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Human Resource

Management
ELEVENTH EDITION

GARY DESSLER

Part 2 | Recruitment and Placement

Chapter 5

Personnel Planning and Recruiting


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PowerPoint Presentation by Charlie Cook


The University of West Alabama

After studying this chapter, you should be able to:


1. Explain the main techniques used in employment
planning and forecasting.
2. List and discuss the main outside sources of
candidates.
3. Effectively recruit job candidates.
4. Name and describe the main internal sources of
candidates.
5. Develop a help wanted ad.
6. Explain how to recruit a more diverse workforce.

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Forecasting Personnel Needs


Forecasting
Tools

Trend Analysis

Ratio Analysis

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Scatter Plotting

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Forecasting the Supply of


Inside Candidates

Qualification
Inventories

Manual
Systems and
Replacement
Charts

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Computerized
Information
Systems

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Measuring Recruiting Effectiveness

Evaluating
Recruiting
Effectiveness

What to
Measure

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How to
Measure

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Finding Internal Candidates

Rehiring Former
Employees

Job Posting

Hiring from
Within

Succession
Planning (HRIS)

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Employment Agencies
Types of Employment
Agencies

Public
Agencies

Nonprofit
Agencies

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Private
Agencies

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Offshoring/Outsourcing White-Collar
and Other Jobs
Political and
Military Instability

Resentment and
anxiety of U.S.
employees/unions

Costs of foreign
workers

Cultural
Misunderstandings

Main
Issues

Special training of
foreign employees

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Customers
security and
privacy concerns

Foreign contracts,
liability, and legal
concerns

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Recruiting A More Diverse Workforce


Single Parents

The Disabled

Welfare-to-Work

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Older Workers

Minorities and
Women

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Developing and Using Application Forms


Uses of Application
Information

Applicants
education and
experience

Applicants
progress and
growth

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Applicants
employment
stability

Applicants
likelihood of
success

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Application Forms and the Law


Education
Achievements

Arrest
Record

Housing
Arrangements

Areas of Personal
Information

Marital
Status

Physical
Handicaps

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Notification in
Case of
Emergency

Memberships in
Organizations

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KEY TERMS
employment or personnel
planning
trend analysis
ratio analysis
scatter plot
computerized forecast
qualifications inventories
personnel replacement charts

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position replacement card


recruiting yield pyramid
job posting
succession planning
alternative staffing
on demand recruiting services
(ODRS)
application form

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