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Recruitment and Selection Policy

   

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STAR Industries
Policy and Procedures
POLICY TITLE: RECRUITMENT AND SELECTION
ADMINISTERED BY:GENERAL MANAGER, HUMAN RESOURCES
APPLICABILITY: ALL NEW EMPLOYEES
Policy Statement
The recruitment and selection of new employees at STAR Industries will at all
times conform to ‘best practice’ standards and comply with relevant legislative
and regulatory requirements. This policy covers activities such as recruitment and
selection methods, outsourcing, advertising, notification of selection outcomes
and feedback to all candidates, and remuneration offers.
Policy Objective
The purpose of this policy and related procedures is to ensure that STAR
Industries is adequately and appropriately staffed by people who best meet the
requirements for vacant positions. Commitment to Equal Employment Opportunity
(EEO) ensures that all activities related to recruitment and selection are free of
direct and indirect discrimination and harassment.
Procedures
Recruitment
Approval for recruitment
When the requirement to replace or appoint additional staff is identified,
the manager to whom the position reports (Department Manager) must
complete a Personnel Request Form and forward it to the Human
Resources Department. A job description must be written or reviewed by
the Manager in conjunction with HR to ensure that it is accurate and
current. The HR Department will establish an appropriate salary level for
new and revised positions.
Commencement of recruitment activity
On receipt of the appropriately authorised Personnel Request Form, the HR
Department will initiate recruitment activity to fill the vacant position. HR
Department representatives will liase with the Department Manager to
determine the most appropriate sourcing of external applicants.
Recruitment methods may include:
o advertising the vacant position in metropolitan or national
newspapers
o radio advertising
IMPORTANT! This is a sample policy that students should read critically.
It may have shortcomings or omissions.
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o advertisements or ‘advertorial’ input in trade or professional
publications
o internal advertising
o review of previously received applications (both solicited and
unsolicited) held on STAR HR files.
Advertising
Advertisements for vacant positions should adhere to relevant legislative
requirements. These advertisements should be placed in appropriate
metropolitan newspapers with due regard for effectiveness of timing,
placement and cost. The Department Manager should approve all
advertising orders.
Outsourcing
In certain circumstances it may be advisable to consider outsourcing the
recruitment of particular positions to an external recruitment agency.
These circumstances may include:
o where the number of positions to be filled requires time and
resources not available within STAR Industries HR Department
o when a suitable candidate for a position cannot be found within a
reasonable time using standard search methods
o for high-level positions, eg General Manager to CEO
o if the position(s) to be filled requires the recruiter to have a
particular or specialist knowledge of the requirements of the vacant
position not otherwise available within STAR Industries, eg IT
Design Specialist.
o if it can be demonstrated that an external agency may have access
to quality candidates not otherwise available to STAR Industries
o if it can be demonstrated that outsourcing the recruitment for a
position would be more efficient and cost effective, while still
ensuring that process quality is maintained or improved.
STAR Industries will only use external recruitment agencies that guarantee
EEO compliance. The HR Department will coordinate the use of all such
agencies.
Online recruitment
Professional social media will be adhered for this online recruitment. By using this
method vacant position at workplace will be fulfilled. It is time saving method and
also cost effective for STAR industries as HR managers can recruit required
workforce with the help of professional social media platform.
Processing applications
All applications will be forwarded to the HR Department. A nominated HR
Officer will be responsible for handling an approved vacancy and liasing with
the Department Manager and applicants. The HR Officer will assist the
Department Manager by screening the applications and identifying a short
list of suitable candidates for interview. Unsuccessful applicants will not be
notified until after the first round of interviews has been successfully
IMPORTANT! This is a sample policy that students should read critically.
It may have shortcomings or omissions.
STAR INDUSTRIES IS A FICTITIOUS COMPANY CREATED FOR EDUCATION & TRAINING PURPOSES
July 2003 page 2 of 4
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