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MGT431 Staffing Plan Paper Week 2 Ind. Assign.


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Staffing Plan for Farm Bureau Insurance Company 1 Staffing Plan for Farm Bureau Insurance Company NAME MGT 431 Human Resources Management DATE Staffing Plan for Farm Bureau Insurance Company 2 Staffing Plan for WHATEVER COMPANY NAME YOU CHOOSE Introduction Staffing is one of the most important processes that a company does to reach maximum success Each organization is different and will have unique ways of staffing the company Farm Bureau Insurance staffs each district claims office according to their number of counties and claims handled per year The district claims office in Stillwater requires a unique number of individuals including adjustors secretaries and a single manager to lead the team With an effective staffing plan manpower is put where it is needed and tasks are completed with quality customer service Farm Bureau Insurance uses accurate geographical calculation and previous numbers to have an organized and efficient staffing plan Informed decisions about jobs take place in the context of the organization s overall work ow Through the process of work ow design managers analyze the tasks needed to produce a product or service With this information they assign these tasks to specific jobs and positions Gerhart Hollenbeck Noe amp Wright 2007 With creating a staffing plan for the Stillwater office legal compliance is at the top of the list Without following the rules of the land the staffing plan will be useless and accompanied with a waste of time money and resources Functional Areas and Number of People The first step in the staffing plan is to determine which areas need to be filled and by how many people Farm Bureau Insurance views staffing as part of the overall corporate strategy and understands the importance of an effective plan When it s treated Staffing Plan for Farm Bureau Insurance Company 3 as an integrated part of corporate strategy staffing helps build world class organizations with the ability to achieve superior performance AllBusinesscom 2010 Farm Bureau Insurance has multiple functional areas within the organization Within the Stillwater branch claims adjustors are needed to view property damaged write estimates investigate claims and pay customers all while providing quality customer service Secretaries are needed to aid the adjustors and direct customers to the appropriate claims handler Secretaries play an important role for the team and customers by answering questions and completing much needed paper work A district claims manager is another vital part of the team providing leadership The manager is responsible for distributing responsibility to the team answering complicated questions and making sure the office is running smoothly The Stillwater district claims office requires eight claims adjustors four secretaries and one district claims manager These numbers are calculated by the number of counties in Stillwater and how many claims were handled the past year These calculations provide an accurate and effective plan for staffing the Stillwater Farm Bureau district office Recruitment Strategies Farm Bureau Insurance has multiple ways of recruiting the right employees to staff their organization One way they recruit individuals is to post a detailed description of the job opening in local newspapers To encourage more people to respond to your advertisements for open positions provide as much detail as possible about financial incentives and benefits Although you might not want to state the salary range outright you can let applicants know how the salaries offered at your facility rank compared to Staffing Plan for Farm Bureau Insurance Company 4 other areas or comparable institutions American Society of Radiologic Technologies 2010 Another recruiting strategy Farm Bureau Insurance uses is simple word of mouth Within the insurance organization acquaintances can easily turn into employment opportunities A lot of insurance experience is within the same category although there are so many different positions and companies Individuals from insurance companies and even private agents talk and know one another so word of mouth can be an effective recruitment strategy Farm Bureau Insurance also recruits by using technology to their advantage Posting job openings on popular job sites is an effective way to locate and place experienced and professional employees Insurance is a great example of an organization that could use technology to recruit employees The insurance field is so diverse and wide spread and technology enables employers to narrow down efficient candidates for specific jobs Legal Compliance While having an effective recruitment strategy and staffing plan legal compliance is something Farm Bureau Insurance keeps at the top of their to do list Farm Bureau follows all laws regarding wages and hours for all employees The Fair Labor Standards Act FLSA prescribes standard for wages and overtime pay which affect most private and public employment The act is administered by the wage and hour division It requires employers to pay covered employees who are not otherwise exempt at least the federal minimum wage and overtime pay of oneandonehalftimes the regular rate of pay US Department of Labor 2010 Farm Bureau Insurance also follows all employee safety regulations workers compensation benefit and discrimination laws Staffing Plan for Farm Bureau Insurance Company 5 Oklahoma Farm Bureau amp Affiliated Companies does not discriminate on the basis of race color religion national origin sex age or disability It is our intention that all qualified applicants be given equal opportunity and that selection decisions be based on jobrelated factors Oklahoma Farm Bureau 2010 Following the laws of the state go right along with Farm Bureaus Insurance s morals and beliefs of a truthful loyal and hardworking work environment they strongly promote for all employees Conclusion Staffing is a key ingredient to an organization thriving for success and long term survival in the economy and world of consumers An effective staffing plan must include planning and calculations Along with an effective plan there must be a recruitment strategy to bring in the right candidates for the right jobs This includes effective ways of recruiting obeying the laws and treating employees fairly Farm Bureau Insurance uses accurate calculations of previous work years and number of counties to determine staffing in each district claims office With these calculations the work load is evenly distributed to claims adjustors who have secretaries that aid them in daily work The manager is key in watching over the whole team and aid the team in complex situations Farm Bureau Insurance follows the laws of the state when staffing any and all offices With these laws the organization does not discriminate and provides a safe and fair working environment Individuals are not overworked and underpaid when these laws are followed Safety regulations provide the safest possible working situations for employees However when accidents do occur workers compensation is strictly followed to make sure the employee and his or her family is taken care of Staffing is an important role in Staffing Plan for Farm Bureau Insurance Company 6 the world of business Farm Bureau Insurance is a great example of how planning calculations and hard work can provide an effective team and fair environment References Community for Radilogic Technologists 2010 American Society of Radiologic Technologists Retrieved from httDsWWWasrtorgcontentrecruitmentretentionRecruitmentToolsRecruitment Strateg 16838 2X D amp B COMPANY 2010 All Business Retrieved from httpWWWallbusinesscomhumanresourcesWorkforcemanagementhiring recruitment 3 68395 1 html Oklahoma Farm Bureau 2010 Job Postings Retrieved from httpWWWokfarrninsurancecomaboutjobPostingsasp Raymond A Noe John R Hollenbeck Barry Gerhart Patrick M Wright copyright 2007 McGraWHill a business unit of the McGraWHill Companies Inc United States Department of Labor 2010 United States Department of Labor Retrieved from httnWWWdolgovonaaboutdollaWSDrOghtm Staffing Plan for Farm Bureau Insurance Company 7


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