The other challenge is identifying the right quality candidate. Further, the external hires take a longer time to adjust to the company’s values and ethics making it difficult to perform to their optimum level. Cost of training the new hire is also another issue of concern. External recruiting may also be seen as a source of discouragement to current employees, thereby, increasing employee turnover and absenteeism.
Both external and internal recruiting have their own merits and disadvantages and it is upto each firm as to how they effectively make use of these recruitment practices to enable them to find the right pool of talent that is required to meet the company’s goals and business