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Recruitment Strategy or Method | External or Internal | Appropriateness for Health Care | Referrals from current employees. Employee referral is an internal recruitment method employed by organization to identify potential candidates from their existing employees' social network. An employee referral scheme encourages a company's existing employees to select and recruit the suitable candidates from their social networks. As a reward, the employer typically pays the referring employee a referral bonus. Recruiting candidates using employee referral is widely acknowledged as being the most cost effective and efficient recruitment method to recruit candidates and as such, employers of all sizes, across all industries are trying to …show more content…
Such referrals have the longest tenure and highest satisfaction of all newly hired employees. Among the reasons for these better results is that current employees understand the needs and culture of your practice so they tend to refer people who will be a good fit. Employee referral programs are especially effective in the case of highly specialized positions such as coder that might be difficult to fill through conventional channels. People tend to associate with others in their professions, which gives them access to those with specialized talents.”) Make it clear that the same high standards and selection process will be used to evaluate job applicants recommended by staff members. Stating this policy upfront helps avoid any obligation you may feel to hire someone you don't consider the best choice for your practice. To avoid under-qualified candidates, requests for employee referrals should be specific, including the mandatory qualifications and experience that an above-average candidate should have. A new employee's performance may not be measurable in only 90 days. In such cases, it may be prudent to offer a series of installment payments for referral bonuses, based upon retention of the referred employee through several milestones.”) | Former employees: A firm may decide to recruit employees who previously worked for the organization. Typically, these

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