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How do Businesses select employees? Businesses NEED to find and choose, from the widest possible selection of applicants, the best people to meet the needs of the business
Job Analysis Job analysis and Person Specification Job Description Person Specification Breaks a job down into its component parts Contains basic information about the job Detailed description of the person a company wants to fit the job Contains additional skills or qualities which the employer particularly wants to see Usually made up of 2 parts essential qualities Non-essential but desirable qualities
Businesses must: Advertise for staff in the correct places Provide the right information for jobseekers Ask for the right information from jobseekers Consider responses thoroughly Long list and short list Assess candidates through interview or other appropriate means Make the correct appointments
Advertisements May be with A specialist company Newspaper – certain jobs are on particular days Television Specialist papers/periodicals Job Centres Newsagents shop window etc
Non – advertised Jobs Internal appointments Personal Inquiry Recommendation Head – hunting
Government Help In order to keep unemployment down – governments try and help jobseekers get into touch with businesses Jobcentres Job clubs In some cases grants for interview clothing/expenses for travel to interviews may be given
Recruitment Agencies/Consultants Sometimes large organisations do not use their own company to recruit staff but give the work to specialist companies e.g. Manpower and Reed International There is usually a charge to register with such companies.