Chap006 - Chapter 06 - Recruiting Chapter 06 Recruiting...

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Chapter 06 - Recruiting Chapter 06 Recruiting True / False Questions 1. Recruitment is a form of business competition, and it is fiercely competitive. True False 2. Today managers rely less on application forms, reference checks, and interviews at the initial screening stage. True False 3. The technical expertise and the resources necessary to implement optimal placement programs are found mostly in very large organizations. True False 4. Recruitment policies ultimately depend on the structure and functioning of the external economy. True False 5. In a tight labor market, demand by employers exceeds the available supply of workers, which tends to exert upward pressure on wages. True False 6. For an agricultural research firm that needs to hire veterinarians, applicants are more likely to be more concerned with where the job is located and less concerned with job design and career opportunities. True False 6-1
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Chapter 06 - Recruiting 7. In an open internal labor market, every available job is advertised throughout the organization, and anyone can apply. True False 8. With employers and job seekers making increasing use of newspaper ads and headhunters, labor market information is now more widely available, workers are more mobile, and relevant labor markets are geographically larger. True False 9. In examining disparities between workforce representation and labor force representation, the first step is to compute the difference between the actual number of employees in a particular category and the number expected if the workforce were truly representative of the labor force. True False 10. Recruitment begins with a clear specification of the number of people needed and when they are needed. True False 11. The prospecting theory appears more realistic than the mating theory of recruitment. True False 12. In deciding where, when, and how to implement recruitment activities, initial consideration should be given to a company's current employees, especially for filling jobs above the entry level. True False 13. One of the thorniest issues confronting internal recruitment is the reluctance of managers to grant permission for their subordinates to be interviewed for potential transfer or promotion. True False 6-2
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Chapter 06 - Recruiting 14. Advertising available jobs internally began in the early days of the industrial revolution, as a means of providing equal opportunity for women and minorities to compete. True False 15. Job posting systems that place limits on the bidding process often end up incurring substantial administrative costs. True False 16. The rate of employee participation in employee referral programs seems to increase with incentives such as higher cash bonuses, cars, or expense-paid trips. True False
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This note was uploaded on 09/26/2011 for the course BA 101 taught by Professor Jackson during the Summer '06 term at University of Nevada, Las Vegas.

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Chap006 - Chapter 06 - Recruiting Chapter 06 Recruiting...

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