Video:What is Human Resource Development?with Meghan Lynn Allen
Human resources development is the area of a company which organizes and assists employee personnel. Human resources is responsible for training new employees and overseeing their development in the company.See Transcript
Transcript:What is Human Resource Development?Hi! This is Meghan Lynn Allen for About.com, and today we're answering the question, what is human resource development?
Human Resources Ensure the Employee Development in the CompanyYou've probably heard the term human resources before. Maybe you've even visited your HR department. But do you know what their official capacity is? It's the framework for helping employees develop in an organization, through the development of both the organization and the individual, to achieve performance improvement. Human resource development ensures a match between individual and organizational needs.
There are many opportunities to learn about human resource development as a human resources employee, or just the employee of a company. There are college courses, online courses, workplace sessions that your human resource office will set up to learn more about what your company has to offer you, and how you can change and achieve your goals within that company.
Human Resource Development Includes Training New EmployeesHuman resource development includes training after he or she is hired, providing opportunities for that employee to learn new skills, and also the resources to make those skills, those tasks happen, as well as any other developmental activities.
Human resource development specifically deals with the training and development of new employees. You might see a human resources development handbook, or the acronym H.R.D. - that stands for Human Resources Development. They'll plan your trainings, and new learning opportunities so you can move up within the company. They're here for your current job, and for your future job.
If you are a new employee looking for information, stop by your HR office, where they can provide you with the information and opportunities that are best for you. Thanks for watching. To learn more, visit us on the web at About.com.