The paper "Internet Recruitment" is a great example of a report on human resources. Recruitment refers to the activities that are carried out by a firm to identify potential employees (Breaugh & Starke 2000). It is considered to be a core function of human resources as it helps to draw human capital in the company. The success of a firm lies in human resource efforts through attraction and identification of highly skilled employees through the recruitment process. The internet has changed the way organizations handle various functions. One of the ways in which Internet technology is utilized is through recruiting and testing applicants' platform (Brooks 2000).
The internet acts as a medium between the employers and the job seeker. This new method of recruitment selection has grown rapidly over the last decade, as well as the revolution of online recruitment into the fastest growing recruitment technique. The popularity is now evident with some job advertisements online rather than traditional sources. The internet may be changing the way companies recruit people, as well as the way individuals hunt jobs. Today, it has evolved into a very high interactive method that can automate all aspects of the recruiting process virtually.
It has facilitated the selection of employees, particularly in cases where the geographical distance involved is large (Galanaki 2002). Such moves could massively cost of corporate recruiters who have been paying fees for newspaper advertisements. Corporations have also played a crucial role in promoting internet recruitment by integrating with their marketing strategies by including their email in various advertisements. This paper will describe the recruitment process, methods of internet recruiting, advantages and disadvantages of Internet recruiting, and a case study of L'Oreal internet recruitment. Recruitment Process Various scholars have defined recruitment in many ways Daft (2000) defined recruitment as a process that describes the required characteristics of applicants for a particular job.
It can also be described as activities that are carried out by a firm with the aim of identifying a potential workforce. Recruitment is an initial step in the hiring process, executed by the employer or source. There are various steps involved in a recruitment process namely planning, recruitment, and evaluation.
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