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Recruitment
The process of attracting individuals on a timely basis, in sufficient numbers and with appropriate qualifications, and encouraging them to apply for jobs with an organization.
Contingent workers
Described as the “disposable American workforce” by a former Secretary of Labor, work as part-timers, temporaries, or independent contractors.
Professional employer organization (PEO)
Off-site human resources department that puts a client firm’s employees on its payroll, then leases the employees back to the company.
Promotion from within (PFW)
The policy of filling vacancies above entry-level positions with employees presently employed by a company.
Employee requisition
A document that specifies a particular job title, the appropriate department, and the date by which an open job should be filled.
Recruitment sources
Various locations in which qualified individuals are sought as potential employees.
Recruitment methods
The specific means by which potential employees are attracted to an organization.
Job posting
A procedure for communicating to company employees the fact that a job opening exists.
Job bidding
A technique that permits individuals in an organization who believe that they possess the required qualifications to apply for a posted job.
Advertising
A way of communicating the firm’s employment needs to the public through media such as radio, newspaper, or industry publications.
Employment agency
An organization that assists firms in recruiting employees and also aids individuals in their attempts to locate jobs.
Job fair
A recruiting method engaged in by a single employer or group of employers to attract a large number of applicants for interviews.
Internship
A special form of recruitment that involves placing students in temporary jobs with no obligation either by the company to hire the student permanently or by the student to accept a permanent position with the firm following graduation.
Executive search firms
Organizations retained by a company to search for the most qualified executive available for a specific position.
Contingency search firms
A search firm that receive fees only upon successful placement of a candidate in a job opening.
Retained search firms
Search firms that are considered as consultants to their client organization and serve on an exclusive contract basis.
Applicant tracking system (ATS)
A system that automates online recruiting and selection processes.
OUTSOURCING
The process of transferring responsibility for an area of service and its objectives to an external provider.
CONTINGENT WORKERS Also known as part-timers, temporaries, and independent contractors
What type of worker comprises the fastest growing segment of our economy
PROFESSIONAL EMPLOYER ORGANIZATION (EMPLOYEE LEASING)
Using this approach, a firm terminates some or most of its employees
PROFESSIONAL EMPLOYER ORGANIZATION (EMPLOYEE LEASING)
PEO
Offering OVERTIME
What is the most commonly used method of meeting short-term fluctuations in work volume.
Job posting
A procedure for informing employees that job openings exist.
Job bidding
A technique that permits individuals in the organization who believe that they possess the required qualifications to apply for the posted job.
employee requisition
a document that specifies various details including job title, department, and the date the employee is needed for work
Employee requisition, determining internal vs. external recruitment, use of appropriate recruitment method
What are the basic components of the recruitment process?
EMPLOYEE REFERRALS
actively soliciting applications from their friends and associates.
(1) to fill entry-level jobs (2) to acquire skills not possessed by current employees and (3) to obtain employees with different backgrounds to provide a diversity of ideas
Name 3 needs that will require external recruitment?
Re-recruiting
When employers try to get their best ex-employees to come back.
EMPLOYMENT AGENCIES
An organization that helps firms recruit employees and, at the same time, aid individuals in their attempt to locate jobs.
Private employment agencies
An organization known for recruiting white-collar employees by offering an important service in bringing qualified applicants and open positions together.
Public employment agencies
An organization operated by each state that receives overall policy direction from the U.S. Employment Service.
Technical and vocational schools, community colleges, colleges, and universities
The most common use of recruiters is with what type of schools?
JOB FAIRS
a recruiting method engaged in by a single employer or group of employers to attract a large number of applicants for interviews.
VIRTUAL JOB FAIRS
A job fair that is an online event
VIRTUAL JOB FAIRS
A job fair that takes place online
INTERNSHIPS
A special form of recruiting which involve placing a student in a temporary job.
EXECUTIVE SEARCH FIRMS
Organizations that seek the most qualified executive available for a specific position and are generally retained by the company needing a specific type of individual.
Contingency search firms
These types of firms receive fees only upon successful placement of a candidate in a job opening.
Retained search firms
These types of firms are considered consultants to their client organization and serve on an exclusive contract basis.
WALK-IN APPLICANT
An unsolicited applicant
OPEN HOUSES
This is when firms pair potential hires and managers in a warm, casual environment that encourages on-the-spot job offers.
EVENT RECRUITING
Attending events that the people you are seeking go to.
SIGN-ON BONUSES
Financial incentive offered to prospective employees upon hire as an incentive to join an organization.
APPLICANT TRACKING SYSTEM
This system automates the online recruiting and selection processes.
Internet
The large system of many connected computers around the world that individuals and businesses use to communicate with each other.
Web (World Wide Web)
The system of connected documents on the Internet, which often contains color pictures, video, and sound and can be searched for information about a particular subject.
Intranet
A system of computers that enables people within an organization to communicate with each other.
DirectEmployers.com
A search engine that was developed by a group of corporations that enables job candidates to search member companies jobs listings and be taken directly to a member company Web site once a desired position is identified.
Niche sites
Web sites that cater to a specific profession.
Passive job seekers
Individuals who are willing to change jobs if the right opportunity comes along.
Talent auction
The act of a person or persons placing their qualifications on a site and having organizations bid on their services.
Resume management systems
Systems that scan resumes into databases, search the databases on command, and rank the resumes according to the number of resulting hits they receive.
Keywords
Those words or phrases that are used to search databases for resumes that match.
Keyword resume
A resume that contains an adequate description of the jobseeker’s characteristics and industry-specific experience presented in keyword terms in order to accommodate the electronic/computer search process.
Internet recruiter aka cyber recruiter
is a person whose primary responsibility is to use the Internet in the recruitment process.