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Factors to be Considered When Planning to Fill a Vacancy and Carrying Out Interviews

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Key Recruitment Documents and Factors to be Considered When Planning to Fill a Vacancy and Carrying Out Interviews

In the Human Resource Management process first Marks and Spencer's would use Human Resource Planning (H.R.P) this looks at how many employees the business will need in the future, as well as the type of employee that will be required e.g. graduate trainees, skilled-manual and supervisors. H.R.P. also ensures that the 'right' employee is in the 'right' job, to ensure maximum efficiency and effectiveness of the workforce.

After H.R.P the business can then go through the process of recruitment and selection of new employees.

The first task that needs to be done is that a job
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The job may be advertised within the business as well as externally as they could already have the right person for the job inside the business this is an advantage to the business if that person is successful because less training and induction period will be needed and also they will know how the business is run, as well as far less time and money being spent on the whole process. Although saying this if a job is taken from inside the business then they will have to start the process again to fill that applicants former job.

Applicants will send a letter stating why they think they are good for the job and their desire for it. The H.R.M department then needs to send out application forms, and request a Curriculum Vitae (CV) from them.

It is vitally important that the application form is made so to suit the specific position that is being advertised, it will need to entail relevant questions, which are, legal, inoffensive and essential to find out the information they will need about their applicants. Once these application forms have been completed and returned to the business (sometime applicant include a CV and a covering letter probably because they feel that the application form doesn't bring out the best in their abilities and attributes they could bring to the business) then the short-listing process will begin,
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