Latest Trends in Recruitment and Selection Andre O’Callaghan July 2011. Trends in SA. Between 2004-2009: Less than 10% of school leavers wrote HG maths - of these only 50-60% passed 7% of all schools provide 90% of all engineering graduates
Latest Trends in Recruitment and Selection
Unemployment – 1997 to 2009
Employment by sector – 1998 & 2008
Recruiting gets a whole lot easier when you have a reputation for being a great place to work.
Nearly three quarters of respondents (3100) have loaded their CV’s onto a database with the hope of being contacted for an interview, of which more than half have been approached by prospective employers.
1.6 million job seekers on Career Junction (Feb 2011)
Recruitment pages in newspapers are still the most popular resource (82%) - The Sunday Times Careers supplement continuing to dominate (The Skills Portal, June 2011)
Career Junction – 27 Feb 2011
Standardisation – comparison of CV’s
Speaks to younger generations
RPO reduces recruitment costs - companies can save on agency fees, advertising fees, employee referral fees, travel expenses, etc.
RPO can help the HR team to focus on their core activities.
RPO is both time-saving and effective because the full scope of recruiting tasks is taken care of by an external dedicated agency
Risk Management (facts – Feb 2011)
Labour demand exceeds supply
Labour supply exceeds demand
Labour demand equals supply
Job analysis and role profiling determine the following:
Internal and external
English verbal and written communication
Behaviours / Attributes
Accounting principles and tax regime
- A “Good Practice” Model
Source of supply
Pre-Selection and Shortlisting
Selection and Decision
Outputs/Objectives Standards/Measures Activities
Use the following approach:
SA Legislation (Section 8 of the EE Act)
Typical assessment tools:
Questions and Answers
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