Recruitment and Selection

“Recruitment is the Process of finding and attracting capable applicants for employment. The Process begins when new recruits are sought and ends when their applications are submitted. The result is a pool of application from which new employees are selected.”

The Recruitment Process:

The recruitment process begins when you know you need someone new in the Department, either because an existing staff member has left, or because there is new work to be done. It doesn’t finish until after the appointment has been made.

The main stages are identified in the below flow chart –

  • Identify Vacancy
  • Prepare Job Description and person Specification
  • Advertise
  • Managing the Response
  • Short-listing
  • References
  • Arrange Interviews
  • Conduct The Interview
  • Decision Making
  • Convey The Decision
  • Appointment Action


# Preparation of recruitment /selection document for the position

# Advertising

  • Preparing advertisement
  • Media selection
  • Positioning

# Response handling

  • Initial interview online or telephone
  • Short-listing for interviews
  • Interview arrangement
  • Sending emails or calling short listed candidates
  • Interview details to the short listed candidates

# During Interview

  • HR interview
  • Technical interview
  • Conducting tests [Aptitude / Mathematical / Analytical etc.]
  • Initial final list of candidates.
  • Reference check (if required)

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