Fundamentals of Human Resource Management

Eighth Edition

DeCenzo and Robbins

Chapter 6
Recruiting

Fundamentals of Human Resource Management 8e, DeCenzo and Robbins

“Qualify

suitable candidates in and the unsuitable out”

Fundamentals of Human Resource Management 8e, DeCenzo and Robbins

Fundamentals of Human Resource Management 8e. DeCenzo and Robbins .Introduction • Recruiting • Once an organization identifies its human resource needs through employment planning. it can begin the process of recruiting potential candidates for actual or anticipated organizational vacancies.

Fundamentals of Human Resource Management 8e.Introduction • Recruiting brings together those with jobs to fill and those seeking jobs. • The process of discovering potential job candidates. DeCenzo and Robbins .

DeCenzo and Robbins .Recruiting Goals • To provide information that will attract a significant pool of qualified candidates and discourage unqualified ones from applying. Fundamentals of Human Resource Management 8e.

salary and benefits offered – Organizational growth or decline Fundamentals of Human Resource Management 8e.Recruiting Goals • Factors that affect recruiting efforts – Organizational size – Employment conditions in the area – Working conditions. DeCenzo and Robbins .

DeCenzo and Robbins . such as discrimination laws – Recruiting costs Fundamentals of Human Resource Management 8e.Recruiting Goals • Constraints on recruiting efforts include: – Organization image – Job attractiveness – Internal organizational policies – Government influence.

the whole world is a relevant labor market. • Home-country nationals are recruited when an organization is searching for someone with extensive company experience to launch a very technical product in a country where it has never sold before.Recruiting: A Global Perspective • For some positions. DeCenzo and Robbins . Fundamentals of Human Resource Management 8e.

Recruiting: A Global Perspective • Host-country nationals (HCNs) are targeted as recruits when companies want each foreign subsidiary to have its own distinct national identity. Fundamentals of Human Resource Management 8e. • In some countries. DeCenzo and Robbins . family adjustment and hostile political environments. laws control how many expatriates a corporation can send. • HCN’s minimize potential problems with language.

Fundamentals of Human Resource Management 8e. DeCenzo and Robbins .Recruiting: A Global Perspective • Recruiting regardless of nationality may develop an executive cadre with a truly global perspective.

• Sources: – Internal Searches – Employee Referrals/ Recommendations – External Searches – Alternatives Fundamentals of Human Resource Management 8e.Recruiting Sources • Sources should match the position to be filled. DeCenzo and Robbins . • The Internet is providing many new opportunities to recruit and causing companies to revisit past recruiting practices.

Recruiting Sources The internal search • Organizations that promote from within identify current employees for job openings: – by having individuals offer for jobs – by using their HR management system – by utilizing employee referrals Fundamentals of Human Resource Management 8e. DeCenzo and Robbins .

DeCenzo and Robbins .and top-level managers Fundamentals of Human Resource Management 8e.Recruiting Sources The internal search • Advantages of promoting from within include – good public relations – morale building – encouragement of ambitious employees and members of protected groups – availability of information on existing employee performance – cost-savings – internal candidates’ knowledge of the organization – the opportunity to develop mid.

Recruiting Sources The internal search • Disadvantages include: – possible inferiority of internal candidates – infighting and morale problems – potential inbreeding Fundamentals of Human Resource Management 8e. DeCenzo and Robbins .

• Advantages include: – the employee’s motivation to make a good recommendation – the availability of accurate job information for the recruit – Employee referrals tend to be more acceptable applicants. DeCenzo and Robbins .Recruiting Sources Employee referrals/recommendations • Current employees can be asked to recommend recruits. Fundamentals of Human Resource Management 8e. to be more likely to accept an offer and to have a higher survival rate.

Recruiting Sources Employee referrals/recommendations • Disadvantages include: – the possibility of friendship being confused with job performance – the potential for nepotism – the potential for adverse impact Fundamentals of Human Resource Management 8e. DeCenzo and Robbins .

Recruiting Sources External searches • Advertisements: Must decide type and location of ad. • Blind box ads don’t identify the organization. DeCenzo and Robbins . • Three factors influence the response rate: – identification of the organization – labor market conditions – the degree to which specific requirements are listed. decide whether to focus on job (job description) or on applicant (job specification). depending on job. Fundamentals of Human Resource Management 8e.

DeCenzo and Robbins . • Fees may be paid by employer. employee or both. – Private employment agencies provide more comprehensive services and are perceived to offer positions and applicants of a higher caliber. Fundamentals of Human Resource Management 8e.Recruiting Sources External searches • Employment agencies: – Public or state employment services focus on helping unemployed individuals with lower skill levels to find jobs.

Recruiting Sources External searches • Employment agencies: • Management consulting. – Charge employers up to 35% of the first year salary – Have nationwide contacts – Do thorough investigations of candidates Fundamentals of Human Resource Management 8e. DeCenzo and Robbins . executive search or headhunter firms specialize in executive placement and hard-to-fill positions.

– May also help companies establish cooperative education assignments and internships. and universities: – May provide entry-level or experienced workers through their placement services. DeCenzo and Robbins . Fundamentals of Human Resource Management 8e.Recruiting Sources External searches • Schools. colleges.

Fundamentals of Human Resource Management 8e.Recruiting Sources External searches • Professional organizations: – Publish rosters of vacancies – Placement services at meetings – Control the supply of prospective applicants • Professional organizations also include labor unions. DeCenzo and Robbins .

• Cyberspace Recruiting: Nearly four out of five companies use the Internet to recruit employees.Recruiting Sources External searches • Unsolicited applicants (Walkins): May provide a stockpile of prospective applicants if there are no current openings. DeCenzo and Robbins . Commercial job-posting services continue to grow. Fundamentals of Human Resource Management 8e.

which provides them to employers when needed for a flat fee. – Temporary employees help organizations meet short-term fluctuations in HRM needs. – Typically remain with an organization for longer periods of time. Fundamentals of Human Resource Management 8e. – Trained workers are employed by a leasing company. • Employee leasing. DeCenzo and Robbins . – Older workers can also provide high quality temporary help.Recruiting Sources Recruitment alternatives • Temporary help services.

taxes and benefits costs) are not incurred. – Costs of regular employees (i.e. Fundamentals of Human Resource Management 8e.Recruiting Sources Recruitment alternatives • Independent contractors – Do specific work either on or off the company’s premises. DeCenzo and Robbins .

Proofread carefully. Use a cover letter to highlight your greatest strengths. • Preparing Your Resume – – – – – Use quality paper and easy to read type.Meeting the Organization • View getting a job as your job at the moment. Fundamentals of Human Resource Management 8e. • Don’t forget about networking as an excellent way of gaining access to an organization. DeCenzo and Robbins . Include volunteer experience. Use typical job description phraseology.

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