Cipd 3 Rto

1063 Words Nov 11th, 2015 5 Pages
Resourcing Talent RTO 3.
Activity 1
Produce a report of approximately 750 words, in which you identify and assess 4 factors that affect an organisation’s approach to both attracting talent and recruitment and selection. Identify and explain 3 organisational benefits of attracting and retaining a diverse workforce. Describe 3 methods of recruitment and 3 methods of selection.

1.1 Explain the organisational benefits of a diverse workforce.
Publisher Malcolm Forbes once said that 'diversity is the art of thinking independently together.'
Diversity is vital in today's workplace. Having a diverse workforce opens up a wealth of possibilities and helps to encourage creativity and innovation.
Benefits include: * Positive company
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Some of the factors affecting recruitment are: * Supply and demand (external);
The availability of manpower or suitably qualified staff is an important factor in the recruitment process and overall approach to talent planning. If the company has a demand for more professionals / specialised staff and there is limited supply in the market, then the company may have to depend upon internal sources by providing them special training and development programs. This will in turn impact on retention for the company. The company may want to have a more detailed retention policy if they have to invest heavily in staff. * Cost (Internal);
Recruitment can incur a very large cost to an employer, therefore, organizations try to uses the method of recruitment which will have the lowest cost impact to the organization for each candidate. * Competitors (external);
The recruitment policies of the competitors also effect the recruitment of your own organizations. To remain competitive, sometimes an organization may have to change their recruitment policy according to the policies being followed by other competitors. The recruitment policy of an organization details objectives of recruitment and provides a framework for recruitment. It may mean new organizational systems or procedures need to be developed. * Size of the firm (Internal);
The size of the firm is a very important factor in recruitment process. If the organization is planning to…

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