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RECRUITMENTAND SELECTION INBUSINESS
Table of ContentsINTRODUCTION...........................................................................................................................1TASK 1............................................................................................................................................1P1. Identification of how two organisations plan recruitment using internal and externalsources.........................................................................................................................................1TASK 2............................................................................................................................................2P2, Impact of legal and regulatory framework on recruitment and selection activities..............2TASK 3............................................................................................................................................3P3. Preparation of documents used in selection and requirement processes..............................3CONCLUSION................................................................................................................................7REFERENCES................................................................................................................................8
INTRODUCTIONRecruitment is a process adopted by companies to effectively attract, shortlist as well asselect a pool of suitable and effective candidates which could fill up the desired job vacancieswithin an organisation(Ekwoaba, Ikeije and Ufoma, 2015). Selection, on the other hand, is aprocedure of further short listing candidates from the pool which could serve effectively withinthe company in the desired job role. The report below is based on TESCO and Sainsbury's whichare two of the leading supermarket chains within the UK. It includes two projects, where the firstcovers knowing the process involved in recruitment planning and understanding implications ofregulatory framework for process of recruitment and selection. The second project coverspreparation of documentation related to this process and participation in a selection interview.TASK 1P1. Identification of how two organisations plan recruitment using internal and external sourcesRecruitment is an essential activity which is necessary to be adopted by organisations asit allows the firm to bring in new and competent talent to help the company in achieving itsorganisational objectives. There are two sources of recruitment: internal and external source.Both these sources have their own importance and are crucial to be adopted by companies.TESCO and Sainsbury's are two retail supermarket giants in the UK and following are thereasons of occurrence of vacancies:Within an organisation, there are several reasons due to which vacancies occur. Thesereasons are mentioned below:Removal of employee due to misconduct.Passing away of an employeeIf an employee retiresDue to sickness or maternity coverAll these above reasons encourage organisations to plan recruitment process to fill thevacant space within the company(Abraham and et. al., 2015). Below is a discussion of howthese companies plan recruitment using internal and external sources:TESCO planning recruitment using internal sources:TESCO, in order to plan recruiting using internal sources, first develop internal plan tofill the vacancy. The benefit of the same is potential employees would be familiar with the duties1
and responsibilities of the post. Internal advertising would be utilised to advertise the jobinternally. Then, the company would interview potential individuals and select the one on thebasis of their performance and competence(Landers and Schmidt, 2016). This could be donethrough promotions, transfers and employee referrals. However, special attention must be givenby the company on the fact place filled would vacant another position which could causemismanagement within the firm.Sainsbury's planning recruitment using external sources:There is another way which could be utilised by an organisation to recruit which isrecruiting externally or outside the business. Sainsbury's, in order to plan the same, first need todevelop an external source which would be utilised for recruitment. Media channels would becreated to informing and attracting individuals towards the vacancy. A suggested media sourcewould be newspaper, which could be an effective external source for the company. However,recruitment agencies too could be approached which would help the firm in providing crucialinformation about potential candidates. These individuals are then contacted regardingrecruitment processes and after that, selection processes such as interview takes place whichhelps the company in selecting these candidates. Its advantage is that company could attractindividuals with new skills and talent that might contribute in the company in a better manner.However. recruiting externally has several implications in relation to cost and time. It's quite alonger process as a proper time is required for the firm to outline vacancies, choosing appropriateadvertising as well as selecting the competent individual. Furthermore, advertisements, as well assetting up recruitment and selection processes also require a huge cost which could be verycomplex for the company.TASK 2P2, Impact of legal and regulatory framework on recruitment and selection activitiesIt is very crucial for organisations to appropriately consider certain ethical and legalrequirements while recruiting and selecting candidates for their vacant job roles(Chandor, 2017).It is because it helps organisations in performing these activities with utmost ethical andappropriate manner. Below are various ethical and legal requirements which are important fororganisations like TESCO and Sainsbury's to comply with:Legal Requirements:2
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