International Recruitment & Selection
● Human Resource Planning: HRP is the 1st step in staffing activity.
● HRP is defined as the process of forecasting an international organization’s future demand for & supply of, the right type of people in the right number. ● Corporate planning includes managerial activities that set the company’s objectives for the future & determine the appropriate means for achieving these objectives. ● HRP facilitates the realization of the organization’s objectives by providing the right type & the right no of personnel. The key issues in international HRP are as follows:
● Identifying top management potential early. ● Identifying critical success factors for the future international managers. ● Providing developmental opportunities. ● Tracking & maintaining commitment to individuals in their international career paths. ● Tying strategic business planning to HRP & vice-versa. ● Dealing with multiple business units while attempting to achieve globally & regionally focused strategies.
Issues in supply of International Human Resources:
● Availability of Data ● Aging population ● Young population ● Recent demographic developments ● Labor supply trends ● Labor productivity ● Labor supply & offshore arrangements ● Challenges of the future ● Retention management & older workers ● Skill levels ● Enlarged cultural diversity ● Migration & immigration issues ● Brain drain ● Educational facilities ● Career orientation ● On-line facilities
Why do MNC’s require different categories of employees?
The different types of human resources needed by MNCs are broadly categorized into 4 types
I. Permanent category II. Long & Medium term III. Short-term & IV. Indirect category I. Permanent Category:
Employees belonging to permanent category include