Tamilnadu Samacheer Kalvi 12th Commerce Notes Chapter 11 Employee Selection Process Notes
→ Employee selection process may be adopted depending upon the nature of jobs and organizations. The process may differ from organization to organization.
→ A selection process includes a number of steps – screening the application forms, test, interview, checking of references, physical examination, and approval by appropriate authority, and handing over the selected candidates to orientation and placement section.
→ It is the process of choosing the most suitable person for the vacant position in the organization.
→ ’According to Dale Yoder: “Selection is the process in which the candidates for employment are divided into two classes – those who are to be offered employment and those who are not.”
→ David & Robbins: “Selection is a managerial decision making process to predict which job applicants will be successful if hired.”
→ Selector can collate different types of information from the application blank namely family background, educational qualification, co-curricular activities, work experience, exposure to related activities, scale of pay drawn, academic distinction, area of expertise and so on.
→ Selection Test may be of ability tests and personality tests.
→ Interview may be derived from French word enter voir that means to glimpse or to see each other.
→ Interview may be of Preliminary Interview, Planned Interview, Stress Interview, Telephone Interview, Online Interview, Group interview, Video Conference Interview ect.
→ The last technique used in selection process is medical examination. It determines an applicant’s physical ability to perform a specific job.
→ Placement is an important human resource activity after a candidate has been selected.
→ According to Dale Yoder, Placement may be defined as “the determination of the job to which an accepted candidate is to be assigned, and his assignment to that job”.