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RECRUITMENT ANDSELECTION INBUSINESS
Table of ContentsINTRODUCTION...........................................................................................................................3TASK 1............................................................................................................................................3P1 Recruitment plan of organisations.........................................................................................3P2 Impact of the legal and regulatory framework......................................................................5TASK 2............................................................................................................................................7P3 Documents used in selection and recruitment activities........................................................7TASK 3..........................................................................................................................................10P4 Plan to take part in a selection interview.............................................................................10P5 Take part in a selection interview........................................................................................11CONCLUSION..............................................................................................................................12REFERENCES..............................................................................................................................13
INTRODUCTIONEmployees are an integral part of an organisation who provides their efforts andcontribution to the organisation in achieving the organisational goals and objectives. Theorganisations needs to hire the suitable people having right mix of skills and knowledge so thatthey can perform the work properly. Recruitment and selection is a strategic function for HRdepartment for recruiting the suitable candidates. The taken firm for this assessment is Tescowhich is a retail firm of UK providing different types of products and services to customers suchas retailing of books, clothing, electronics, furniture, toys, petrol, software, financial services,telecoms and internet services. This report will discuss the recruitment plan of organisationsalong with the impact of the legal and regulatory framework onRecruitment and selection.Further this report will cover the documents used for selection and recruitment activities. In theend, this report will cover the selection interview of organisation.TASK 1P1 Recruitment plan of organisationsThe recruitment process of the organisation depends upon several factors through whichthey select and hire the suitable candidates for the vacant job role. There are various recruitmentprocesses used by the organisation for determining the suitable and appropriate candidates to berecruited for the vacant positions at the workplace. The recruitment processes of organisationsvaries with each other based on the size and requirement of the organisation. Tesco is a retailchain of the United Kingdom having a wide range of operations throughout the world. Thecompany is operating the business operations in more than 13 countries outside the UK in whichmore than 492,000 employees are employed by the organisation(Chan and Kuok, 2011). Thevalues of the Tesco is ‘Treat people how we like to be treated’. Due to operating at global level,Tesco needs highly skilled and qualified staff who are capable of bringing their maximum effortsto the organisation by performing their job role and responsibilities in proper and effectivemanner. Tesco and Marks & Spencers are the two firms which is taken for this assessment foridentifying the recruitment process used as well as the requirements of the recruitment ofcandidates.Recruitment at Tesco
Tesco conducts the recruitment in order to satisfy the needs of different functions andoperations of the business. The recruitment process is done by the HR managers of Tesco inorder to select suitable candidates having high knowledge and skills for performing their workeffectively. Tesco has their own step to step process for recruiting the candidates in order to fillthe vacant job positions. There are various factors such as employees turnover, reducedperformance and productivity, reduced sales and profit etc. which forces the company to recruitnew candidates(Dmour and et. al., 2015). Tesco looks for the internal recruitments before thepeople from outside for the vacant job position. When internal options are not suitable thencompany advertise the vacancy on online platforms such as Tesco careers, job platforms etc.Then the HR managers of Tesco took the interview of the external candidates which areinterested in store-based jobs. After the interview, company conduct the skills and aptitude testfor determining the knowledge and skills of the candidates. The store prepares a waiting list ofemployees who will be selected.After these steps, the company releases the wait list for the selected employees. Thecompany also provides the training to the new employees in order to make them aware regardingthe culture and environment of stores(Ekwoaba and et. al., 2015). The company also providesthe orientation session to new employees so that they can understand the aim, vision andobjectives of the company so that they can perform their work for achieving them. Tesco usesthe external recruitment sources such as promotions of vacancy on job portals and career portalof Tesco. For the internal sources, Tesco is using the notice boards and email of their employeesin order to make them aware regarding the vacant positions and job roles.Recruitment at M&SM&S is also a big company having a wide range of operations across several countries.The company is using the hierarchy process for their recruitment process in which they promotetheir existing employees to higher levels and recruits new employees at the vacant positions inorder to fill the occurred gap. The company mainly recruits the employees when the sales of thecompany becomes low as well as when the existing staff is not performing their work with therequired efficiency and performance. The company is using several steps in order to recruit thetalented and skilled candidates which are capable enough to bring their maximum outputs to thebusiness for achieving the desired organisational goals of the company(Gamage, 2014). Thecompany is using the interview and tests methods for recruiting the candidates for vacant job
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