Monday, June 11, 2012

Find the differences between Recruitment and Selection.

Differences between Recruitment and Selection:

Though recruitment and selection are the functions of Human Resource Management but there remain some differentiating factors that discriminate between these two terms. Here are some differences enlisted that differentiate recruitment and selection –

It the process of searching the candidates for employment and stimulating them to apply for jobs in the organization.
 It Involves the series of steps by which the candidates are screened for choosing the most suitable persons for vacant posts.
The basic purpose of recruitments is to create a talent pool of candidates to enable the selection of best candidates for the organization, by attracting more and more employees to apply in the organization.
The basic purpose of selection process is to choose the right candidate to fill the various positions in the organization.
Recruitment is a positive process i.e. encouraging more and more employees to apply.
Selection is a negative process as it involves rejection of the unsuitable candidates.
Recruitment is concerned with tapping the sources of human resources
Selection is concerned with selecting the most suitable candidate through various interviews and tests
There is no contract of recruitment established in recruitment
Selection results in a contract of service between the employer and the selected employee
It is an activity of establishing contact between employers and applicants.
It is a process of picking up more competent and suitable employees.
It encourages large number of Candidates for a job.
It attempts at rejecting unsuitable candidates.
It is a simple process.
It is a complicated process.
The candidates have not to cross over many hurdles.
Many hurdles have to be crossed.
It is a positive approach.
It is a negative approach.
It precedes selection.
It follows recruitment.
It is an economical method.
It is an expensive method.
Less time is required.
More time is required.

There for if we evaluate all the above mentioned terms it will let us easily understand that there are lots of differences that lie between these two terms “Recruitment” and “Selection” of an employee of any organization.

You should be querying for this term as well "Process of Selection".

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