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CHAPTER 7: POST-TEST QUIZ

1. All of the following are methods of outsourcing recruiting EXCEPT:

a. employment agencies.

b. professional employment organizations.

c. Internet-based recruiting.

d. employee leasing companies.

2. An organization that hires highly qualified people even when the organization is in a period of no
growth is engaged in:

a. reverse hiring.

b. strategic recruiting.

c. negative selection.

d. cyclical hiring.

3. Many employers turn to flexible staffing because of the cost of maintaining a regular workforce and
the:

a. ability to avoid certain government regulations.

b. willingness of temporary workers to take dead-end jobs.

c. higher KSAs temporary workers and independent contractors possess.

d. need for stable, dependable employees.

4. The group of persons who are evaluated for selection is the:

a. selection population.

b. applicant population.

c. labor pool.

d. applicant pool.

5. The Tripartite Guidelines on Non-Discriminatory Job Advertisement for employers in Singapore is


legally binding.

a. True

b. False

6. Which of the following is NOT classified as a non-traditional worker?

a. Older workers

b. Stay-at-home moms

c. Single parents
d. None of the above

7. “Promotion from within" is another term for internal recruitment.

a. True

b. False

8. The major means for recruiting employees internally is:

a. word-of-mouth.

b. an organizational database.

c. managerial selection.

d. job posting.

9. Which statement is NOT true about recruiting via employer websites?

a. Many employers have found them effective.

b. They pull in a greater proportion of hires than do on-line job boards.

c. They are likely to miss "passive" job seekers.

d. Many employers have found them efficient.

10. Which is a disadvantage of Internet recruiting?

a. It provides a narrowed pool of applicants.

b. Employers may get more unqualified applicants.

c. It requires more time than other methods.

d. Costs may be higher.

11. An effective recruiting ad:

a. generates large numbers of protected class applicants.

b. brings in large numbers of applicants.

c. attracts a high proportion of qualified applicants.

d. taps the largest applicant population.

12. A low acceptance rate indicates that:

a. the yield ratio comparing formal applications and offer recipients is high.

b. the organization's recruiters are successful in "closing the deal" with applicants.

c. only a small proportion of applicants have acceptable KSAs.

d. most applicants reject job offers from the organization.