Topics: Assessment, Coffee, Summative assessment Pages: 4 (1058 words) Published: September 24, 2013
Recruitment and selection in business

Definition of Recruitment

The process of finding and hiring the best-qualified candidate (from within or outside of an organization) for a job opening, in a timely and cost effective manner. The recruitment process includes analyzing the requirements of a job, attracting employees to that job, screening and selecting applicants, hiring, and integrating the new employee to the organization.

Main Activities

The first organisation I have chosen to investigate

Costa Coffee
Is a coffee house company based in the United Kingdom founded 1971 by Italian brothers Sergio and Bruno Costa, as a wholesale operation. Supplying roasted coffee to caterers and specialist Italian coffee shops. In 1995, the Company was acquired by, and is now a subsidiary of, the Whitbread Company

1175 outlets in the United Kingdom as of January 2011, making it the largest British chain in terms of stores. Internationally it operates 442 stores throughout the world in 35 countries.[7]

Types of assessment
There are two different types of assessment that you are likely to experience during your higher National course. Formative assessment refers to activities that are designed to give you feedback and allow your improve your work. Your tutor might sit down with you and discuss your work and progress, helping you to prepare an action plan to improve your work. Summative assessment refers to the final, formal assessment of your work that assigns you a grade. This is likely to happen at least once during each term or semester on your course. While you might get feedback from your tutor on the strengths and weaknesses of your work it is not always the case that you will be able to make further improvements to your work after these assessments....
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