HF231 A2 Term Project E&F

HF231 A2 Term Project E&F - The Urban House 1 Term...

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The Urban House 1 Term Project Section C&D Natalie Flynn, Yuting Fu and Jialin Ma HF231 A2 Human Resources Management for the Hospitality Industry September 25, 2016 Suzanne Markham Bagnera Boston University
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The Urban House 2 E1. Candidate Sources 1. Internal Recruiting – Job Posting within the hotel via bulletin board and memos This can give those within the hotel a chance to understand vacancies in the hotel and provide them with a chance to progress their career. If anything, it gives them an inside perspective on the hotel and what is happening internally. 1. Pro: Increases motivation 2. Pro: Gives employees hope to progress 3. Pro: Employees feel more connected to the hotel as they are aware of new job openings 4. Con: Lack of creativity 5. Con: Favoritism and disappointment if not chosen, possibly due to being unaware if one is qualified for the job 6. Con: Promotion causes a new spot to now to be open b. Internal Recruiting – Supervisory Recommendations This would give supervisors an opportunity to recommend any employee they have that they think is well suited for the job opening, to the higher level manager. This is a great source as it can cancel steps out of the recruiting process, as they are already within the company and can be trusted. a. Pro: Knowing that supervisors can recommend you for promotion will drive performance in all areas b. Pro: Hard work ethics can be rewarded c. Pro: Increases motivation d. Con: Favoritism may cause discouraged workers e. Con: Promotion causes a new spot now to be open f. Con: Chance for discrimination a. Word-of-Mouth recruiting done through a letter sent to all employee’s homes Inform all employees of the hotel that there is a job available and that the hotel is looking to hire. Employees are encouraged tell their family and friends of the qualified nature that there is a job available. 1. Pro: Inexpensive
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The Urban House 3 1. Pro: Employees will refer someone similar to them, one with a good work ethic that will work hard and of the same nature of the employee who referred them 2. Pro: Job opening will spread quickly and to a large number of people 3. Con: Hard to diversify 4. Con: May have a lot of unqualified applicants 5. Con: Hurt feelings of those employees whose friends or family did not get chosen b. Advertisement – Advertisement of job opening in The Boston Globe help wanted section This will help diversify our external recruiting audience. While we will have postings online,
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