5DPP Assignment Nov 2014 Essay

Words: 3157
Pages: 13

Julie Wilson
Intermediate Diploma in Human Resource Management
Developing Professional Practice


Contents Page;

1.0 Background of the Organisation
2.0 Introduction
3.0 Project Planning Tool
4.0 Project Plan
5.0 Risk Assessment
6.0 Creative Thinking
7.0 Project Team
8.0 Political Behaviour
9.0 Recommendations & Conclusion
10.0 Reference Page

1.0 Background of the Organisation
Boots is a member of Alliance Boots, an international pharmacy-led health and beauty group. Our purpose is to help our customers look and feel better than they ever thought possible.
Boots customers are at the heart of our business. We're committed to providing exceptional customer and patient care, be the first choice for pharmacy
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Finally the Senior Leadership Team will want a process that encompasses all of these points, is more cost effective, meets legalities, therefore protecting the Boots Brand.
To deliver on all of this, clearly defined objectives will need to be agreed.
Mullins 2013 (p507) states; ‘A commonly used mnemonic to summarise the characteristics of good objectives is SMART. Specific, Measureable, Achievable, Realistic, Timebound’

The objectives for this project are;
1. Devise a simpler and more cost effective seasonal recruitment process for stores and candidates.
2. Improve the adherence to legalities when recruiting new staff.
3. Improve the quality of seasonal recruits.
The project team have identified a number of activities from the above objectives, that once delivered will ensure these objectives are achieved.
1. Improve the seasonal recruitment process by aligning it with year round recruitment and selection processes online, thus eliminating paper applications.
2. Improve the document and reference checking procedure by completing these checks through the recruitment centre as part of the online recruitment and selection process.
3. Improve the quality of seasonal recruits by utilising experienced recruitment consultants to screen applications as part of the online application process.