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- To navigate these challenges firms utilize the services of company’s such as Genpact and Robert Half International who specialize in global recruiting, o The strength of the firm’s employment branding Branding – refers to a company’s efforts to help existing and prospective workers understand why it is a desirable place to work at. One strategy is to think of applicants as consumers and focus on what they want in terms of job and careers. New ways of building brand are social networks. (Facebook, blog…) Branding every important in the global arena because people are unfamiliar with foreign firms. Brand you promote to prospective employees should truly reflect internal culture. Recruitment Channels
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Recruiting internally: is readily available , get up to speed faster , less uncertainty how they will perform, no need to advertise . Internal Job Posting: BB boards, intranet site 内联网 , alerts Identify Talent Through Performance Appraisals o 9-box grid is helping General Electric, Novartis o Grid helps managers assess actual performance. This can then determine the developmental needs of the employee. Skill inventories and Replacement chart o Skill Inventories – help to track education , past work experience , vocational interests , specific abilities , etc. to see how they can best be used . (P&G, HSBC) o Replacement Charts – an important tool for succession 连续 planning . o Research study has found that managers often hire external candidates because they have a tendency to overvalue unfamiliar candidates and undervalue known ones. Recruiting internally: when experienced employees leave an org they take with them years of corporate know-how that is hard to replace . Signs that the firm needs to work harder to develop internal talent . o Warning signs of a weak Talent Bench: 1. It takes a long time to fill key positions. 2. Key positions can be filled only by hiring from the outside 3. Vacancies in key positions cannot be filled with confidence in the abilities of those chosen for them. 4. Replacements for position often are unsuccessful in performing their new duties. 5. Promotions are made on the basis of whim, favoritism, or nepotism. o Recruiting Externally : the sources of external recruitment will vary with the type of position to be filled (machine operator vs computer programmer) o Advertisements: On websites, newspapers, journals. In countries in which literacy is low: radio, TV. Social media: twitter, email. o Advertising: Degree of selectivity can be achieved by using newspapers, journals, blogs, etc. directed at a certain group. There appears to be a correlation b/n the accuracy and completeness of information provided in job advertisements and an orgs recruitment success. Unqualified applicants will still apply. Typically, for each position HR staff will review 20-100 resumes.

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