Staff Recruitment and Selection Essay example

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Staff Recruitment and Selection

In this section I will be explaining and discussing the organisations
(Southgate college) procedures for recruiting and selecting staff and also identifying the

Key factors that have to be considered at every stage of this process.

Procedures

1. Job analysis: is there a need for a vacancy? Either because:

(i) The nature of the job has changed, which could result in restructuring hence the availability of more jobs.

(ii) A person has left or been promoted, leaving an available space in their former position

2. If there is a vacancy a job description is complied:

(i) The task of the job

(ii) The behaviour to achieve these tasks

So Southgate College will have to
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The importance of recruitment & selection in Southgate College is taken very seriously they go through all of these procedures to ensure that they can recruit the best applicant for the job. So a lot of effort and detail is put into the three documents Person spec, Job spec and Advertisement.

Analysis of the recruitment documents

In this section I will be analysing the three documents used by the organisation (Southgate College) and evaluate the quality of information of these in relation to their purpose.

Job description

The main purpose of the job description shows the details of the vacancy and what duties tasks should be filled. The aim of the job description for Southgate College is to itemise all the tasks involved in the job (Admissions assistant) and try to allocate a proportion of the working week of each task. Also to turn enquiries from capable people into real jobs with the right person in the particular job
(Admissions assistant).

The reasons for this document are:

1. In carrying out appraisals of employees- a manager cannot appraise his/hers employees if he/she does not know what the job involves.

2. When analysing the job for training needs the manager must be able to see what tasks a job involves so that he/she will be able to determine what training may be required

3. For pay determination

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