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Ch 10: Hiring, Recruiting & Outsourcing for Human Resources

About This Chapter

Check out these lessons to learn or brush-up on the details about the hiring, recruiting, and outsourcing processes for human resources. Allow this chapter to show you the role of HR managers regarding important employment decisions.

Hiring, Recruiting & Outsourcing for Human Resources - Chapter Summary

You may have learned about the hiring, recruiting, and outsourcing processes in some of your college human resources classes, but that doesn't mean you're an expert on the topic just yet. This chapter can help you re-examine these concepts, from what to do about controlling turnover rates to a review of the laws and regulations governing the HR process. After you go through this chapter, you should have the knowledge to:

  • Describe HR management in relationship to hiring and staffing
  • Identify the steps for recruiting and hiring new workers
  • Analyze ways to reach candidates via recruitment events
  • Compare internal and external recruitment methods
  • Examine some of the typical staffing selection techniques
  • Explain the advantages and disadvantages of outsourcing HR
  • Point out legal concerns about selection and recruitment

Whether this information is familiar to you or brand-new, our study materials give you everything you need to learn this information quickly. One of the best tools on our site includes the self-assessment lesson quizzes. Connected to every lesson, these multiple-choice quizzes can help you verify how much of the information is staying with you after you review each lesson. You can take the quizzes as many times as you like. Some people like to test their knowledge right after every lesson, whereas others like to repeat the quizzes as a memorization exercise. Quiz worksheets can also be printed, allowing you to practice answering important HR questions on paper.

10 Lessons in Chapter 10: Hiring, Recruiting & Outsourcing for Human Resources
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Human Resource Management: Hiring and Staffing

1. 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

2. 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.

Using Recruitment Events to Reach Candidates

3. Using Recruitment Events to Reach Candidates

This lesson provides an overview of recruitment events that are helpful in reaching well-qualified job candidates for an organization, including job/career fairs and college campus recruitment events.

Internal Recruitment: Definition, Methods & Process

4. Internal Recruitment: Definition, Methods & Process

Successful companies need good employees. Those employees can come from outside the organization or they can move from within. In this lesson, you'll learn what internal recruitment is and how it can be a good thing for employees and the company.

External Recruitment: Advantages, Disadvantages & Methods

5. External Recruitment: Advantages, Disadvantages & Methods

Do you have a job vacancy and want to learn more about external recruiting? Read on to find out the advantages and disadvantages of this type of recruiting process, as well as the different methods that are used to find potential employees outside of an organization.

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

6. 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.

Outsourcing Human Resources: Pros & Cons

7. Outsourcing Human Resources: Pros & Cons

In this lesson we will learn about the human resource department's responsibilities. We will explore the pros and cons to outsourcing those responsibilities and learn when an in-house department may be more beneficial.

Abiding by HRM Laws Regarding Recruitment & Selection

8. Abiding by HRM Laws Regarding Recruitment & Selection

In this lesson, you will learn about each step of the recruitment and hiring process and what you can and cannot do according to laws and regulations.

Work Authorization: Laws & Regulations for Non-US Citizens

9. Work Authorization: Laws & Regulations for Non-US Citizens

Foreign nationals may have the specific skills and knowledge that US companies are looking for. This lesson looks at how a foreign national can legally work in the US, and the laws in place to control immigration.

Role of HR in Pre- & Post-Offer Activities

10. Role of HR in Pre- & Post-Offer Activities

From the time a candidate is selected as the best fit for a role, HR is responsible for the majority of pre- and post-offer activities. In this lesson, we'll review the tasks that take place from the preparation and extension of an offer through the candidate's first day.

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