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23 Cards in this Set

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The process of generating a pool of qualified applicants for organizational jobs.
The external supply pool from which organizations attract employees
Labor Markets
All individuals who are available for selection if all possible recruitment strategies are used.
Labor force population.
A subset of the labor force population that is available for selection using a particular recruiting approach
Applicant Population
all persons who are actually evaluated for selection
applicant pool
some markets local, some areas or regional, and others national. Sometimes international.
Geographic Labor Markets
markets demanding truck drivers, hotel workers, teachers, and others.
Industry and Occupational Labor Markets
use of recruiting sources and workers who are not traditional employees.
Flexible staffing
workers who perform specific services on a contract basis.
independent contractors
those who are burned out in their jobs and career fields and leave voluntarily to try new fields
midlife career changers
those who have worked but have been displaced, often involuntarily, through job reductions or plant closings.
Displaced older workers.
those who took early retirement buyouts or formally retired from prior jobs.
a system in which the employer provides notices of job openings and employees respond to apply.
job posting and are examples of this. Provides places for employers to post jobs or search for candidates.
Job Boards
associations that have career/employement sections on their websites for applicants to apply.
Professional/Career Web Sites
employers have found their websites to be more effective and efficient when recruiting candidates.
employer web sites
a source of certain types of workers. A labor pool is generally available through this.
Labor Unions
a source for recruiting include professional and trade associations, trade publications, and competitors.
Competitive sources
newspapers, magazines, television, radio, and billboards are examples of this.
media sources
employers in tight labor markets or needing to fill a large number of jobs use this.
Job Fairs and Special Events
The percentage hired from a given group of candidates
selection rate
calculating this helps identify how successful the org. is at hiring the candidates that it wants to employ.
Acceptance Rate
longer-term measure of recruiting effectiveness is to track this of applicants.
Success Base Rate