Different methods of Recruitment

A little quiz to test your knowledge on Recruitment within a business.

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1. What is induction training?

  • Induction training is the provision of the basic skills required to start work at the business, including Health and Safety
  • Induction training means the employee gets to know everyone at the business
  • Induction training is a social activity every new employee goes through
  • Induction training is the first and last 'off day' a new employee gets
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2. Why might a business send a new employee to have off-the-job training?

  • It doesn't involve as much effort as on-the-job training does
  • The trainer is professional and is used to training on a regular basis
  • They don't want to have the responsibility of training someone
  • It boosts motivation of workers

3. What is one advantage of on-the-job training?

  • It isn't as formal as off-the-job training
  • There is no cost involved, the business doesn't have to pay to train internally
  • The new employee learns how work is completed
  • The newly employed person gets to know the trainer

4. What department in the business takes care of recruitment?

  • Human Resources (HR)
  • Marketing
  • Production and Operations
  • Finance

5. What does it mean for a business to recruit 'externally'?

  • The business employs (recruits) someone from outside of the employment of the business
  • Someone from another department is recruited
  • Adverts are made for people to apply for the job role in question
  • The owner his/herself recruits people personally




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I disagree with Q9 - its True that induction isn't necessarily required, but it is good business practice.

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