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Recruitment and Selection - MacDonalds

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Recruitment and Selection Both recruitment and selection play an important part for large businesses and issues need to be taken into consideration when recruitment and selection takes place. In the following paragraphs I will explain recruitment and selection by outline the fundamentals used to make the process successful. Recruitment Recruitment is the first part of the process of filling a vacancy with in business or organization. It includes examination of the applicant for the vacancy, the consideration of the sources of suitable candidate applicants, making contact with the suitable candidates and receive applications from them. By the end of 2000, McDonalds employed 49728 people: 46,209 restaurant staff, 2,974 restaurant management and 545 office staff. Around 18,200 more were employed by McDonalds franchises. McDonalds is an equal opportunity employer. The ratio is between male and female staff is 56:46 With a target of 100 new stores opening in 2002, McDonalds will create in excess of 6,000 new jobs this year. Job analysis In management it is often necessary to obtain and record a description of a job. The description must be kept up to date to take account of changes in the organization or in the technology. ...read more.

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A detailed statement of a physical job and mental activities involved in the job. For general discussions of jobs, a board description has is all that is necessary. Job roles with in McDonalds Shift manager The shift manager arranges what shifts the workers at McDonalds have to do and can change the shift patterns. The shift manager makes sure that everyone has a shift. The shift manager is responsible for anyone who cannot come in to work so he can organise a replacement so there is sufficient staff for the shift. Training squad The training squad that are in charge of the new recruitment's just to make sure what they are doing is right or wrong. The training squad train new recruitment's the basics like using the equipment and how to serve the customers and using the touch keypads on the tills. Floor manager The floor manager makes sure everything on the shop floor runs smoothly and there are no problems, if there are problems then the floor manager has to sort them out. Their problems range from, emergencies, spillage's customer problems and errors. ...read more.

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The majority of vacancies occur as a job replacement for people who have left the company or as the final event in a chain transfers and promotions following on a reorganisation. In these cases consideration may be taken to the following points: * It may be possible to fill vacancies from within the company * It may be filled by a different kind of employee * The job personnel specifications my need to be revised. The usual career route in business: Personnel management involves all of the above functions relating to a normal career. Each of the above personnel functions is of great importance if human resources are to be managed efficiently. McDonalds selection process McDonalds only need applications filled in and don't ask for CV's application can be collected from all McDonalds stores. If the store manager checks the application form and the criteria matches of that needed to be a successful employee at McDonalds then the applicant will be invited for an interview. Even if the applicant does not get the job, and they are a successful, then McDonalds will keep the applicant's information for six months and will contacted if any jobs are available. Rajinder Nijjer Unit 4: Human Resources Section 3 ...read more.

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