Re-Engineering of Recruitment Process at Inova Health Systems

798 Words Dec 30th, 2012 4 Pages
divisions of Inova Health System are:

Hospitals 3

Outpatient centers 7

Long term care facilities 2

Nursing visits to home Additional Service

Total Employees 10000

HR administration Independent

Disadvantages of decentralised recruitments system followed by Inova:

1. Duplication of advertising expenses for same organisation

2. Advertisment expenses for last year is $ 500.000, is high

3. Units compete with one another to recruit from same labour market

4. Candidates have to apply and attend interview at each interested unit separately

5. Internal mobility is less for current employees

6. Corporate identity is not consistent, due to unit specific advertisements
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The bench marking is also used as input for performance evaluation system and to take corrective and preventive actions based upon weaknesses identified.

3. Would you choose to centralize the recruitment function? Why or why not?

Yes I would recommend centralization of recruitment function among different units because of following advantages:

a) Uniform record keeping systems

b) Better internal mobility for employees

c) Job rotation of employees enhances their skills

d) Cost of recruitment is reduced due to combining of requirements and increased efficiency, such as software and administration cost

e) Uniform corporate identity among employees and public

f) Easier for candidates as they have to apply through one window and also attend interview only once. The organisation benefits by interviewing each candidate only once for all units.

g) Compensation system and administrations systems at each unit can be further made more uniform based on common recruitment function.

4. If you recommend a centralized recruiting office, what services would it provide?

a) Receive labour recruitments with specifications from various units.

b) Maintain common database of potential candidates.

c) Advertising and promotional campaigns for improving corporate identity and attract talent.

d) Training of candidates after selection, further evaluation and
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