It is the process of picking the individuals out of the pool of job applicants with requisite qualifications and competence to fill jobs in the organisation.
It is negative approach as it seeks to eliminate as many unqualified applicants as possible in order to identify the right candidates.
The selection in an organisation’s effectiveness is crucial for at least two reasons:--
Work performance depends on individuals
Cost incurred in hiring people
Pepsi had gone on a crash recruitment. Six people took over entire Oberoi Business Centre for 6 days in Mumbai.3000 applications in response to ads were scanned.Applicants were asked to respond by fax within 100 hrs. Finally, the shortlisted persons were flown in and interviewed.