Recruitment refers to the process of finding possible candidates for a job or a function. it has been defined as the process of searching for prospective employees and stimulating them to apply for jobs in an organization , advertising is a commonly part of the recruitment process and can occur through several means through news papers, dedicated to job advertisement , through professional publications, sing advertisement placed in windows through a job centre, through campus interview etc.
The objective of the recruitment is to attract potential employees with the necessary characteristics or qualifications in the adequate number for the job available. It locates available people for the job in the organization; the process of recruitment precedes the process of selection of right candidates for the given position in the organization. Recruitment seeks to attract suitable applicants to apply for available jobs
The various activities involved with the process of recruitment includes identification of the different sources of labor supply , assessment of their validity choosing the most suitable sources and inviting applications from the perspective candidates for the vacancies.
The requisite position may be filled up from within the organizations or from outside. Thus there are two sources of recruitment and they are Internal and External sources
Author:- Dr. Nandini Sharma