Slides in this set
Whenever a firm employs staff, they need to go through a certain process
to make sure that they're employing the right people for the job.
Firms will need to:
Identify a vacancy >As a firm grows more positions will be created
Write a job description >This will outline all of the duties the employee will do
Write a person specification >This describes the qualities, attributes and the qualifications required
Advertise the job >This gives people info about the job and its details
Send out application forms and ask >To gather information about potential employees
Short list >Unsuitable applicants will be removed here
Interview/aptitude tests >The shortlisted candidates are questioned
Selection/references >This is where candidates are selected for the job and references are taken up.…read more
This takes place when someone is new to a job. They need some time to
settle and this training will introduce the member of staff to the skills
required, and show them the expectations of the firm.
It gives the new recruit a chance to get to know the firm informally, and they're
normally introduced to a mentor that can share the experiences that they've had
with the business.
When a firm is growing in size its not surprising to see
new faces, which makes induction a very important thing
to make sure that the recruitment process is successful.…read more
On the Job Training
This type of training happens in the workplace
This is when new recruits are trained by people already working at the business,
and get to learn while they earn.
This form of training is cheaper then other forms of training. It
allows firms to use their existing facilities and staff. Most
forms have a mentoring system in place to guide workers that
This training is sometimes called in house training, and occurs
when employees from within the business do the training.…read more
On the Job Training
Employees can gain confidence by Internal trainers might not have the
doing the job with a familiar mentor skills that it takes to train workers
Its easy to judge the success of the Time limits could impact on the
training quality of training
Employees from the firm can carry If training is deemed to be poor,
out the training at no extra cost friction could form in the workplace
which makes it a cheap method of
Its easy to asses the quality of in Can you think of any jobs that
house training could use on the job training?…read more
Off the Job Training
This type of training takes place away from the workplace.
This is when new recruits are trained by specialists out of work hours or before they
start working for the firm.
This type of training involves employees going away and
learning new skills from specialists, which enables them to
learn skills to a high level.
Some businesses require some form of off the job training to
make sure that there staff are able to utilise new equipment
The downside of this method of training is the expenses.
Training has to be paid for and the workers roles at the firm
will need to be filled when they're away training.…read more