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

I am going to identify how the two organisations I have chosen plan their recruitment using internal and external sources. The businesses that I have chosen are River Island and Hugh Baird College

Extracts from this document...

Introduction

´╗┐Alisha Volos Unit 13 Recrutment and Selection P1&P2 Task 1 P1 & P2 Recruitment P1 identify how organisation plan recruitment using internal and external sources P2 Explain the impact of the legal and regulatory framework on recruitment and selection activities In this assignment I am going to identify how the two organisations I have chosen plan their recruitment using internal and external sources. The businesses that I have chosen are River Island and Hugh Baird College. There are two different recruitment sources in every business; internal and external. Below there are some advantages and disadvantages of them. Advantages Disadvantages External Recruitment New ideas maybe brought to the business from a new employee A longer process because the business has to check the employees full profile and past experience Larger amount of workers and easier to choose the best candidate because many of employees May cost more money due to advertising and interviews Wider range of experience The process of employing a new candidate may not reveal the best candidate Internal Recruitment Cheap and fast Limits the potential applicants Hardly any training is required/no training needed at all No new ideas from the outside Motivating for employees because there is hope for promotion May cause resentment between employees The manager already knows the strengths and weaknesses of own employees Creates a vacancy that will need to be filled There are numerous reasons why a business will have to employ or promote a candidate. ...read more.

Middle

External recruitment for River Island How River Island recruits externally; River Island recruit externally by using job websites and fliers. Why River Island recruits externally; River Island always believed that new employees bring in new style and ideas and this is why they prefer new faces. How the recruitment process starts and finishes Vacancy identified Write a job description Write a person specification Advertise the job Send the application forms Receive application forms Short list the application forms Interview applicants Select the best applicant Make the job offer There are different way to apply for a job, River Island give you an application form to fill in and that is so that it is more updated because a CV could have been last updated months before applying for a job. Another reason River Island used application forms because they can ask equations that are more personal to identify the type of worker the applicant is. Hugh Baird College uses application forms as well as River Island. Another way to apply for a job is using a CV which is simpler because takes less time for the applicant but it is not as updates as an application form maybe. When a business declines an employees application for a job the business has to give a specific reason for the rejection. It is illegal for River Island or Hugh Baird College or any other business to decline an applicant for anything apart from their skills because it is against the law. ...read more.

Conclusion

construction site and one of the workers are not wearing a helmet or steel toe cap boots the business would get shut down within minuets. The impact this has on Hugh Baird is it keeps them on their toes as they have to watch out for lots of people students and employees and the college has to look out for everybody whereas they need to be consentrating on other things. A business identifies a vacancy when somebody leaves for a reason such as sick leave or maternity, etc. or maybe a member of staff got promoted and that spot needs filling. A job description is a document which explains where you will be working how long for and what you will be doing and how much you will be getting paid A person specification is about what skills are needed and would be nice to have. This could be done through a job centre or the radio or the newspaper Different businesses have different ways of short listing their application forms but the smartest way is when the application forms are received someone will rip of the front page that has the candidates age, sex and date of birth on it and label each sheet with candidate 1, 2 and so on, and pass on to someone else who will just be able to read the skills and abilities and then short list the application forms. This is done so that a business does not break any laws which I will get to later. ...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)

    6 7 8 9 10 Confidence 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Eye contact 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Gestures 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Greeting Communication 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9

  2. Explain the key features of legislation and regulations on health and safety and how ...

    These people could become members of an internal health and safety committee where all aspects of health and safety are discussed recommendations made, implemented and recorded. Heads of Departments Responsible for ensuring that all aspects of health, safety and welfare are being communicated to their staff and students within their department.

  1. Illustrate, using examples, the benefits to business of providing good customer service to both ...

    message on Thursday, in which was that they will pick up her charger between 12am to 14pm, she get an excuse from a job and finish everything earlier to be at home at this time. She waited these 2 hours at home and nobody comes.

  2. Presenting Business Information

    Tesco might be using Microsoft Excel to transfer their profit or loss sales into a useful graph, chart, which can easily be, understand by every one. This software is very useful for creating graphs, charts. Microsoft Access, this is the data where customer, supplier, staff information can be saved for future use.

  1. Teamwork. There are several reasons why a business may organise their staff into teams. ...

    gathering and distributing information about specific tasks and the general work of the managers' department or organisation. The tasks may be routine, and part of the day-to-day running of the department, or one off events such as the manufacture and delivery of a special consignment.

  2. Explain the impact of the legal and regulatory framework on recruitment and selection activities

    The Disability discrimination acts 1995 and 2005 make it unlawful for a disabled person to be treated less favourably because they have a disability, unless there are extremely good justified reasons for the employers decision. The employer has a responsibility to make reasonable adjustments to the premises so that disabled applicants or employees are not put to a disadvantage.

  1. Motivation within a workplace - examples from Asda.

    Students who are working part time in contrast might not take this strategy as a motivational factor that will make them work harder. ASDA has very initially clarified that if a person is in career break, resignation, dismissal, retired for made redundant the scheme will come to an end.

  2. Roles and Responsibilities- River Island case study.

    Supervisors have to check the store for cleanliness and ensure that the store display is neat and organized before the store opens. And if the store manager is not available the supervisor steps in to manage the store activities. Supervisors hold staff meetings to discuss issues staff member may have

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