Staffing an Organization

1821 words 8 pages
Human Resource Management
Staffing the Organization
Bryant Cozart
University of Maryland University College

Table of Contents

Human Resource Management 3
Staffing 3
Job Analysis 3
Questionnaires 4
Interviews 4
Observation 4
Diary/Log 5
Recruitment 5
Internal Recruiting 6
External Recruiting 7
Web-based Recruiting 8
Selection 8
Interviewing 9

Human Resource Management
Staffing the Organization Human Resource Management is designing management systems to ensure that human talent is used effectively and efficiently to accomplish organizational goals (Mathis & Jackson, 2008). To that end, Human Resource
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Applicant population is a subset of the labor force population that is available for selection using a particular recruiting approach (Mathis & Jackson, 2008). How the applicant pool is reached is predicated on the knowledge about a position within an organization. The applicant population is affected by recruiting method, recruiting message, applicant qualification, and administrative procedures. From the applicant population we get the applicant pool. Persons in the applicant pool have been evaluated for selection by human resource managers. According to Mathis & Jackson (2008), many factors affect the size of the applicant pool, including the reputation of the organization and industry as a place to work, the screening efforts of the organization, the job specifications, and the information available. When an organization is attempting for fill vacant positions they have an option to use internal, external or web-based recruiting sources. Recruiting strategy will dictate where to recruit, whom to recruit, and method of recruiting. When employers recruit candidates by searching organizational databases, job postings, promotions and transfers, current-employee referrals, and re-recruiting of former employees and applicants, they are conducting internal recruiting. This method has numerous advantages and disadvantages. Some advantages of this method are the morale of the


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