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

Tesco PLC has an effective Recruitment and Selection however the are advantages and disadvantages which need to be considered.

Extracts from this document...


Tesco PLC has an effective Recruitment and Selection however the are advantages and disadvantages which need to be considered. Application Forms - Tesco handle application forms on the Internet on their site 'www.tesco.co.uk', using the 'PeopleBank Select' system. Here any application form for any positions at Tesco can be found. Each would have different requirements depending on what the job being applied for is. To apply for a particular job, all that has to be done is to complete the PeopleBank online CV, plus answer specific questions for Tesco. This in turn would then be submitted and stored on their database and in return a receipt would be sent to the applicants email address notifying them that it has been received. Filling in the application form in this way has its advantage as its cheaper application forms do not have to be printed or posted to the applicants who wanted to apply for a particular job. Its quicker as completed forms are stored on the database and can therefore make it easier to find certain applicants application forms in order to refer to them when required, plus they can be dealt with straight away without having to wait. ...read more.


However there are a few disadvantages. Some people may not have access to the Internet making it difficult to view the advertisement for the particular job, which may involve them buying an Internet server such as Freeserve or AOL or going to an Internet Caf´┐Ż. Some may have problems in using the Internet or not know how to use it and some may not have a computer in which case they would not even be able to access the Internet. Shortlisting - Shortlisting is taken forward because it cuts down the number of application forms handed back into the ones which most fill the requirements, which is an advantage as less forms have to be considered. However, a disadvantage is that some application forms may be judged upon the way it is written e.g. hand writing. This in some case may not be necessary e.g. if the work is evolved mainly around the used of computers such as using the word processor. Interview - After shortlisting the shortlisted application would be invited to an interview where they are asked questions based on there application and Tesco as well. ...read more.


2. Tesco should also have job vacancy review advertised at their branches so that people who want a particular job can pick up a review of it and apply for it if they wish to. They should also advertise the job in a number of places such as job centres, newspapers etc depending on the type of job it is. A manager vacancy can be advertised in a broadsheet newspaper and a clerical/manual work can be advertised in job centres for example. 3. Tesco should make sure they know what is required of the job before shortlisting is taken place as applicant who may have the requirements may not be part of the applicants who are shortlisted or the opposite. 4. Tesco should place more interviewers so that more applicants can be interviewed and so shortlisted applicants can be dealt with in a shorter period of time. 5. Tesco should assess applicants during the interview as it would save time as both can be dealt with straight away/ at the same time. Thus meaning Tesco should carry the test at the branch where the interview is taking place which would save applicants from having to travel to assessment centres on another day and would save time. ...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 Internet 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 Internet essays

  1. This essay critically discusses the social issue of homelessness and its impact on young ...

    The Government through their count on a single night in 2006 stated there were 502 people sleeping rough in England on any single night (see appendices for table). These statistics are problematic and manipulated. This target was met by narrowing the goalpost and by changing the Government definition of rough sleeping.

  2. In assessing the competitive position of a large online trader, we would use the ...

    Internet Users Latest Data Population ( 2004 Est. ) Source of Latest Data 1 Sweden 74.6 % 6,722,576 9,010,700 Nielsen//NR Aug./04 2 Hong Kong 72.5 % 4,878,713 6,727,900 Nielsen//NR Aug./04 3 United States 68.8 % 201,661,159 293,271,500 Nielsen//NR Aug./04 4 Iceland 66.6 % 195,000 292,800 ITU - Dec/03 5 Netherlands

  1. online services

    I think male and females will use it, I also think more people without children will use it as you will need time to sit and search, with children this may be difficult. To auction online you will need to register with a credit card.

  2. The Values Of Online Recruitment To Organisations

    whether it is managerial, executive, or clerical, the number of people they want to employ, the speed they want to fill the position, and of course, the budget available. The first step for many organisations is to use internal sources, to find someone within the company before considering external resources.

  1. Evaluation of Two Commercial Multimedia products. oth products are professional animations which have ...

    At the start of the story the leaves are falling down. The bird's beak is moving to show the talking effect, the eye balls of almost all characters are moving and the story bear is moving his one foot while thinking.

  2. Potential Disadvantages of an Online Business Presence

    Nowadays websites suffer more from hacking. Hacking is when a person gains authorised access to a computer for the purpose of stealing information. Cybercrime and DOS attacks cost billions of pounds for businesses. ISP collapses is another disadvantage. Online Businesses presences are dependent upon their ISP stay online.

  1. ICT - services

    People should be able to transfer cash from their Visa onto their current account. Online Shopping Amazon is a very similar company to eBay. It is where users are able to buy products, below are advantages and disadvantages. Benefits There are many benefits for shopping online at Amazon: * Shopping

  2. Shopping online

    She can just log on to her computer and connect to the internet to see the weather forecast. One site which I researched and found on the web was the official BBC website. A print screen is shown below of how to navigate the website if you want to see the weather forecast in your area.

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