4.1 Internal and external recruitment

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Advantages of INTERNAL recruitment

Business owner knows workers strengths, skills and weaknesses.

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Advantages of INTERNAL recruitment

Little training needed unless vacacy for different position.

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Advantages of INTERNAL recruitment

Cheaper than external recruitment as no advertising is needed.

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Advantages of INTERNAL recruitment

Employees can develop career and this could make staff more loyal.

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Advantages of EXTERNAL recruitment

New ideas, skills may be brought into business.

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Advantages of EXTERNAL recruitment

Will have a lot more applicants when using internal recruitment so standards of applicant will be high.

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Advantages of EXTERNAL recruitment

It does not create another vacancy in firm which has to be filled.

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Advantages of EXTERNAL recruitment

Internal promotion can cause jealousy amoungst current workers who did not get the job.

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