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Recruitment and selection

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Tesco House, Delamare Road, Cheshunt, Hertfordshire EN8 9SL. Report On Selection Practice CONFIDENTIAL For: Mrs Evans From Manpreet Chahal, (Recruitment Management) 1.0 Terms of Reference Write a report to describe the key ways in which Tesco Plc plan and carry out a selection interview in order to appoint an appropriate member of staff. Ensure that you include preparation, communication skills and selection and decision-making. 2.0 Procedures In order to find out how Tesco plan and carry out a selection interview in order to appoint an appropriate member of staff I will have to look at the key ways selection practice is dealt with. 2.1 Planning And Skills Audit 2.2 Preparation 2.3 Communication Skills 2.4 Selection And Decision Making 3.0 Findings 4.0 Planning And Skills Audit 4.1 Tesco might need to recruit for a number of reasons such as: o Maternity leave o Different work o Employee leaving o Sick leave o Extra work o High staff turnover 4.2 After Tesco has placed an advertisement anyone who applies for as job to work with Tesco becomes and applicant. Tescos make sure that everyone is given an equal opportunity and is fair to everyone this is why Tesco advertises job internally and externally. It gives an opportunity for people who are already working for Tesco to apply for the job that is being advertised. 4.3 Tesco then will invite the applicants for an interview and they then prepare the interview accordingly. Tesco must make sure that they ask suitable questions to all the candidates and they must ask each individual the same questions as everyone else. ...read more.

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because the agency give the first interview and then the second interview is with Tesco and the third and final interview is a shortlist. Tesco uses agencies because they can hire someone to do their job for them so its much more easier for Tesco. 5.7 Tesco use different types of interviews at different stages. Tesco has to select the most appropriate candidates for the job so they might want to use a screening interview. This is when the interview is conducted by the line manager of Tesco's first and then with a member of the senior management team. During the stages of the process of selecting the appropriate candidate for the job the applicant may be asked to perform tasks or test such as: o Psychometric Test: This test measures your intelligence or personality type o Aptitude Test: This test measure your suitability for a job and may be more practical o Attainment Test: This is done by observing the candidate performing in a group o Occupational Preference Test: This measure skills that are important fort the job 6.0 Communication Skills 6.1 Tesco carries out a selection interview to appoint the appropriate person for the job by using communication skills as well. Using good body language during an interview is very important. Maintaining eye contact with the person conducting the interview and also smiling is extremely important to help communicate that you are open and trustworthy. A firm handshake to show that you are a confident person and a suitable person for the job entitled. ...read more.

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The company will then phone you and afterwards send you a letter of all the details such as the hours you will be working and what day you will be starting and the amount of money you will be getting will be answered in the letter this is also an opportunity for you to phone and ask an query about the job that have not been answered in the letter. Tesco will also inform the relevant people about the person being employed. Tesco will then set up a training plan for the person starting the job. 8.0 Conclusion 8.1 The process must be must be fair and well planned and the questions must be suitable and must address with the job in hand and not to personal. Everyone should be asked as series of questions that are the same and be treated equally. The final stage to the job recruitment process is select/ appoints an applicant suitable for the job available. Job Analysis v Vacancies v Job Description v Job Specification v Advertise Job v CV's v Short List v Interview v Select/ Appoint 9.0 Recommendations 7.8 Tesco must prepare their questions before hand and must make sure that the questions are fair and suitable and not to personal. 7.9 Make sure that you are polite and on time and do not keep the candidates waiting and make the candidate feel comfortable around you. 7.10 Interviewee must be smartly dressed and looking smart because you are part of Tesco you want to give a good impression to the candidates and set an example. 10. ...read more.

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