Recruitment Is The Key For Job Success

1801 WordsSep 9, 20148 Pages
Introduction Research states that a company’s most important task to undertake is recruitment (Wilden, 2014). One of the many reasons a company recruits is not only to succeed as a business, but also to surpass their competitors. One can agree that finding good talent in today’s market is rather difficult and HR managers across the nation have tried different methods of recruitment in order to find the best candidates for their company. Dressler (2010) states recruitment is the process of having the right person in the right place at the right time, to carry out specific functions in an organization. Montgomery, (1996) highlights the idea of “fit” as the key to job success, suggesting having the right person in the right place at the right time that “fits” in with the culture of the organization is the key to successful recruitment. While Chatman, (1989) argues “fit” as where both the prospective candidate and the company have the same goals. Price (2009) states that the quality of employees recruited in an organization will be the difference between a successful profitable company and that of a declining company whose choice of recruitment is lacking. An employee is an essential part of a business, without them a business cannot succeed. That is why recruiting new employees who will improve the organization and move it in a forward direction is easier said than done. Since this is no easy task it is easy to denote that the more we focus on the selection process, the
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