Flashcards in 4.1 Recruitment Deck (13)
Why do firms need to recruit?
Employee has taken a job elsewhere
Employee has been discharged from unsatisfactory work
Business is Growing
What does HR stand for?
What is the definition of HR?
Human Resources is the department that makes sure the right people are employed
What is Internal Recruitment?
This occurs when a business looks to fill vacancy from its existing workforce
Give the advantages and disadvantages of Internal Recruitment?
Easier to assess applicants as more information is available
Less costly and quicker than external research
Employee is already familiar with organisation policy
Training will be needed
Goals may be more difficult to achieve
What is External Recruitment?
This is when a business looks to fill a vacancy from any suitable applicant from outside the business
Give examples of External Recruitment
Advertising - Newspapers and Magazines
Job Centres - Government organisation
Word of Mouth
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
Name the different types of employees
What is a Part time Employee?
People that are employed to work for a proportion of the full working week
What is a Full time Employee?
People that are employed to work a full working week
(Over 30 hours a week)
What is a Temporary employee?
People only employed for a set amount of time