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“ Recruitment is the process of searching the candidates for employment and stimulating them to apply for jobs in the organization ” Meaning:  Recruitment is the activity that links the employers and the job seekers. Flippo. A process of finding and attracting capable applicants for employment .DEFINITION AND MEANING OF RECRUITMENT According to Edwin B.

A process of finding and attracting capable applicants for employment. The result is a pool of applications from which new employees are selected. The process begins when new recruits are sought and ends when their applications are submitted. It is the process to discover sources of manpower to meet the requirement of staffing and to employ effective measures for attracting that manpower in adequate numbers to facilitate effective selection of an efficient working force. .

RECRUITMENT NEEDS ARE OF THREE TYPES PLANNED The needs arising from changes in organization and retirement policy. deaths. . illness give rise to unexpected needs. accidents. UNEXPECTED Resignation. ANTICIPATED Anticipated needs are those movements in personnel. which an organization can predict by studying trends in internal and external environment.

• Create a talent pool of candidates to enable the selection of best candidates for the organisation. • Help increase the success rate of selection process.IMPORTANCE OF RECRUITMENT • Attract and encourage more and more candidates to apply in the organisation. • Increase the pool of job candidates at minimum cost. • Recruitment is the process which links the employers with the employees. .

Identify vacancy 2.RECRUITMENT PROCESS 1. Arrange interviews 7. Advertising the vacancy 4. Prepare job description and person specification 3. Managing the response 5. Conducting interview and decision making . Short-listing 6.


External Sources • Walk-ins • Employee referrals • Advertising • Educational associations • Professional agencies • E-recruitment (general recruitment agents/ companies’ own sites) • Word-of-mouth .


TRENDS ARE BEING SEEN IN RECRUITMENT • Outsourcing • Poaching • E-Recruitment .

Also known as “Online recruitment”.com. besides e-mail. . The internet penetration in India is increasing and has tremendous potential.” There are more than 18 million resume’s floating online across the world. The tool can be either a job website like naukri. it is the use of technology or the web based tools to assist the recruitment process. According to a study by NASSCOM – “Jobs is among the top reasons why new users will come on to the internet.“E-RECRUITMENT” The buzzword and the latest trends in recruitment is the “E-Recruitment”. the organisation’s corporate web site or its own intranet.

Companies have added an application system to its website. as and when the roles become available. .THE TWO KINDS OF ERECRUITMENT THAT AN ORGANISATION CAN USE IS – Job portals – posting the position with the job description and the job specification on the job portal and also searching for the suitable resumes posted on the site corresponding to the opening in the organisation. where the ‘passive’ job seekers can submit their resumes into the database of the organisation for consideration in future. Creating a complete online recruitment/application section in the companies own website. .

searching for prospective employees and stimulating them to apply for jobs in an organization . .SELECTION • According to Thomas stone “Selection is the process of differentiating between applicants in order to identify and hire those with a greater likelihood of success on the jobs. • The objective of the selection decision is to choose the individual who can most successfully perform the job from the pool of qualified candidates. • In simple words…… • It is the functions performed by the management of selecting the right employees .After identifying the sources of human resources.

SELECTION PROCESS FLOWCHART Job analysis Recruitment Application form Written examination Group Discussion interview Reference checks Line managers decision Medical examination .

by attracting organization. more and more employees to apply in the organization. most suitable persons for 2. recruitments is to create a 2.It the process of searching 1.It Involves the series of the candidates for employment steps by which the candidates and stimulating them to apply are screened for choosing the for jobs in the organization. .DIFFERENTIATION BETWEEN RECRUITMENT AND SELECTION Recruitment Selection 1.The basic purpose of vacant posts.The basic purpose of talent pool of candidates to selection process is to choose enable the selection of best the right candidate to fill the candidates for the various positions in the organization.

• • • 3.Selection is concerned 4.e.Recruitment is with selecting the most concerned with tapping suitable candidate through the sources of human various interviews and tests. Recruitment is a 3. 5.There is no contract of recruitment established in recruitment contract of service between the employer and the selected employee. resources.Selection is a negative positive process i. Selection results in a 5 . process as it involves encouraging more and rejection of the unsuitable more employees to candidates. apply 4 . .

Help to reduce the probability of turnover Helps to get organizations legal and social obligations. Helps to increase organization and individual effectiveness. . Help to increase success rate or individual & organization.IMPORTANCE OF RECRUITMENT AND SELECTION Helps to get a proper candidate.