Unit 3 Task 3 Table 2
Describe in detail the different recruitment methods used by the organisations within the Creative Media Industry.
Recruitment Methods Detailed Description Advantages of this
Disadvantage of this recruitment
National Press Job roles available and in
normal newspapers such
as a local newspaper like
the Camden journal and
A wide range of people can
apply as these are national
press goes out to a wide range
of audiences so it makes it
more available to look for a
Anyone can apply for this job and it’s
not specifically out there for people
that want this job.
Trade Press A trade magazine, or
trade rag, also called a
professional magazine, is
a magazine published
with the intention of
target marketing to a
specific industry or type
People with that specific
industry or type of trade can
look at the jobs available for
them and be more specific
with what they want.
Other people that might not know
about the magazine itself as it’s only
aimed at a specific target so many
other people won’t be able to see the
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there’s ones with
ones for specific
areas such as
games like MVC.
Word of mouth When you hear from your
friend or acquaintance or
they tell you that they
know a job available or
they have one for you.
The advantages of this
recruitment method is you
can hear as soon from your
friend and can be helpful
rather than searching for
yourself and find something
you probably wouldn’t find.
Disadvantage is that your friend might
tell you to late and the job vacancies
might have been already taken or they
don’t know enough details to tell you
about the recruitment which you might
college and work.
Personal contacts If you know people
personal and have
contacts you can make to
get yourself a job.
Advantage is having as many
contacts as possible means
knowing loads of people
which makes it easy to get a
job or knowing people.
Disadvantage sometimes having
contacts means that they might not
have the vacancies available for you or
recruit you as they will feel it’s unfair
for other people that might want the
Friend, boss, family
and people you
have met before.
Internet Job vacancies that’s
available on the internet
such a jobs websites and
people sending emails
back to cv’s handed in.
Millions of people go on the
internet everyday so this
means many people can see
the jobs that are available as
many are on the internet job
Some people still don’t know how to
use a computer or internet so these
people won’t be able to see the jobs
available and they would have to do
the old fashioned way.
Internal promotion Promotions that are given
by your boss or your
manager at the workplace
you’re already working at.
Shows that the hard work you
do and the experiences are
shown and the promotion you
get is for your own benefits.
Disadvantage most people only will get
it if they have been working at a work
place for a long time and done hard
work so other people that are new to
the industry won’t likely to get the
At your own
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