new employee may have a more realistic picture of the jobemployees should be reluctant to refer less qualified applicantsoconsnot all employees are engaged and careemployee may be upset when applicant is rejectedexclusively using referrals can also be deemed discriminatorywalk-insomajor source of applicants for hourly workersocheap, put a sign on the dooroeverybody that walks in should be treated respectfullyformer employeesogood advice to never burn bridgesoEDS in Plano hired over 500 “boomerang” workers in six months a few years agothe internetofastest growing category though quality and usefulness is hotly debatedocan be cost effective if the effort is successfulovariety of ways to use itcyber fairsposting job descriptions on the firm’s own web page
job search web sitesRecruitmentOnce you have been authorized to fill a position, the next step is to build an applicant poolResearch indicates that informal recruiting (contains no specific activities) usually produces inferior resultsoInformal recruiting conveys less than adequate number of details about a complex jobResearch also indicates that most organizations benefit from using more than one form of recruitingResearch indicates that external recruiting is most effective for entry level jobsRecruiting is important because:othe larger the pool, the more selective you can be when hiringoworkers today are less inclined to build long term work relationshipshiring good people has become increasingly competitiverelationship between HR management and building competitive advantageTo build competitive advantageAny factor that allows an organization to differentiate its service or product from its competitors to increase market shareHowCost leadershipDifferentiation, be uniqueAnd now through using Human Resources as a competitive advantagerelationship between human resource planning and corporate strategy planningMany corporations consist of multiple businessesPepsiCooPepsioFrito-LayoPizza HutoOthersA corporate level strategy is neededIdentify how these businesses will relate to each otherHR planning and corporate strategic planning should have a reciprocal and interdependent relationship, each should contribute to the otherSelective Training and Service Actrequires employers to rehire veterans—within 90 days of re-application and with no loss of seniority, who leave a job for military service and then apply for re-employment upon completion of that servicetemporary workers todayLook at Recruiting ToolsTitle VIIRefer to Civil Rights Act of 1964
Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act•: intended to minimize the disadvantages to an individual that occur when that person needs to be absent from his or her civilian employment to enterthe service and makes improvements in protecting service members rights and benefits by clarifying the law and improving enforcement mechanisms, it also provides employees with Department of Labor assistance in processing claimsuse of employment application forms
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