Before work can be completed, managers need to ensure they have the right people to do the job. Recruiting is the process of identifying a group of qualified job applicants for a given organizational position. Before a manager can begin recruiting to fill an open position, they need to fully understand the position to be filled by completing a job analysis and writing a job description. This helps them create recruiting objectives and a recruiting strategy, which can include promoting from within or looking for candidates outside the company.
Great talent doesn’t always walk in the door asking for a job; they usually need to be sought out and encouraged to apply. Managers do this by having an effective recruiting strategy that seeks the right people based on specific organizational needs. This course discusses the recruiting process, the job analysis, job descriptions, and tactics used to recruit both from within and outside an organization