Ch 15: WEST Business & Marketing Education: Hiring & Staffing

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This chapter can help you brush up on the processes of hiring and staffing in an organization. Prepare for the WEST Business & Marketing Education exam through lessons on staffing selection methods, types of termination and the hiring process.

WEST Business & Marketing Education: Hiring & Staffing - Chapter Summary

In this chapter, our instructors review the basics of hiring and staffing for an organization, including how HR managers recruit and a variety of reasons that employees quit. Watch videos that cover:

  • Human resource management roles
  • Staffing selection
  • Job bidding
  • Employee termination
  • Reasons employees quit
  • Internal recruitment

Each video includes graphics and real-world examples to help present key human resource management ideas. You can also use the text transcript to review vocabulary terms or test your knowledge through the corresponding multiple-choice quizzes.

8 Lessons in Chapter 15: WEST Business & Marketing Education: Hiring & Staffing
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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.

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

3. 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.

Job Bidding as a Recruitment Method

4. Job Bidding as a Recruitment Method

Sometimes the best prospects for recruitment can be found already inside the organization. In this lesson, you'll learn about job bidding and how it is used for internal recruitment. You'll also have a chance to take a short quiz after the lesson.

Terminating an Employee: Process & Best Practices

5. Terminating an Employee: Process & Best Practices

Learn about the several steps involved in the process of terminating an employee, as well as the best practices a manager can use to ensure a fair and legal separation of employment.

Types of Termination: Attrition, Layoffs, Resignation, Retirement & RIF

6. Types of Termination: Attrition, Layoffs, Resignation, Retirement & RIF

An organization's labor force is almost always in flux: sometimes employees need to be replaced and sometimes they don't. In this lesson, you'll learn about the different ways employment can be terminated. A short quiz follows the lesson.

Impulsive, Comparison, Pre-Planned & Conditional Reasons Employees Quit

7. Impulsive, Comparison, Pre-Planned & Conditional Reasons Employees Quit

Employee turnover is a reality of life for human resource management professionals. Sometimes turnover is voluntary; people just quit. In this lesson, you'll learn about different reasons employees quit. A short quiz follows the lesson.

Internal Recruitment: Definition, Methods & Process

8. 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.

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