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Ch 3: Employee Recruitment & Selection

About This Chapter

A human resources manager has the ultimate say in who gets the job. Learn how to understand the recruiting and selection process, where the best candidates are chosen to keep the entire workplace productive.

Employee Recruitment & Selection - About This Chapter

The importance of picking the right candidate from an entire pool of applicants cannot be understated; a company can potentially live and die by the decisions of an HR manager. The video and text lessons provided here will teach how consistently hiring the most talented individuals keeps every area of the workplace busy and thriving. Along with the importance of job descriptions, this section will teach you the following:

  • Why accurate job specifications are so important
  • How to properly evaluate a job
  • How to effectively hire a candidate
  • What the hiring process involves
  • What the most common methods of staffing selection are

VideoObjective
The Importance of Job Specifications, Job Descriptions, and Position DescriptionsGive examples of proper descriptions and why these are essential.
Four Methods of Job Evaluation: Ranking, Classification, Point & Factor ComparisonExamine the different ways to evaluate jobs based on main methods.
Human Resource Management: Hiring and StaffingRead about the different responsibilities of an HR manager.
The Hiring Process: How Human Resource Managers Recruit and Hire EmployeesList every important task needed when hiring a new employee
Common Staffing Selection Methods: Definitions, Interview Types, Pros & ConsCompare different interview styles.

6 Lessons in Chapter 3: Employee Recruitment & Selection
Test your knowledge with a 30-question chapter practice test
The Importance of Job Specifications, Job Descriptions, and Position Descriptions

1. The Importance of Job Specifications, Job Descriptions, and Position Descriptions

Job design is one of the key responsibilities of human resource management professionals. In this lesson, you'll learn about job specifications, job descriptions, and position descriptions, and why they are important to human resource management.

Four Methods of Job Evaluation: Ranking, Classification, Point & Factor Comparison

2. Four Methods of Job Evaluation: Ranking, Classification, Point & Factor Comparison

Are some jobs in an organization more valuable than others? In this lesson, we'll learn about job evaluation and how human resource management professionals can use job evaluation methods to help determine the value of jobs in their organizations.

Human Resource Management: Hiring and Staffing

3. Human Resource Management: Hiring and Staffing

In this lesson, we will explore the role a manager plays in human resource management, including hiring and staffing. We will also look at the circumstances affecting employment decisions such as promotion, turnover, downsizing, job redesign and termination.

The Hiring Process: How Human Resource Managers Recruit and Hire Employees

4. The Hiring Process: How Human Resource Managers Recruit and Hire Employees

When a company is hiring, they need to ensure that they hire the right employees. There are several different steps involved in the hiring process. This lesson explains these steps that include application forms, testing, interviewing, reference checks and health exams.

Common Staffing Selection Methods: Definitions, Interview Types, Pros & Cons

5. Common Staffing Selection Methods: Definitions, Interview Types, Pros & Cons

Most companies rely on interviewing potential employees as part of the selection process. In this lesson, you'll learn about different types of interviews utilized by companies. We'll also cover some of the major pitfalls in using them.

What Is Employee Turnover? - Definition, Cost & Reasons

6. What Is Employee Turnover? - Definition, Cost & Reasons

In this lesson, we will discuss employee turnover. Do you know why employers want to reduce turnover? Do you know how to calculate it for your workplace? Read on to learn what it is, what it costs, and how to prevent it.

Chapter Practice Exam
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