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”.

Samacheer Kalvi 12th Commerce Notes