Questions for review
1. What are the pros and cons of five sources of job candidates?
1) Hiring or Promoting from Within
Pros – One of the biggest pros for this option is cost savings with internal postings and recruitment often costing next to nothing. As well, by looking internally to find someone who has the skills and qualifications to complete the job, you will have a much greater insight into what the person is capable of. Finally, promotion from within helps in the retention and attraction of employees.
Cons – The biggest downside to hiring from within is that you will still have a vacant ...view middle of the document...
You will see diverse talent and are able to start the screening process that day.
Cons – If you are only looking to fill one position, I would not recommend this option. It can be fairly costly and you have no control over who will attend the fair.
5) Internet Job Boards
Pros- Most job searchers these days are looking to the internet to find their next dream job and this will usually result in a very quick turnaround. If you choose a paid board, I find that you will see a much better return on investment.
Cons – As in regular print advertising, you can receive many unqualified resumes.
What are the four main types of information that application forms provide?
When using an application form, applicants commonly provide background information of themselves for the employer. There are 4 types of information:
- substantive matters ( education and experience)
- applicants's previous profress and qrowth
- stability based on previous work history
- prediction of job success
2. How, specifically, do equal employment laws apply to personnel recruiting activities?
Numerous state, local and federal laws and court decisions restrict what employers can do when recruiting. It is unlawful to give false or misleading information to members of any group, or to fail to refuse to advise them of work opportunities and the procedures for obtaining them.
Most companies try to apply these which include-employment advertisements-employee job specification-employee selection-employee induction-employee pay offers-employee promotions-employee benefitsetc.But the real problem is there will be always some individuals in an organization who will flout and not follow/apply the law in spirit/and hence in action.Such individuals would have-bias attitude-sexual preference-racial...