KEY FEATURES: A focus on job analysis underscores the critical importance of job analysis to the entire recruitment and selection process. ‘How-to’ Tools and Forms present real-world samples of HR forms and descriptions for designing and developing various HR systems. Legal and Ethical Implications integrated throughout the text reinforce the importance of making compliant legal and ethical hiring decisions. “Spotlight On…” features show how real-world companies like Groupon, Whole Foods, and Facebook are attracting and choosing the best job candidates.
Welcome to the world of recruitment! Now that you understand the importance of having an accurate and current foundation of job information, incumbent qualifications, and necessary job-related behavioral competencies, we can move into the strategies, best practices, and tools needed to identify and recruit talented individuals for the most effective workforce possible. As I will mention several times throughout this chapter, the primary goal of a recruitment strategy is to develop a compelling outreach for a job opportunity that attracts qualified potential candidates while at the same time deters unqualified individuals from applying for the job. But there is a fine line between being too open and not setting clear-enough parameters that would discourage individuals lacking the appropriate qualifications ...