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Assessing Personnel Management Skills

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Updated March, 2008

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Personnel management skills are essential for the long-term success of your business. Firms that possess human resources with exceptional skills have a long-term focus and are more likely to use their skills to take advantage of emerging opportunities.

How would your rate your personnel management skills? Personnel management helps you focus on hiring, training, supervising, evaluating, terminating, and motivating employees. Use the questions below to assess your personnel management skills.

Assessing Personnel Management Skills


Don Hofstrand, retired extension value added agriculture specialist, agdm@iastate.edu