• Join over 1.2 million students every month
  • Accelerate your learning by 29%
  • Unlimited access from just £6.99 per month

When I first began the process of recruiting an employee for McDonalds, I was looking for an employee to work as a shift manager.

Extracts from this document...

Introduction

Hannah Jackson D2 After the recruitment and selection process and my interview, and the feedback given after the interview, I am know going to evaluate the entire performance of my self and whether I felt that I could have made improvements to the planning process prior to the interview, or whether I used the correct type of methods. I'm also going to discuss whether my experience has enabled me to pick the correct recruit. When I first began the process of recruiting an employee for McDonalds, I was looking for an employee to work as a shift manager. Before I advertised for the job, I had to consider the type of skills required for the job role that I was recruiting for. In each stage of the planning process before a potential employee was recruited I had to start at the beginning of the process. I started of by making an advert that was stood out, and had the basic information for a recruit to know before applying for the job. Therefore I had to consider the hours that I was willing to give the recruit of a shift manager, their basic job role and the skills that was required which was that they needed pass experience of being a shift manager, or something along those lines. I made sure that I put on the closing date of the advert so that people wouldn't apply after the closing date and miss on the chance of being a recruit. ...read more.

Middle

Firstly I am going to look back at the first document that I made, this was my job Advert. Looking back now and comparing my job advert to other ones that I have seen in job shops and online websites, I would give more detail about in the experience required, such as that the needed management qualifications/ already worked within a management based job. I would also make the hours of work a lot clearer due to the hours looking as though the shift manager is expected to work every day on a full day shift. My second document that I am going to evaluate is my job description, I personally don't see that many faults with the job description other than I think it could have been more descriptive of what I expected of the shift managers job role. I would have also changed the qualifications and education part to be a lot more understandable, as not all people have a qualification relating to hospitality and catering because they may be having a change in job role, therefore I would make it more open in future for more people to apply for. I personally believe that this document was effective for its purpose and allowed more information about the job role than the job advert. My final document is my personal specification that allowed member of the public to see what they needed to become a shift manager at McDonalds. ...read more.

Conclusion

A huge change that I would also make would be the questions I asked this is really where I felt it was a downfall on the overall planning and recruitment process, I definitely would consider adding in more questions to make the interview longer and ensure I got the correct answers I needed to help me chosen the correct employee for the job with the help of my results. A final change that I would make would be to change my document on the personal specification, I feel that it needed a lot more information included to ensure that the candidates applying for the job role was confident they fit the specification, by the list required, I think the skills included were very basic and wasn't ideal for the job role of the shift manager and therefore I would make changes on this for the future. To conclude, from this whole experience of the recruitment process I really feel I have gained a lot from it and have the skills needed to help recruit employees. I think from the recruitment progress I had in place, wouldn't necessarily been the best to recruit an employee, but I feel from learning from my mistakes I could now go away and recruit the ideal employee by making small amount of changes to my previous recruitment and planning progress. On the whole I feel as though I have gained a lot from this experience and I have the understanding that from the work that I did, I wouldn't have hired the correct employee for the job role. ...read more.

The above preview is unformatted text

This student written piece of work is one of many that can be found in our AS and A Level People & Operations Management section.

Found what you're looking for?

  • Start learning 29% faster today
  • 150,000+ documents available
  • Just £6.99 a month

Not the one? Search for your essay title...
  • Join over 1.2 million students every month
  • Accelerate your learning by 29%
  • Unlimited access from just £6.99 per month

See related essaysSee related essays

Related AS and A Level People & Operations Management essays

  1. Marked by a teacher

    Roles and Responsibilities of Staff Members at McDonalds.

    5 star(s)

    Customer focus: attempts to exceed customer expectations by delivering outstanding QS&C, anticipating their needs and thinking like a customer. Teamwork and communication: works and communicates effectively using the suitable styles and methods to encourage others to deliver on QS&C. Personal standards and approach to work: consistently creates a positive impression, gaining attention and respect, leads by example at every opportunity.

  2. Marked by a teacher

    How employee performance is managed and measured at a business

    5 star(s)

    If they did not have a goal set, then they could lose focus and performance in work could go down. They could also not realise if they want a better position within Tesco, as the drive to become better will not be questioned.

  1. Recruitment. I am writing this report to describe how each organisation plans and conducts ...

    worthy of the job the person is given a score according to how they perform. The areas that are covered in this document and the points awarded for each are as follows: * Relevant work experience (Max 4) External interests/cultural activities)

  2. The main aim of this research is to evaluate the information on the human ...

    * Strategic plan designing skills * In knowledge management appeared competencies * Efficient staff hiring, their motivation and retention skills. Recruitment, employee development and motivation and employee retention skills are considered as core competencies by some organizations. And some government organizations come under this organization category.

  1. Unit 13 Applied Business

    This protects us from any injuries at risk. Public liability is very important to our Christmas Fair as it means we can be prevented from being sued or any claims against us due to a member of the public being injured. This therefore will save us a lot of money and hassle with legal constraints if something were to happen.

  2. The job vacancy of working in Asda as a department manager requires many skills ...

    able to perform the duties well as they have the experience from previous jobs especially that of the same industry. The experience the candidate has benefits the business as it reduces the costs for the business as training for the applicant is reduced.

  1. In this task I am going to define a manager, supervisor and an employee ...

    The head has to monitor to see if the students are been taught at a high standard so they produce quality work. The head also has to make sure that the amount of equipment they bought is of the right amount and so there is enough for every student and teacher.

  2. Motivation within a workplace - examples from Asda.

    Another reason for the share strategy to be potentially de-motivating is because of the various terms and conditions it requires. Employees who have long term plans to be an ASDA share holder can only enjoy the benefit of now income tax or national insurance to pay but those who don?t

  • Over 160,000 pieces
    of student written work
  • Annotated by
    experienced teachers
  • Ideas and feedback to
    improve your own work