External Recruitment: Advantages, Disadvantages & Methods


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Which of the following is a potential advantage of external recruiting?

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1. The Cheatem and Howe law firm has a problem with employee morale and productivity. They employ several individuals who have worked there a number of years and have a poor attitude about their work. What could bringing in fresh talent from the outside accomplish?

2. What is an effective method for attracting potential employees to an organization?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The following quiz and worksheet combo will help you find out what you know about external recruitment. Advantages and disadvantages of external recruitment will be part of the quiz.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

During the assessments, you will be tested on:

  • Definition of external recruiting
  • Why bringing in new talent from outside of an organization is good
  • Different ways people are intrigued into working for a company

Skills Practiced

Students will be able to practice the following skills by using this quiz and worksheet:

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding external recruitment
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the advantages of bringing in outside talent
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about what people look for in a career in a different light

Additional Learning

To study more about this subject, review the accompanying lesson titled External Recruitment: Advantages, Disadvantages & Methods. The lesson will cover the following objectives:

  • Define external recruitment
  • Explain advantages of external recruitment
  • Cover disadvantages that can occur
  • Explore various recruitment methods