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Spr 10 Chapter 5 Template Exercise 5.1 - A Turnover Problem at the Fort Lauderdale Herald A Turnover Problem at the Fort Lauderdale Herald The director of human resources has asked you to analyze the recruitment and selection process and the related data and to make recommendations. In the space provided on Exhibit 5.1.1, compute the yield ratios. Compile the yield ratios for each step in the recruitment and selection process from the data presented in Exhibit 5.1.1. Think about the implications of these data for future recruitment at the newspaper. Write a three-page memo to the director of human resources that address each of the following issues: 1. Compare the advantages and disadvantages of the various recruiting methods used by the Fort Lauderdale Herald. The advantages of the various recruiting methods used by Fort Lauderdale Herald are the number of applicants they can receive from their moderately cheap recruiting methods. Since 70% were potentially qualified, it makes me question why there are unqualified people applying, and whether they aren’t specific enough in their job requirements. A high percentile of people, 78/90, that were offered the job accepted, which indicated that people were interested in that doing that type of work. Some of the disadvantages of the various recruiting methods used by Fort Lauderdale Herald are that there seems to be a problem with training and realistic job preview due to the number of people who obviously didn’t know that they are getting into, or know how to deal with it. You know there is a problem when 51% of your representatives quit within a 6 month period. I would use the most cost effective recruitment methods such
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