What is the definition of recruitment?
Recruitment Is A Process Of Finding And Attracting Capable Applicants For Employment. The Process Begins When New Recruits Are Sought And Ends When Their Applications Are Submitted. The Result Is A Pool Of Applications From Which New Employees Are Selected.
|2.|| What is the definition of selection? |
Selection is the process of putting right men on right job. It is a procedure of matching organizational requirements with the skills and qualifications of people. Effective selection can be done only when there is effective matching. By selecting best candidate for the required job, the organization will get quality performance of employees.
|3.|| What is the process of recruitment? |
Generally, It has seven process involved in the recruitment process:
|4.|| Where to find the sources for recruitment? |
Generally, the HRM Function recognizes two main sources of candidates for the job positions: internal and external sources of candidates.
The internal recruitment sources are very important, but they cannot be used to fill every vacancy in the organization. It is very important to realize, that in many organization, the internal recruitment is divided into two separate processes: internal recruitment and promotions. The promotion is the move of the employee when the organization initiates the whole process. The real internal recruitment is than a move of the employee initiated by the employee him or herself. Example of internal recruitment is transfers, promotions, upgrading, and demotion.
The external recruitment sources bring job candidates from the external environment using different techniques. The oldest, but still pretty efficient is a newspaper job advertisement. Many HRM Professionals do not believe in the power of the newspaper advertising, but for many jobs it is still one of the best techniques with the best cost/income ratio. Example of external recruitment is press advertisements, Educational institutes, Placement agencies / outsourcing, Employment exchanges and employee referrals.
|5.|| What is the information should be in an employee requisition form? |
|6.|| What is selection method? |
A variety of methods are available and consideration need to be given as which are suitable for a particular post. The methods described here are:
|7.|| What are the methods to source for employees? |
There are various methods to source for employees. There are:
|8.|| What selection options can I use to find the best applicant? |
There are a number of options you can use to help you find the right person for the role and which will help you build evidence to support your decision. There are:
|9.|| What are the factors to consider in a selection interview plan? |
|10.|| What is the function of Jabatan Tenaga Kerja ? |
The Jabatan Tenaga Kerja of the Ministry of Human Resources has many offices in major cities and towns throughout the country where it provides recruitment service to potential employers and employees. It vast network can help companies to recruit potential employees at no cost to both company and the candidates. Their most popular product is JOBMALAYSIA.com
|11.|| Can we do reference checks on the candidates? |
Reference checks on the candidates depending on the level or duties of the position. It can be used by Hiring Officer to review those reports when considering the final hiring decision. But the information from the background and/or reference check should not be shared with the panel to prevent bias toward a candidate.
May I contact referees who are not nominated by the applicant?
|13.|| What is the Government Policy on employing foreign workers? |
The Government of Malaysia policy on employing foreign workers is to ensure that local workers are given priority in terms of any employment opportunities. However, employment of foreign employees from selected countries is permitted in certain sectors of the economy. There are 5 approved sectors for hiring foreign workers:-
|14.|| How to employ members of the same family? |
Ensure that no employees are involved in any way in the recruitment of family members. Meanwhile, no employees may have a reporting relationship whether direct or indirect to another family member. In practice, this means that family members do not work in the same department.
|15.|| What are the factors influencing in making decisions on recruitment? |
|16.|| How to do the selection? |
After the final interview, panel members should compare their ratings and judgements (any scoring system agreed prior to the interviews) amongst themselves. It is preferable to review candidates and their performances immediately after the interview process whilst the information is still fresh in the minds of the panels. All discussion should be supported by assessment evidence not just personal impression. Candidates should be rated against the agreed and specified criteria and not against each other.
|17.|| What are the common interviewer errors? |
Even experienced interviewers can make basic mistakes that undermine interview usefulness. Some of these are as follows:
|18.|| Do we get any advantage from government when recruiting handicap/disability employees? |
Employer who employs the handicap/disability employee will entitle for incentives of double tax deduction from government.
|19.|| What are the effects to HR on personal data protection act 2010 (PDPA 2010) towards personal data and information given by candidates? |
In the process of recruitment, employers must comply with the Data Protection Provisions (PDPA) in respect of such personal data which related to the collection, use, disclosure and retention of the personal data in their control, including data of job applicants. Employers should ensure that the policies and practices they develop and implement will enable them to meet their obligations under the PDPA during recruitment processes.
What are the available tools in the market in accessing candidates in terms of his personality traits?
a) Personality and Preference Inventory (PAPI)
|21.|| Why Recruitment is important? |
Recruiting the right people is a key component of a successful organization. How well employees perform their jobs is a major factor in determining how successful an organization will be. In order to select the right person, companies must properly invest enough time in thinking about the right Knowledge, Skills, Attributes and Behaviors they need in their employees. Select the right person to fit the job.
|22.|| What is Talent Management? |
Talent Management can be defined as a strategic process that involves managing staff recruitment, retention and retirement to meet the organization‘s business goals.
|23.|| How to renew the Foreign Worker permit? |
The foreign worker permit can be renew through Malaysian Electronic-Government (MyEG) Services or at Immigration Department of Malaysia.
|24.|| What criteria of an effective job advertisement? |
For advertisements to be effective, they must cover several essential elements which are:
|25.|| What are the tips for interviewers? |
|26.|| Why orientation programme is important to new recruits? |
Orientation Programme is organized for new employees at the beginning of their employment in order to provide them with the information they need, as well as getting them up to speed on how the organization works. It is important for new employees to have a brief of information of the company and understand the organization culture. The information usually covers an overview of the company (Business Operations, Organization Structure, Company History, etc.), Company Policies, Terms and Conditions of Employment, Disciplinary Action, Dress Code, Information concerning Jobs, Training and Development, Systems and procedures relevant to employee's task.
|27.|| What is a headhunter? |
Headhunter can be define as an individual hired by a company to locate a suitable candidate with a specific skill set.
|28.|| What are the benefits of induction? |
|29.|| What is the selection process? |
The selection process involves evaluation, decision making and measurement of an applicant potential. These components make more sense if they are considered in following way: