Recruiting strategies

Recruiting strategies - Keep in mind that recruiting...

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Recruiting strategies Recruitment  includes all the activities an organization may use to attract a pool of viable candidates.  Effective recruiting is increasingly important today for several reasons:  The U.S. employment rate has generally declined each year through the 1990s.  Experts refer to the current recruiting situation as one of “evaporated employee resources.” Many experts believe that today's Generation X employees (those born between  1963 and 1981) are less inclined to build long-term employment relationships than were  their predecessors. Therefore, finding the right inducements for attracting, hiring, and  retaining qualified personnel may be more complicated than in previous years.
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Unformatted text preview: Keep in mind that recruiting strategies differ among organizations. Although one may instantly think of campus recruiting as a typical recruiting activity, many organizations use internal recruiting, or promote-from-within policies, to fill their high-level positions. Open positions are posted, and current employees are given preferences when these positions become available. Internal recruitment is less costly than an external search. It also generates higher employee commitment, development, and satisfaction because it offers opportunities for career advancement to employees rather than outsiders....
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This note was uploaded on 11/18/2011 for the course MGMT 4375 taught by Professor Eixmann during the Fall '11 term at Texas State.

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