- World's Largest Collection of Interview Questions & Answers, FAQs, queries, sample papers, exam papers, dumps, what, why, how, where, when questions
Interview Success Kit - Get Success in Job Interviews Interview Success Kit - 30,000 Interview Que. & Ans.
Covers 30,000+ Interview Questions asked in actual MNC Interviews - all with model answers.
Get Your Dream Job Now -
Sponsored Links
Interview Questions
Our Services

Question :
What is the main role of HR in an organization?

Posted by: r.kokila on 3/29/2014

Contact r.kokila Contact r.kokila
Category HR Interview Questions
Rating (3.8) By 76 users
Added on 3/29/2014
Views 550
Rate it!

The Human Resources Department of a company deals with

Employment, recruitment, and placement
Employer/employee relations
Compensation, benefits, and insurance
Employee assistance
Training and development

Posted by: Saraswathy.S

Contact Saraswathy.S Contact Saraswathy.S

Well, The role of HR is not only managing the human resource but also it is a strategic business contributor. It is not worthless to say that HR provide the support to management in accomplishing the organizational objectives. Intellectual Management or Human Resource Management in this transition phase is handling by HR.

Posted by: Manzoor Ahmad Awan

Contact Manzoor Ahmad Awan Contact Manzoor Ahmad Awan

HR stands for Human Resource, who conducts the interviews for different posts on different times in an organization.

Posted by: Hariom Swami

Contact Hariom Swami Contact Hariom Swami

Identify staff vacancies and recruit, interview and select applicants.Allocate human resources, ensuring appropriate matches between personnel.Perform difficult staffing duties, including dealing with understaffing, refereeing disputes, firing employees, and administering disciplinary procedures. Plan and conduct new employee orientation to foster positive attitude toward organizational objectives.Serve as a link between management and employees by handling questions, interpreting and administering contracts and helping resolve work-related problems.Analyze training needs to design employee development, language training and health and safety programs. Conduct exit interviews to identify reasons for employee termination.Develop, administer and evaluate applicant tests.

Posted by: Deepti Shukla

Contact Deepti Shukla Contact Deepti Shukla

The main Role of Hr is to place the right candidate on the right place in a cost effective manner and achieve its maximum satisfactory level.

Posted by: sakshi sahni

Contact sakshi sahni Contact sakshi sahni

The main role of HR is to act as a liason between the management and workforce of the organization. He/she has to ensure cordial relations among the two parties and create a win-win situation for both.

Posted by: Guinja

Contact Guinja Contact Guinja

The main role of HR is to act as a liaison between the management and workforce of the organization. He/she has to ensure cordial relations among the two parties and create a win-win situation for both.

Posted by: Guinja

Contact Guinja Contact Guinja

Employees are the assets of the organization and HR invests in these assets and help them add value to the organization.

Posted by: mudita gupta

Contact mudita gupta Contact mudita gupta

As an employee sponsor or advocate, the HR manager plays an integral role in organizational success via his knowledge about and advocacy of people. This advocacy includes expertise in how to create a work environment in which people will choose to be motivated, contributing, and happy.

Posted by: jaswinder kaur bedi

Contact jaswinder kaur bedi Contact jaswinder kaur bedi

HR is required to any kind of organization, because it will be like lader to the all functions of the company, maintain cordial and smooth environment in the org.

Posted by: suresh

Contact suresh Contact suresh

Planning, budgeting, organizing and reporting. this is to say HR has the vital role to play in tne organization

Posted by: MARY MARCUS


hr is a link between the management and the workers or one can say that hr people bridge the gap between the mngt and workers.since human resource are the most important assets of any organization hr plays an important role in hiring,training,motivating,appraising the depends on hr department how they make right decisions in selecting employees and encouraging them to deliver their best.all this ultimately leads to quality of service offered by the organization

Posted by: neha shukla

Contact neha shukla Contact neha shukla

Should be able to motivate the weakest employee in the organization.An Hr should be a problem solver.

Posted by: midhila kumaran

Contact midhila kumaran Contact midhila kumaran

The main role of HR in an organisation is to hire right people for the right job i.e best talent from the industry and not only hiring the best talent but also retaining them by keeping them satisfied.

Posted by: Varsha Rani

Contact Varsha Rani Contact Varsha Rani

HR dept. is set up under the leadership of hr manager who has specializd knowledge and skills. He performs managerials functions as well as operative functions. As he is manager so he performs managerial functions like planning, organising, coordinating, controlling to manage his department. He aslo performs operative function which other depts may entrust to him. He has to play multiple role in effective management of human resources and human relations in the organisation. ideally he should concentrate to draw mangerial attention to human problems.
managing is the job of every manager in the org.
important roles are:
1.Policy initiation,
2.advisory role
3.Linking role.
4.representative role
5. decision making role.
6. Mediator role.
7. Leadership role.
8. Welfare role
9. research role.

Posted by: DR. Neeta Suhag

Contact DR. Neeta Suhag Contact DR. Neeta Suhag

The role of HR has gradually grown to a strategist level from that of a mere administrative function as it was seen before. HR managers are now seen as business partners in overall growth of the company as the human resources are being recognised as the the prime asset. Thus, HR managers now needs to have wide understanding of the business in addition to ability to align the conventional HR functions of recruitment, performance appraisal,retention etc to the corporate strategy of the organization...

Posted by: Mitali

Contact Mitali Contact Mitali

Its an end to end process, you have to take all the formalities/ activities related human relation management. starting from recruitment process, till exit interview and closing the file of the employee. any query, any misconduct. you will be the first person to know about. you should have the capacity to deal with it.

Posted by: Naveen

Contact Naveen Contact Naveen

hr mainly deals with managing the public relations of talks with the outside people and company to boost their own revenue.also it takes part in recruitment.

Posted by: rupa srivastava

Contact rupa srivastava Contact rupa srivastava

to mainatin human resource n to maint ain the human relatones in the company in short frm security office to canteen every is on responsibility of hr person.

Posted by: deepak

Contact deepak Contact deepak

seeking the skills and qualities of employees and utilize the employees abilities in an appropriate manner is the main role of HR in an organization.

Posted by: srijit sri kumar

Contact srijit sri kumar Contact srijit sri kumar

Finding out right person for the right job..

Posted by: Parthasarathy

Contact Parthasarathy Contact Parthasarathy

HR is ladder between organisation and employees without HR organisation can not develop skilled employee who can bring the organisation at top.Functioanly HR
recruit ,Hire ,payroll management,trained as required & place at right possion of the organisation.Operationaly HR brings to policies to the welfare of employees so that employee can work with full efforts to reach the organisation at top.

Posted by: Ritesh Verma

Contact Ritesh Verma Contact Ritesh Verma

The main function of HRD is recruitment, selection,training & development, performance appraisal,compensation,employee welfare.

Posted by: soni choudhary

Contact soni choudhary Contact soni choudhary

the main function of hr is to place the right candided at the right time and aiso in the right position .he also handels recruitment &selections etc .

Posted by: sonali

Contact sonali Contact sonali

earlier hr was considered as an oprational approach bt now it becomes means managing resources for the organization effectiveness where resources stands for manpower.

Posted by: swati sood

Contact swati sood Contact swati sood

human resource management is the function with inthe organization. that focuses on recuritment of, management of, and providing directions for the people who working in the organization.

Posted by: swathi

Contact swathi Contact swathi

HR is a process through which a company gets a strategic support and enhance its allied purposes to achieve the ultimate goal.HR is not only limited with recruitment and training development it links employees to the work force and gives an organisation a new vision.

Posted by: Subhabrata Das

Contact Subhabrata Das Contact Subhabrata Das

Hr helps the organization to reach its goals and objectives faster than the fixed period of time.. it also helps the employees to have satisfaction with the work and the pay they receives for their work... Hr is like a teacher to student where the hr helps in maintaining the good relation b/w parent and child just like management and employee of organization..

Posted by: golikarthik

Contact golikarthik Contact golikarthik

it is a great pleasure to tell answer for this question, b cos HR is the key asset for the organization success in the way of Recruiting, giving placements, and conducting training and development program and mainly Retaining of the success full persons in the company for a long time. so it is the necessary for Every company or organization

Posted by: jagan mohan

Contact jagan mohan Contact jagan mohan


Posted by: kishan singh charan

Contact kishan singh charan Contact kishan singh charan

The main work of HR is making the people involve in the organization very efficient....first identify the need if there any vacancy then recruit,select and finally give placement.there is need for training and and development which is also done by HR.THE MAIN FUNCTION IS create an environment of sense of belongingness....

Posted by: ttuna `the dynamic`

Contact ttuna `the dynamic` Contact ttuna `the dynamic`

The major role of HR in any organization is PDCIM i.e Procurement, Development, Compensation, Integration and Maintenance of people at work in the organization to accomplish the long range benefits.

Posted by: ESRAFIL ALI


Human Resources may set strategies and develop policies, standards, systems, and processes that implement these strategies in a whole range of areas in order to development the organization. The following are typical of a wide range of organizations:
Recruitment and selection (resourcing)
Organizational design and development
Business transformation and change management
Performance, conduct and behavior management
Industrial and employee relations
Compensation, rewards, and benefits management
Training and development (learning management)

Posted by: grewalz

Contact grewalz Contact grewalz

The role of hr department is being transformed as line managers assume greater responsibility for a number of people management activities and as hr specialist focus more closely on integrating hr and corporate strategy.

Posted by: pankaj govind bhai chaudhari

Contact pankaj govind bhai chaudhari Contact pankaj govind bhai chaudhari

There are 4 M Required by an Organization like MAN,MACHINE,MATERIAL Money .but most Important is MEN, OR Human Resource.The role of HR IS VERY Vital like Recruitment,Interview ,Selection,Compensation Mgt,Grievance Handling,T&D,360 Degree Feedback,negotiation,& Exit Interview..Without HR even we cant think about organization.

Posted by: jyoti sharma

Contact jyoti sharma Contact jyoti sharma

The role of H.R person, which helps the people to acquire their competencies for their present job and for future job as well in the organization.

Posted by: Parikshit

Contact Parikshit Contact Parikshit

1.Hiring & Firing ,retrenchment.
2.Conducting performance appraisals
3.Training and development
4.Employee feedback
5.Performance bonus & Rewards.
6.Talent acquisition
7.Responsible for handling personal information of Employees.
8.Fixing remuneration , bonus and increment.
9.Motivation of employees by conducting special programmes
10.Performance review.

The above are the mailn roles of HR in any organisation.

Posted by: shree

Contact shree Contact shree


Posted by: malyadri

Contact malyadri Contact malyadri

HR means human resource, who managing the people in the organisation and mainttaing the relations between the employees.the main key role is to recuiting the right person at the right time at the right place

Posted by: sandhya

Contact sandhya Contact sandhya

Hr is to help all level to do a better job efficiently & effectively.Real role of hr is to touch the hearts & soul of the people who works in the organization.

Posted by: swati shukla

Contact swati shukla Contact swati shukla

hr is main element of he responsible for effective utilization of all other resources.following role of hr
1.managerial role
2.procurement role
3.integration role
4.compensation role
5.development role

Posted by: jitender malik

Contact jitender malik Contact jitender malik

If you have the better answer, then send it to us. We will display your answer after the approval.
Rules to Post Answers in

  • There should not be any Spelling Mistakes.
  • There should not be any Gramatical Errors.
  • Answers must not contain any bad words.
  • Answers should not be the repeat of same answer, already approved.
  • Answer should be complete in itself.
  • Name :*
    Email Id :*
    Answer :*
    Verification Code Code Image - Please contact webmaster if you have problems seeing this image code Not readable? Load New Code
    Process Verification Enter the above shown code: *
    Inform me about updated answers to this question

    Related Questions
    View Answer
    What is meant by HR?
    View Answer
    Briefly describe your ideal job?
    View Answer
    What motivates you to do good job?
    View Answer
    The work is very hard then how to overcome stress?
    View Answer
    Why are u change to voice process to non-voice process?
    Why do you leave your previous organization ?
    View Answer
    which is most unforgattable movement in ur life?
    View Answer
    If for a psu if que.comes like what u can contribute towards the progress of company..then what should be the ans?
    View Answer
    Why u choose MBA after doing graduation in science stream?
    View Answer
    What would you most like to accomplish if you had this job?
    View Answer
    What is the amount of pf and esi for employee to deducted ?
    View Answer
    What is onroll?
    View Answer

    Please Note: We keep on updating better answers to this site. In case you are looking for Jobs, Pls Click Here - Best Freshers & Experienced Jobs Website.

    View ALL HR Interview Questions & Answers

    User Options
    Latest 20 Questions
    Where are Blocks located?
    How to make a block cacheable?
    What is the need of making Blocks cacheable?
    Explain groups concept in user management of Concrete5?
    What is department?
    What is departmental accounting?
    What is departmental accounting?
    What is departmental accounting?
    What is meant by invoice price?
    What are the features of dependent branch?
    What is a foreign branch?
    What is a foreign branch?
    What is a foreign branch?
    Name and explain the two types of Inland Branch.
    Explain Inland Branch.
    What are the types of branch?
    What is the responsibility of a branch manager?
    Who is a branch manager?
    What is the primary objective of branch accounting?
    What is branch accounting?

    Fresher Jobs | Experienced Jobs | Government Jobs | Walkin Jobs | Company Profiles | Interview Questions | Placement Papers | Companies In India | Consultants In India | Colleges In India | Exams In India | Latest Results | Notifications In India | Call Centers In India | Training Institutes In India | Job Communities In India | Courses In India | Jobs by Keyskills | Jobs by Functional Areas

    Testing Articles | Testing Books | Testing Certifications | Testing FAQs | Testing Downloads | Testing Interview Questions | Testing Jobs | Testing Training Institutes

    Gate Articles | Gate Books | Gate Colleges | Gate Downloads | Gate Faqs | Gate Jobs | Gate News | Gate Sample Papers | Gate Training Institutes

    MBA Articles | MBA Books | MBA Case Studies | MBA Business Schools | MBA Current Affairs | MBA Downloads | MBA Events | MBA Notifications | MBA FAQs | MBA Jobs
    MBA Job Consultants | MBA News | MBA Results | MBA Courses | MBA Sample Papers | MBA Interview Questions | MBA Training Institutes

    GRE Articles | GRE Books | GRE Colleges | GRE Downloads | GRE Events | GRE FAQs | GRE News | GRE Training Institutes | GRE Sample Papers

    IAS Articles | IAS Books | IAS Current Affairs | IAS Downloads | IAS Events | IAS FAQs | IAS News | IAS Notifications | IAS UPSC Jobs | IAS Previous Question Papers
    IAS Results | IAS Sample Papers | IAS Interview Questions | IAS Training Institutes | IAS Toppers Interview

    SAP Articles | SAP Books | SAP Certifications | SAP Companies | SAP Study Materials | SAP Events | SAP FAQs | SAP Jobs | SAP Job Consultants
    SAP Links | SAP News | SAP Sample Papers | SAP Interview Questions | SAP Training Institutes |

    Copyright ©2003-2016, All Rights Reserved.
    Privacy Policy | Terms and Conditions

    Cache = 0.015625 Seconds