Today one of the most important decisions faced by any organization is recruiting the right people. Some organizations appear to be highly effective while others struggle. Recruitment andselection plays a vital role in planning of human resource of an organization.Recruitment is the process of identifying and attracting a group of potential candidates fromwithin and outside the organization to evaluate for employment. Once these candidates areidentified, the process of selecting appropriate employees for employment can begin. This meanscollecting, measuring, and evaluating information about candidates¶ qualifications for specified positions. Organizations use these practices to increase the likelihood of hiring individuals whohave the right skills and abilities to be successful in the target job.This research is divided into two parts. Part one of this research includes deals with thecomparative analysis of the recruitment models L&T and Godrej & Boyce.Conducting a gap analysis of the recruitment model of L&T.Part two of this research deals with the study of psychometric tests which are used in therecruitment and selection process and proposing a recruitment model for L&T.
Psychometric tests have been used since the early part of the 20th century and were originallydeveloped for use in educational psychology. These days, outside education, we are most likelyto encounter psychometric testing as part of the recruitment or selection process. Tests of thissort are devised by occupational psychologists and their aim is to provide employers with areliable method of selecting the most suitable job applicants or candidates for promotion.These are powerful tools used by organizations for the selection, development and managementof people. They provide help to management in areas such as motivation and team building.When used in recruitment they ensure that candidates are treated fairly and measured against acommon yardstick. Tests can be used to challenge the stereo typed judgements made byinterviews and often enable a more objective analysis to take place than possible by interviewalone.