The paper “ The Development of Criteria Used by Companies in Recruitment” is a cogent variant of the case study on human resources. The project report that I have chosen is based on a recent recruitment process that was conducted in the organization that I work for. I work in a multinational company. Recently, the company was opening another branch so that it can expand its operation and network coverage to a wider area. There was recruitment and the process was aimed at getting the best among the interviewees. There were a number of steps that were followed by the company and these included: Advertisement of the jobs by the company on the print media to attract as many applicants as possible - This is because most of the graduates browse for jobs on the dailies.
This was a strategy that the company had proven to have worked in past recruitments. The company also advertised the positions on the company website and they allowed application by email and through the website. This was through a database that was created on the website where applicants were required to fill in their qualifications. Shortlisting of the applicants – This was done by the human resource department.
The criterion that they were using was mainly eliminating the people who had not attained the minimum academic and professional qualifications. Other factors that were considered were the formalities that the applicants had followed in the application. Shoddy CVs and application letters with grammatical mistakes were also eliminated. The short listing process left the company with 50 applicants that the human resource department deemed that they were fit for interviews. Invitation for interviews – the shortlisted applicants were called through the contacts that they had indicated in their CVs and they were given different days of attendance.
To ensure that the process was fair, the names of the shortlisted candidates were listed on the company website and on print media. This ensured that the information spread to every applicant who was expecting feedback from the company. Job Search strategiesIn the current working environment, job search strategies have changed from the traditional way of spreading the gospel through word of mouth.
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