External recruitment

1. What is external recruitment:

External recruitment is when organizations looks to fill the vacancy from any suitable applicant outside organizations.

2. Methods of external recruitment:

2.1 Campus

Campus is the location of a university, college, or school’s main buildings. This method is based on recruitment at university, colleges…

2.2 Job centers

Job centers often specialize in recruitment for specific sectors. They usually provide a shortlist of candidates based on the people registered with the agency. They also supply temporary or interim employees.

2.3 Head hunting.

Head hunting are recruitment agents who provide a more specialized approach to the recruitment of key employees and/or senior management.

2.4 Advertisements

Advertisements are the most common form of external recruitment. They can be found in many places such as:

• Newspaper
• Job posting on job sites
• Ads on websites related to positions recruited.

2.5 Database search on job sites.

Company can buy data from job websites for a week or a month …

2.6 Employee referral

This method often refer to as ‘word of mouth’ and can be a recommendation from a colleague at work.

2.7 Contract staffing.

2.8 Free online ads

You can post your recruitment ads at free websites such as forum…

3. Advantages of external recruitment:

• Outside people bring in new ideas
• Larger pool of workers from which to find the best candidate
• People have a wider range of experience

4. Disadvantages of external recruitment:

• Longer process
• More expensive process due to
• advertisements and interviews required
• Selection process may not be effective enough to reveal the best candidate

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Author: Tommy Doan, hrvinet.com

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