•It is the process of finding and hiring suitable
candidate (from within internal or external of an
organization) to fill the position.
•The process of identifying that the organization
needs to employ someone up to the point at
which the application forms for the post have
arrived at the organization.
What are the different sources ofWhat are the different sources of
◦ Internal sources
What is internal source?What is internal source?
-involves recruiting candidates within
an organization to fill the vacancy.
-unlike external sources, companies
fill the positions through references
of internal employees
METHODS OF INTERNALMETHODS OF INTERNAL
• Internal advertisement (emails,
newsletters, or OC)
• Word of mouth
• Internal employees referrals
• Retired employees for temporary or
• Present temporary or contract employees
to permanent positions
Advantages of InternalAdvantages of Internal
Economical. Less time consuming
No need for training
Build strong relationship with employees
Easy to pick best talents
of Internal recruitmentof Internal recruitment
Position of persons promoted will be
Partiality in promotions
No new opportunities for external
Dissatisfied employees may quit if co-
worker is promoted to higher position
What is EXTERNAL SOURCE?What is EXTERNAL SOURCE?
Involves recruiting candidate through
references, networks, or they may
approach recruitment agencies.
In order to compete with other companies
and increase their standard, employers
hunt for best talents working for other top
companies ---- PIRATING
Advantages of ExternalAdvantages of External
Create new opportunities for external
Best candidates can be placed for the roles
Increase in the selection ratio
Less chances of partiality
Uniqueness in employee who worked for
different companies can take he current
company to extra mile.
Disadvantages of EXTERNALDisadvantages of EXTERNAL
Cost to hire is high
More time consuming
Sourcing quality candidate becomes
difficult for the company
Internal recruiters lack headhunting skills
(less references or networks). Thus they
may approach Recruitment agencies to
Consists of the processes involved in
choosing from applicants a suitable
candidate to fill a post.
Consists of a range of processes involved in
making sure that job holders have the right
skills, knowledge and attitudes required to
help the organization to achieve its