Ch 6: Recruiting & Selecting Employees

About This Chapter

Watch the engaging video lessons found in this chapter to learn about recruiting and selecting employees. When you finish a lesson, take a quiz to test yourself on the chapter's material.

Recruiting & Selecting Employees- Chapter Summary and Learning Objectives

Selecting and recruiting the right employees to work at a company is essential for the organization to succeed. Key skills developed in the field of human resource management have helped managers select and recruit the best for their businesses. The instructors in this chapter use engaging video lessons to teach you about the necessary processes used in recruiting and selecting new hires. You can use the quizzes that are available throughout the chapter to test your comprehension of this material. The information in this chapter includes:

  • Identifying what research and events are beneficial for recruitment and how it impacts employee retention
  • Describing how the hiring process works
  • Defining job bidding and how it can be used
  • Differentiating between internal and external recruiting methods
  • Evaluating the different types of interviews, the kinds of questions they ask and how interviewers are using technology
  • Analyzing case studies examining the hiring methods of different companies
  • Showing the laws and policies concerning hiring processes

Video Objective
Workforce Analysis Considerations: Staffing & Planning Outline what kind of research must be done in order for HR to properly staff organizations.
What Is Recruitment in HR? Explain why recruitment is important for the retention of employees and how it can be cost effective for organizations.
The Hiring Process: How Human Resource Managers Recruit and Hire Employees Illustrate the step-by-step process for hiring employees.
Using Recruitment Events to Reach Candidates Decide what different events can be useful for finding the best talent.
Job Bidding as a Recruitment Method Analyze job bidding and how it can be used when recruiting within a company.
Internal Recruitment: Definition, Methods & Process Summarize internal recruitment and how it can be beneficial.
External Recruitment: Advantages, Disadvantages & Methods Formulate methods for recruiting employees outside of an organization.
Common Staffing Selection Methods: Definitions, Interview Types, Pros & Cons Compare and contrast the different types of interviews.
Job Interviews: Types & Common Questions Predict which questions are most common in job interviews.
Technology in a Job Interview: Use & Trends Consider the use of technology for remote interviewing and how cost effective this strategy is.
Abiding by HRM Laws Regarding Recruitment & Selection Survey the laws and policies that are important to the job hiring process.
HRM Case Study: Tech Companies' Cutthroat Recruitment Assess this case study to learn the extreme tactics tech companies use to recruit and retain employees.
HRM Case Study: Data Driven Hiring Process at Google Critique Google's hiring practices in this case study.
McDonnell Douglas Corp. v. Green: History & Analysis Evaluate how this case set the criteria for proving unlawful discrimination in the hiring process.
Case Study: Griggs v. Duke Power Co. Analyze how this case helped create more equal hiring practices.

10 Lessons in Chapter 6: Recruiting & Selecting Employees
Test your knowledge with a 30-question chapter practice test
Workforce Analysis Considerations: Staffing & Planning

1. Workforce Analysis Considerations: Staffing & Planning

This lesson focuses on workforce analysis and the steps it requires. The lesson also discusses the specific considerations of human resource planning in workforce analysis, such as demands in the marketplace and the needs of the organization.

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.

Technology in a Job Interview: Use & Trends

6. Technology in a Job Interview: Use & Trends

The trends in job interviews are changing due to technological advancements. This lesson will take a look at some of the uses of technology for interviewing.

Abiding by HRM Laws Regarding Recruitment & Selection

7. 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.

HRM Case Study: Data Driven Hiring Process at Google

8. HRM Case Study: Data Driven Hiring Process at Google

Every organization has a different hiring process. Google is known for its unique, data-driven approach, which utilizes peer selection techniques. In this lesson, we will examine this innovative process.

McDonnell Douglas Corp. v. Green: History & Analysis

9. McDonnell Douglas Corp. v. Green: History & Analysis

McDonnell Douglas Corp v. Green was a landmark case defining the burden of proof in a Title VII Civil Rights Act case. This law prohibits employment discrimination because of race, color, religion, etc. This case would define the phrase 'because of.'

Case Study: Griggs v. Duke Power Co.

10. Case Study: Griggs v. Duke Power Co.

Griggs v. Duke Power Company is a historical case of employees who took a stand against workplace discrimination. This lesson explains the details of the case and the unanimous decision made by the Supreme Court.

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