Level 3 Nvq Business Admin Unit 219

Unit 219

Administer the recruitment and selection process


1.1   The different administrative requirements of internal and external recruitment:-
An internal vacancy is a more cost effective way to recruit within a company, not only does it save on expensive recruitment fees, saves a lot of time,   it also increases staff moral and gives employees the chance to progress and be promoted.   From a recruitment point of view the administrative requirements for an internal recruitment is very basic in outlining the new positions job description and giving, in brief, a character and qualification requirement, for example if the vacancy was for a Sales role the character of the person required would need to be outgoing and enthusiastic not shy and retiring,   the qualifications required would be basic IT skills.   Any employee applying for an internal position would already be at an advantage of knowing the Company culture, standards required.   From the Company‚Äôs side of the fence there would already be strong indicators of what that applicant was:   like as a person, capable of, work ethic   etc...   So the screening process would not be so involved.   There would be no need for the new starter process: setting up personnel files, obtaining references etc...

An external vacancy is a lot more time consuming and can be financially costly   depending on the recruitment tools a Company will use i.e through an agency, online advertising.   The actual advert needs to be precise in the type of person that the Company is looking for,   needs to provide   a good picture of the Company and the position being advertised,   it is also important to get the right people to apply who has the required experience or skills needed.   The CV is the first impression you have of the applicant,   it is from that maybe a Company screening test/ questionnaire can be provided to give the company more of an idea if the applicant is more closely matched their requirements prior to arranging telephone...