Recruitment and Selection

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EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

Today, in every organisation personnel planning as an activity is necessary. It is an important part of an organisation. Human Resource Planning is a vital ingredient for the success of the organisation in the long run. There are certain ways that are to be followed by every organisation, which ensures that it has right number and kind of people, at the right place and right time, so that organisation can achieve its planned objective.

The objectives of Human Resource Department are Human Resource Planning, Recruitment and Selection, Training and Development, Career planning, Transfer and Promotion, Risk Management, Performance Appraisal and so on. Each objective needs special attention and proper planning and implementation. For every organisation it is important to have a right person on a right job. Recruitment and Selection plays a vital role in this situation. Shortage of skills and the use of new technology are putting considerable pressure on how employers go about Recruiting and Selecting staff. It is recommended to carry out a strategic analysis of Recruitment and Selection procedure.

With reference to this context, this paper is been prepared to put a light on Recruitment and Selection process. This paper includes Meaning and Definition of Recruitment and Selection, Need and Purpose of Recruitment, Evaluation of Recruitment Process, Recruitment Tips. Sources of Recruitment through which an Organisation gets suitable application. Scientific Recruitment and Selection, which an Organisation should follow for, right manpower. Job Analysis, which gives an idea about the requirement of the job. Next is Selection process, which includes steps of Selection, Types of Test, Types of Interview, Common Interview Problems and their Solutions. Approaches to Selection, Scientific Selection Policy, Selection in India and problems.

Recruitment and Selection are simultaneous process and are incomplete without each other. They are important components of the organisation and are different from each other. Since all the aspect needs practical example and explanation this project includes Recruitment and selection Process of Infosys. And a practical case study. It also contains addresses of various and top placement consultants and the pricelist of advertisements in the magazine.

TABLE OF CONTENTS

1.INTRODUCTION………………………………………………………………………………………………………………....3

2.MEANING OF RECRUITMENT……………………………………………………………………………………………..3 2.1 NEED FOR RECRUITMENT…………………………………………………………………………………3 2.2 PURPOSE AND IMPORTANCE OF RECRUITMENT……………………………………………..3 2.3 UNSCIENTIFIC RECRUITMENT AND SELECTION……………………………………………….4 2.4 SCIENTIFIC RECRUITMENT AND SELECTION…………………………………………………….4

3.RECRUITMENT PROCESS………………………………………………………………………………………………......4 3.1 STAGE 1: RECRUITMENT PLANNING…………………………………………………………………4 3.2 STAGE 2: STRATEGY DEVELOPMENT………………………………………………………………..5 3.3 STAGE 3: SEARCHNG………………………………………………………………………………………...5 3.4 STEP 4: SCREENING……………………………………………………………………………………………6 3.5 STAGE 5: EVALUATION AND CONTROL…………………………………………………………….6

4.SOURCES OF RECRUITMENT……………………………………………………………………………………………..7 4.1 INTERNAL RECRUITMENT…………………………………………………………………………………7 4.2 EXTERNAL RECRUITMENT………………………………………………………………………………..8 4.3 EVALUATION OF INTERNAL & EXTERNAL RECRUITMENT……………………………..11

5.SELECTION………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………..12 5.1 PURPOSE OF SELECTION…………………………………………………………………………………12 5.2 SELECTION PROCESS……………………………………………………………………………………….12 5.2.1 ENVIRONMENT FACTOR AFFECTING SELECTION…………………………………………14 5.2.2 STEP 1: PRELIMINARY INTERVIEW………………………………………………………………14 5.2.3 STEP 2: SELECTION TEST……………………………………………………………………………..14 5.2.4 STEP 3: INTERVIEW…………………………………………………………………………………….17 5.2.5 STEP 4: REFERENCE CHECK………………………………………………………………………….20 5.2.6 STEP 5: SELECTION DECISION……………………………………………………………………..21 5.2.7 STEP 6: PHYSICAL EXAMINATION……………………………………………………………….21 5.2.8 STEP...
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