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1

Why do firms need to recruit?

Retirement
Employee has taken a job elsewhere
Employee has been discharged from unsatisfactory work
Business is Growing

2

What does HR stand for?

Human Resources

3

What is the definition of HR?

Human Resources is the department that makes sure the right people are employed

4

What is Internal Recruitment?

This occurs when a business looks to fill vacancy from its existing workforce

5

Give the advantages and disadvantages of Internal Recruitment?

Advantages:

Easier to assess applicants as more information is available
Less costly and quicker than external research
Employee is already familiar with organisation policy

Disadvantages:

Training will be needed
Goals may be more difficult to achieve
Fewer Applicants

6

What is External Recruitment?

This is when a business looks to fill a vacancy from any suitable applicant from outside the business

7

Give examples of External Recruitment

Advertising - Newspapers and Magazines
Job Centres - Government organisation
Employment Agencies
Word of Mouth

8

Describe the stages of the recruitment process

1. A vacancy occurs
2. Job Description is written
3. A Person Specification is Written
4. Job is advertised
5. Candidates apply
6. Short Listing takes place
7. Vacancy is filled

9

Name the different types of employees

Part time
Full time
Temporary
Permanent

10

What is a Part time Employee?

People that are employed to work for a proportion of the full working week

11

What is a Full time Employee?

People that are employed to work a full working week
(Over 30 hours a week)

12

What is a Temporary employee?

People only employed for a set amount of time

13

What is a Permanent Employee?

People working for a business that work with a indefinite contract