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What is the main goal of the recruiting process?
When recruiting, what is a good rule of thumb for the number of people recruiters should find for each opening?
The pool of candidates for an opening must be _______________, otherwise the recruiting process does the company no good.
A good rule of thumb is to find about ________ job candidates for each open position in the organization.
_____________ applicants gives you a reasonable pool of applicants from whom you can choose one who will be a good fit for the job and the organization.
Which of the following is an advantage of internal recruiting?
What is a disadvantage of external recruiting?
When the HR department engages individuals from outside of the firm in the labor market to apply for positions, _______________ recruiting is occurring.
External recruiting includes all of the following except:
Colleges and universities are good places to recruit individuals with:
Taylor is looking for workers with good basic skill sets. She does not need the applicants in her recruitment pool to have a lot of work experience. Her best external recruitment source would be ___________.
Colleen has a short-term labor shortage. She needs to hire some workers quickly and does not have time to screen them herself. Her best external recruitment source would be ___________.
Elyse needs to hire some semiskilled workers from the local area.She wants to keep the price of advertising low and not attract any applicants from out of state. Her best external recruitment source would be ___________.
Acme Corporation is hiring a translator. The job advertisement reads, in part, "In meetings, translate messages simultaneously into specified languages with a high degree of accuracy while dealing with difficult people who are frustrated by their lack of ability to communicate directly with others in the meeting." This type of job advertisement would be considered a ___________.
__________is a review of all of the tasks and requirements of the job, both good and bad.
Good, top-notch recruiters in a company need to have all of the following qualities except one. Which one?
Geneva is one of the best recruiters at Acme Global. What makes Geneva so successful is her ability to hear the words recruits are saying as well as understand the context of the conversations. Geneva is good at _________.
A job advertisement for a pizza delivery driver yielded 50 applications. Of those, 10 were disqualified because they did not have a driver's license. The yield ratio on the advertisement was ____ percent.
A job advertisement for a barista yielded 100 applications. Of those, 60 had the basic qualifications required for the job.The yield ratio on the advertisement was ____ percent.
The HR department relies on the _______________ to determine how successful a recruiting advertisement was in finding qualified applicants.
In hiring his new assistant, Ryan calculates the ________ by comparing how many applications he received to how many of the applicants were qualified.
If it cost a company $50,000 to recruit and hire 5 applicants, what was the cost per hire?
Nicole added up all her expenses for hiring six new logisticians, including advertising costs, relocation costs, and interview costs. She divided the total costs by six to get the _________.
A company spent $10,000 in recruiting efforts, received 20 applications, and hired 10 people. What was the cost per hire?
It cost Acme Global $10,000 to hire five new Biofuels Processing Technicians. The cost per hire was ___________.
Acme Global began advertising for a new energy auditor on May 1. The position was filled on Aug. 1. The time to hire was ___ days.
Austin placed an advertisement for a new assistant on November 1. He hired Paul on December 1. His ________ was 30 days.
The HR department calculates the _______________ when determining the time that it took for them to fill a position.
What is the time to hire if the job opening was posted on October 1, the interview took place on October 10, the position was filled on October 15, and the new hire started work on October 20?
If Acme Global hired 10 new employees last year and at the beginning of this year six were promoted and two left the company, what is the new hire turnover ratio?
During the recession, Acme Global laid off 45 employees. During the recovery, Acme Global hired those 45 back along with five new recruits. Within six months, only 25 of those employees still worked for Acme Global,three of which are from the five new recruits. What is the new hire turnover ratio?
Last year, Acme Global hired 25 customs brokers. At the end of the year, only 10 were still working for the organization. The organization's new hire turnover was ____ percent.
Last year, Acme Global hired 25 petroleum engineers. At the end of the year, only 20 were still working for the organization. The organization's __________ was 20 percent.
Joe was a new hire last year. His individual appraisal rating was a 2.0 on a 4-point scale. The average of all the new hires' appraisals from last year was a 3.0 and the average of the organization's appraisals was a 3.5. What was the overall new hire performance ratio?
Acme Global hired 20 new auditors last year. The average performance appraisal of the new auditors was 4.4 on a 5-point scale. The average for other auditors in the organization was 4.0. The new recruits' performance is ____ percent above average.
Patrick just completed the performance appraisals of three new statisticians. On the company's 4-point grading scale, the average score for the three statisticians was 3.0. The average of all statisticians in the organization was 3.5. The new recruits' __________ was 14 percent below average.
The cost of recruiting, selecting, and training a new employee is usually more than 100% of that employee's annual salary.
When examining companies, people usually research the social environment of the company the least.
We have to abide by all of the EEO laws currently in existence when recruiting for our organization.
The HR manager need only be wellversed in state regulations that govern an organization's ability to recruit.
Outsourcing is the only alternative to recruitment.
We should always consider a viable and financially feasible way to solve internal labor shortages, including recruiting new employees, overtime, and outsourcing.
When considering using overtime, we must determine the effect on our current employees' job satisfaction.
It is not necessary to identify the effective labor market for your organization; any labor market arrangement will yield results.
External recruiting involves filling job openings with current employees or people the employees know.
One of the strengths of public agencies is that they heavily prescreen recruits.
A strength of walk-ins is that they are inexpensive and self-selected.
The law in the United States requires that all companies use realistic job previews when recruiting.
The recruiter is one of the primary factors responsible for an applicant showing interest in an organization and its jobs.
The yield ratio for evaluating recruiting methods is determined by dividing the number of qualified applicants by the number of applicants.
The cost per hire for evaluating recruiting methods is determined by dividing the number of recruits that left within a specified time frame by the number of new hires.
What are the three types of private employment agencies? What are the differences between the three?
What is a realistic job preview? Please provide an example (preferably from personal experience).
What is active listening and why is it important for recruiters when evaluating candidates?
Describe two of the measures used to measure the effectiveness of recruiting.
_________ is the process of creating a reasonable pool of qualified candidates for a job opening.
A critical role for HR managers in the recruiting process is determining whether or not the job candidates are ___________ for the job which is open.
Kyle advertised Acme Global's need for carpenters in a local newspaper, hoping to create a reasonable pool of qualified candidates. Kyle's actions represent _________.
External factors that influence recruiting usually fall into what two categories?
Especially when recruiting within the United States, the first and most important laws that recruiters must abide by are what?
There are a series of __________ that affect HR managers' ability to recruit individuals into the organization.
The national economy and the world economy affect the ability to ________ new employees.
Legal and regulatory changes had some effect on _________ part-time and temporary workers instead of full-time employees.
The available labor market and the social/legal environment are _______ forces that affect recruiting.
Ahmad has identified the recruiting area for Acme Global's new plant. There are many skilled laborers in the area who are looking for work. Ahmad believes that will make his job recruiting qualified applicants easier. Which external force acting on recruiting efforts is Ahmad examining?
Kara has identified the recruiting area for Acme Global's new plant. Acme will need many carpenters at its new facility, but there is another plant in the area hiring carpenters and offering them good wages. Kara believes that will make his job recruiting qualified applicants difficult. Which external force acting on recruiting efforts is Kara examining?
When recruiting in an identifiable geographic area, recruiters need to consider the _______________ in that area.
The availability of _______ to fill vacant positions depends on the labor market.
The ____________ is the external pool of candidates from which we draw recruits for open positions.
If the unemployment rate is _________, it is _________ to recruit applicants for open positions.
The _____________ in the area ties into the concept of supply and demand.
_______________ contend with us for the available talent in a particular field.
If there are not many competitors who need the same particular type of _________, the recruiting environment will be less difficult.
The _____________ affects the HR managers' ability to recruit new people into organizations.
Various _______ limit the ways in which we can recruit people into our organization.
The __________ must be wellversed in the various laws, agreements, and regulations that limit an organization's ability to recruit.
Policies that must be set before beginning to recruit new employees include all of the following except:
Our organization's _________ will help determine when we should recruit internally and when we should recruit externally.
Alternatives to recruiting new employees include all of the following except:
"When" to recruit is one of the _______ considerations in the recruitment process.
When identifying the effective labor market, you must determine if you can find the ________ of candidates in that market.
Two common types of __________ recruiting include promotions from within and employee referrals.
When an HR department fills jobs based on people they know or with current employees, _______________ is occurring.
Which of the following is true of the use of internal recruitment sources?
For hard-to-recruit jobs, some firms pay a bonus to ________ when the referred candidate is hired.
What is the biggest disadvantage of internal recruiting?
Acme Global decided to start offering its employees a $1,000 bonus if they encourage a friend or family member to apply to the company. The employee does not get the bonus until the new hire has been working at Acme Global for one year. Acme Global's new policy is properly referred to as _________.
What is the biggest advantage of external recruiting?