Discussion Question (page 227)
What are the advantages and disadvantages of filing opening from internal sources? In order to expand the talent pool of organizational. The number and the kind of people available for employment. Organizations must focus on multiple approaches to recruitment and career management. When a company considers filing a position for employment, they must consider is there someone within the company who have the qualifications for the position available. The advantages to hiring employees from within the company are a greater company knowledge base, continuity, and improved morale. An employee already in a business is likely to know more about the company's needs and will be able to approach a new position with the added perspective of his or her previous position. Hiring from within also brings continuity to a company—the talent of the individuals remains within the company, and therefore is "re-invested." Finally, employees generally feel good about a company which promotes from within. It signals a company's belief in their people and in the quality of work that they do, and provides them with tangible evidence that their own efforts can bring about career advancement. The disadvantage of hiring from the existing employee base is that it means a limited pool of qualified candidates. Within the current employee bank, especially if that bank is relatively small, there may not be a person qualified to fill the position, or there may not be a person who wants to fill the position.
Discussion Question (pg 282)
Compare briefly the major types of employment interviews described in this chapter. Which type would you prefer to conduct? Why? Nondirective – gives maximum amount of freedom to the applicant. Situational- gives the applicant hypothetical incident and how they will respond. Behavioral description-were the applicant is asked a question about what he or she will actually did in a given situation....
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