Role of Communication in Human Resource Management

by Victoria Thompson; Updated September 26, 2017
Human resouces should use positive communication to boost morale.

It is the human resources department's responsibility to hire effective employees and prepare those employees to perform assigned tasks correctly. Communication plays a key role in the relationship.

Benefits

Communication is used in human resources to relay information from directors to employees. This information pertains to company policies or goals. Effective communication increases productivity, which benefits employees and the company. Proper communication techniques can boost employee morale to create a positive work atmosphere.

Considerations

Keep all communication professional between human resources and employees. Employees should never be made to feel uncomfortable, but supported and respected. Human resources should not micromanage employees but communicate information and respect the professionalism of the employee to execute the task.

Effects

Positive communication practices creates a work environment that reduces employee turnover. It is important to keep experienced employees within the company to help train and instruct others.

About the Author

Based in North Carolina, Victoria Thompson has taught middle school for the past 15 years. She holds a Masters of Education in middle school instruction from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. She teaches English daily to English as a second language students.

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