Human Resource Management – Selection
Having followed a structured approach to attracting a pool of applicants for a vacancy, the next step is to follow a similar approach to selecting the right person for that vacancy. The right person can be defined as:
- somebody who matches the requirements set out in the job specification;
- has had satisfactory references;
- where future predictions indicate their success in the position;
- has expressed sufficient interest in the position at interview to indicate that they wished to be offered the position.
The aim of selection is to find such a person who accepts the position and who gives satisfactory service and performance in the long term.