PEOPLE REVISION QUESTIONS PART 1

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what is internal recruitment?
the business tries to fill the vacancy from within
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State an advantage of internal recruitment
it gives employees the chance to develop their career
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State an advantage of internal recruitment
there will be a shorter induction period as staff are already familiar with the company
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State an advantage of internal recruitment
employers will know more about internal applicants abilities since they work there
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State an advantage of internal recruitment
internal advertising limits the number of applicants and this in turn saves time and money
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State a disadvantage of internal recruitment
external applicants may have been a better quality
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State a disadvantage of internal recruitment
if you appoint from within, it creates another vacancy within the company which needs to be filled
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State a disadvantage of internal recruitment
recruiting internally also means you have a lot less people to choose from
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what is external recruitment?
external recruitment happens when the business recruits from outside
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list one way external recruitment can happen
advertising in the local and national press
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list one way external recruitment can happen
advertising on their website
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list one way external recruitment can happen
using employment agencies- they usually provide a shortlist of candidates to interview
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list one way external recruitment can happen
using Job centres
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list one way external recruitment can happen
using head hunting
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What are employment agencies?
these are firms that specialise in recruiting and selection
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What is the advantage of Job centres?
the advantage is that they can find applicants easily and draw from their local an national database
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What is Head hunting?
the business can directly approach someone who they are interested in and make them an offer
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What is the Job description?
are produced by a business and sets out clearly the responsibilities of the job
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State one piece of information the Job description should give
Job title
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State one piece of information the Job description should give
The Job location
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State one piece of information the Job description should give
The duties of the job
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State one piece of information the Job description should give
Who the employee will be responsible to
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State one piece of information the Job description should give
Who the employee is responsible for
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What does the person specification set out?
it sets out what kind of person the business feels would best suit the job
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State one piece of information the person specification will include
what qualifications they are likely to have
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State one piece of information the person specification will include
what experience are they likely to have
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State one piece of information the person specification will include
what kind of skills they need
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State one piece of information the person specification will include
what the ideal person's attitude and personality would be like
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What is the information on the person specification split between?
essential and desirable
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Where do Job Adverts appear?
in the Newspapers, Job centres and within the business itself
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Why is a lot of time spent designing the job advert?
because it is important that it attracts the right candidates to the job
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State what the Job Advert will include
Job Title
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State what the Job Advert will include
The Type of work involved
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State what the Job Advert will include
The location of the office or the factory
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State what the Job Advert will include
What qualifications and experience is required for the Job
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State what the Job Advert will include
Salary/ Working conditions
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State what the Job Advert will include
Training given
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State what the Job Advert will include
how the candidate should apply
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State one of the three ways of applying for Jobs
CV
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State one of the three ways of applying for Jobs
Application form
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State one of the three ways of applying for Jobs
Letter of Application
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How many references will you be expected to have?
two references
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What is the purpose of references?
it is to ensure that your past employers can vouch for your work rate and it is to also prevent people lying on application forms and during interviews
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State one thing that the contract of employment will include
date that the employment begins
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State one thing that the contract of employment will include
name & address of the employer and employee
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State one thing that the contract of employment will include
level of wage and whether it will be paid weekly or monthly
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State one thing that the contract of employment will include
job title and job description
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State one thing that the contract of employment will include
holiday entitlement
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State one thing that the contract of employment will include
hours of work
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State one thing that the contract of employment will include
conditions relating to sick pay
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State one thing that the contract of employment will include
amount of notice the employee needs to give when they are leaving the business
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What do Businesses pay a recruitment agency for?
to send them suitable people for a particular job
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it gives employees the chance to develop their career

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State an advantage of internal recruitment

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there will be a shorter induction period as staff are already familiar with the company

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employers will know more about internal applicants abilities since they work there

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internal advertising limits the number of applicants and this in turn saves time and money

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