chap07 TB - Chapter 7-Recruiting in Labor Markets MULTIPLE...

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Chapter 7—Recruiting in Labor Markets MULTIPLE CHOICE 1. The limitations the U.S. government places on available visas for high-skilled foreign workers a. protect U.S. high-skilled workers from the outsourcing of their jobs overseas. b. make U.S. firms less competitive world-wide. c. have resulted in fewer terrorist threats in the U.S. d. have resulted in lower salaries for high-skilled U.S. workers. ANS: B PTS: 1 DIF: Moderate REF: p. 193 OBJ: 1 NAT: AACSB Reflective Thinking LOC: Environmental Influence TOP: Conceptual 2. Recommendations for successful recruiting include all the following processes EXCEPT a. tracking the recruiting efforts of its competitors. b. retaining all recruiting functions internally to ensure a good strategic fit. c. promoting the company brand as a good place to work. d. measures the effectiveness of its recruiting efforts. ANS: B PTS: 1 DIF: Moderate REF: p. 194 OBJ: 1 NAT: AACSB Reflective Thinking LOC: HRM TOP: Conceptual 3. The process of generating a pool of qualified applicants for organizational jobs is called a. requisitioning. b. acquiring. c. selection. d. recruiting ANS: D PTS: 1 DIF: Easy REF: p. 194 OBJ: 1 NAT: AACSB Reflective Thinking LOC: HRM TOP: Definitional 4. Clement is the recruiting specialist for a catalog distribution company in a mid-sized Iowa town. He has used every type of recruiting technique available to him to fill nineteen job openings. After all his efforts have been exhausted, exactly nineteen applicants with the minimum qualifications have been found. In this case, a. Clement does not have to go through a real selection process. b. applicants can be well-matched to the jobs. c. Clement’s efforts have been successful because he managed to find an applicant for each opening. d. the labor market in this area can be described as “loose.” ANS: A PTS: 1 DIF: Challenging REF: p. 194 OBJ: 1 NAT: AACSB Analytic LOC: HRM TOP: Application 5. Hector Graphics, Inc., is laying off a number of its skilled designers because of the loss of some major clients. Priam Designs, Inc., is Hector Graphics’ major competitor. Priam Designs’ business has held steady the last few years, but Priam Designs landed a couple of Hector Graphics’ old clients, and Pri- am Designs expects to gain more clients in the next 12 months. As the HR director of Priam Designs, Inc., you approach the CEO to a. argue that new jobs should be created at Priam Designs for designers so that you can hire
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the best designers Hector Graphics is laying off. b. discuss freezing designers’ salaries at Priam Designs because Priam Designs’ designers will have fewer alternative employers in the area now that Hector Graphics has downs- ized. c.
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