Reasons for a business to recruit



Reasons a business may need to recruit


QualificationPearson BTEC International Level 3 Extended Diploma in Business
Unit number and titleUnit 8: Human Resources
Learning aimsC: Examine how effective recruitment and selection contribute to business success
Assignment 1 titleRecruiting for success
Issue date13. 10. 2022
Hand in deadline   26. 10 .2022


Criteria covered by this task
Unit/Criteria referenceTo achieve the criteria, you must show that you are able to:
8/C.D3Evaluate the recruitment and selection processes used in a large business organization and how they contribute to the success of the business.
8/C.M3Analyses the importance to business performance of different recruitment and selection methods and processes used in a large business organization.
8/C.P6Explain how and why a business organization adheres to recruitment processes that are ethical and comply with current employment law.
8/C.P5Explain how a large business recruits and selects human resources giving reasons for their processes.

Include a synopsis of the business, to include the scope of its business activities and its size.


Demonstrate an understanding of the reasons a business may need to recruit staff, remembering recruitment can be both internal and external.

Demonstrate understanding of the different recruitment methods and why these are used.


Consider the contribution of external bodies to the recruitment and selection process.


Discuss the purpose of the different documents used in the recruitment and selection process, and their impact on effective recruitment.


Consider the cost effectiveness of different approaches to reviewing applications.


Review of how the business assesses and selects the successful applicants, considering both the strengths and weaknesses of the processes.


In the same report, include the explanations of ethical and legal considerations, the organization must consider when recruiting new employees, or selecting existing employees for training or promotion.


You are also required to analyses the different recruitment methods, looking at the strengths and weaknesses of the systems in the business workplace.


Your report will come to a conclusion that evaluates the performance of the different stages of the recruitment and selection process and how this is linked to the success of the business. You will also consider the problems that impact on the business resulting from ineffective recruitment and staff shortages, or from the selection of unsuitable employees.


All conclusions will be fully justified by well-balanced, developed arguments, and be supported by good use of research evidence collected.