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DEFINITION

It is the process of finding and attracting capable

applicants for employment, The process begins when new recruits are sought and ends when their applications are submitted. The result is pool of applicants from which new employees are selected.

Purpose & importance


Determines the present and future requirements of

the org. in relation with HP and JA Increase the pool of candidates in minimum cost To increase the success rate of selection process Reduce the probability of immediate attrition Meet legal and social obligation Identify and prepare potential job applicants Increase individual effectiveness in short & long term Evaluate the effectiveness of recruiting techniques

Attract highly qualified and competent people


Ensure that the selected candidate stay longer with Make sure that there is a match between cost & benefit Helps the org. create more culturally diverse work-

force.

FACTORS GIVERNING RECRUITMENT


External factors 1. Supply & demand 2. Unemployment rate 3. Labour market 4. Political social 5. Sons of soil 6. image

FACTORS GOVERNING RECRUITMENT


INTERNAL FACTORS 1. Recruitment policy 2. HRP 3. Size of the firm 4. Cost 5. Growth & expansion

RECRUITMENT PROCESS
Recruitment Planning
Strategy Development Searching Screening Evaluation & control

RECRUITMENT PROCEES
Number of contacts
Type of contacts

STRATEGY DEVELOPMENT
Make or buy
Technological sophistication Where to look How to look

INTERNAL RECRUITMENT
Present employees
Employee referrals Former employees Previous applicants

EVALUATION OF INTERNAL RECRUITMENTS


Less costly than external
Better knowledge Boost employee morale

EXTERNAL RECRUITMENT
Professional or trade associations
Advertisement Employment exchange Campus recruitment Walk-ins & write-ins Consultants Contractors Displaced persons

Radio & television


Acquisitions & mergers Competitors E-recruiting

Evaluation of external recruitment


Benefit of new skill & talents
Full fill reservation requirement Avoid resentment

SEARCHING
Source activation
Selling

SCREENING
Elimination
Choosing the right candidate

EVALUATION & CONTROL


Salaries for recruitment
Management & professional time spent on preparing

job description, job specifications, advertisements, agency liaison etc. Cost of advertisement or agency fees Cost of producing supporting literature Recruitment overheads & administrative expenses Cost recruiting suitable candidates for the selection process.