Employee Recruitment Policy Essay

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1. Recruitment refers to the process of finding right people for the right job or function, usually undertaken by recruiters.

It also may be undertaken by an employment agency or a member of staff at the business or organization looking for recruits.

Advertising is commonly part of the recruiting process, and can occur through several means: through online, newspapers, using newspaper dedicated to job advertisement, through professional publication, using advertisements placed in windows, through a job center, through campus graduate recruitment programs, etc.

Headhunting is a frequently used name when referring to third party recruiters, but there are significant differences. In general, a company would employ a head-hunter
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Can eliminate political infighting over a promotion

There are also disadvantages as well in recruiting externally.

1. Recruiting costs – It can be more expensive and time consuming as the management has to train the staff from scratch.
2. Hiring mistakes – after training and coaching the new staff, the management then realize that the staff was not right for the job in the first place.
3. Reduced Promotion Opportunities – there will be lesser promotions in the organization and current staff may feel frustrated as their work is not recognized.

2. The growth in non-standard work is widely seen as serving employers' needs for flexibility. It provides them with access to specialized skills - for example, to launch or carry out a particular project. It is also a way to reduce labour costs because workers are there "as needed".
The types of temporary employment are as follows:
• Permanent employment (permanent part time contract)
• Fixed term contracts and specified purpose contracts (hired for a specific job or task, for example in computer exhibitions)
• Temporary employment agency contracts (employees of the employment agency)
• Independent contractors (self employed independent contractors)
• Borrowed, loaned and shared employees (sharing of employees by 2 organizations)
• Internships and co-op placements (Employees who seek work experience come to voluntary organizations from colleges, universities and secondary schools, or through
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