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Recruitment. In this assignment we shall discuss the role of recruitment and selection criteria in the new millennium and the suggested methods that could be adopted for this.

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INTRODUCTION As recruitment and selection plays a vital role in the successful operation of any organisation, and the fact cannot be denied that without a proper and systematic procedure for recruitment and selection a company can never achieve it's goals. In this assignment we shall discuss the role of recruitment and selection criteria in the new millennium and the suggested methods that could be adopted for this. In the new millennium as every thing is set to change or will change the process of recruitment and selection will have to through a rigorous and drastic change to meet the competencies and the upcoming new challenges on the part of human resource management as well. The whole of the human resource management heavily relies upon the recruitment and selection process as they are the main pillars of human resource management and in the coming times it is set to face the technological advancements and the hard core competition the global market via internet and other modes of communication. Recruitment is the process of generating a group of capable and qualified people to apply for a particular position in an organisation. ...read more.

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It has to be remembered that employers do not want to be swamped with large numbers of applications from unsuitable people. A wider audience can be reached which increases the chance that the business will be able to recruit the skills it needs. It goes into further detail such as: quality of agency recruiters, comparison of different media channels, and cultural variation in recruitment practice. MANAGING RESPONSE: - Making a shortlist: - The selection committee can assess either written applications or search firm profiles to make a shortlist of suitable candidates to be interviewed for the position. Short-listing Report Form to list those who will and will not be interviewed can be used. Written applications: - The selection committee should assess candidates' written applications to make a shortlist. Each candidate's application should address the selection criteria by providing evidence of their work experience, achievements and qualifications. Search firm profiles: - If they are to use a search firm for senior appointments, they will normally conduct preliminary interviews with candidates and provide you with a shortlist for interview. They will also provide a profile of each candidate, outlining their strengths and weaknesses in relation to the selection criteria. ...read more.

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Job Simulations are used to evaluate candidates on behaviours relevant to the most critical aspects or competencies of the job. CONCLUSION Through this assignment, and the facts and arguments given above we can conclude that the process of recruitment and selection plays an important role in the new millennium. As the process of recruitment undergoes a drastic and rapid change and the demand to hire skilled employees is also increasing to accomplish the corporate results. Recruitment of candidates via internet, e-mail and other sources help the company to select more skilled work force who is easy to train and place in the organisation. With the help of all the above mentioned methods of recruitment like job specification, background information, determine the duties, assessing required skills and proper job advertisement .etc., any organisation can get good applications to make selection process successful. And after the successful and planned recruitment process the next step is to select the most suitable candidate through the techniques that are studied and researched for years, which makes it easier for the employee to choose the correct person for the correct job. The methods like personality tests, biographical inventory, cognitive ability tests, self-assessments, assessment centres help to select the best candidate from the recruited one's. These methods which when applied properly plays an important role in accomplishing corporate results of the organisation effectively. ...read more.

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