Recruitment Practices

  1. 1 Describe the value of recruitment methods.

The first stage in any HR program is recruiting, closely followed by selection. A selection system can only be as good as the individuals who apply in the first place.2 Strategic recruiting has become a cornerstone for many companies, in which ­recruiting practices are developed in alignment with long-term strategic goals. As for defining “success” in recruiting, most research suggests that the best system attracts candidates who are highly knowledgeable about the job and the ­organization.3 Such candidates are likely to have a better fit between their skills and job requirements, and to be more satisfied in the jobs they take. Consistent with these findings, some of the most ...

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