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1 IB Business & Management Unit 2.1Recruitment & Selection
2 Learning Outcomes: Describe the methods of recruitment Discuss advantages and disadvantages of different methods of recruitmentExamine how recruitment enables a firm to achieve workforce planning targets?
3 Why do firms recruit? Expansion – more workers required. Change – new workers are required with different skillsReplacing workers who have left the organisationReplacing workers who have been promotedWhy might workers leave an organisation?
4 Why do workers leave? Retirement Move area Better pay Better job securityPromotion in another firmdismissal
5 Task - Recruiting new workers Create a Flow Chart to show the step by step process that firms have to go through in order to hire a new member of staff.
6 Have you missed out any of these? ShortlistapplicantsAdvertise thejobDraw up PersonspecificationDecision thatnew staff are neededAppointmentReadapplicationsInterviewsDraw up JobDescription
8 Job Analysis The process of scrutinising the job and verifying: The roles and responsibilities of the jobThe skills, qualifications and attributes neededThe rewards needed to attract the right candidatesFrom this analysis the job description and person specification are drawn up
9 Job DescriptionsJob descriptions are a document that is drawn up to include details about a jobWhat details might be included?Working hoursPayLine ManagerDuties
16 Applications are normally made by a combination of: Application FormCurriculum VitaeCovering LetterWhat would be the benefits of using an application form rather than CV?
17 Task Have a look at the application forms for: Starbucks McDonalds TescoWhich one is the best? WhyWhich one is the worst? Why?
18 Now applications have been received, how to make sure that the right candidates are selected The Selection Process
19 ShortlistingIt would be too time consuming to interview everyone who appliedShortlisting involves reviewing the applications against the person specification and selecting the best ones to take through to the next stage
20 Why is interviewing necessary? InterviewsCan be carried out in a number of ways…..TelephoneVideo conferencingFace to FacePanelWhy is interviewing necessary?
21 The purpose of Interviews: To find out more information about the candidateTo see if the candidate will fit in with the company cultureTo assess if the candidate has the personal qualities needed to do the job
22 Good Interviews: All candidates are asked the same core questions Additional questions maybe added to query details on the applicationAsk behavioural and situational based questions
23 Some typical interview questions for a teaching job….. Why have you applied for the job?What can you offer the school?Give an example of a successful lesson that you have taughtWhere do you see yourself in 5 years time?What are your strengths and weaknesses?What would you do if……..?
24 Task Two of the group will take the positions of HR managers for Tesco You will need to prepare 6 questions to ask the applicantsThe other applicants will apply for a jobWho will be shortlisted? Who will impress at Interview?
26 Assessment CentresSome companies invite candidates in for whole days of assessment activities along with other candidates.Watch the video ‘A day at the assessment centre’ and ‘Assessment centre activity’What are the assessors trying to find out about the candidates during the day’s activities? Why is it more effective than an interview?
27 References These are 2 referees who can vouch for the candidate. A final security checkCan be written or verbalWhy might a previous employer give a good reference to an unsuitable candidate?
29 Internal RecruitmentInternal RecruitmentExternal RecruitmentThis refers to the filling of job vacancies from within the businessexisting employees are selected rather than employing someone from outside.This refers to the filling of job vacancies with candidates from outside the business.What would be the advantages and disadvantages of each of these methods?
30 Key Questions… Why is recruitment so important? How does recruitment enable businesses to achieve workforce planning targets?What could be the consequences if the wrong candidates were recruited?What could be the consequences if recruitment didn’t happen at the right time?
31 Why is recruitment important? The success of a firm depends to a great extent on the people it employs – why?Labour is usually the single biggest cost a firm hasThe recruitment process is time consuming and can be expensiveIt is therefore essential that the firm recruits the right people