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51) Which of the following is considered an inexpensive recruitment method?
A) walk-ins and write-ins
B) employee referrals
C) educational institutions
52) You are a recruiter in a telecommunication company. In recruiting for the position of Business Division Sales Manager which of the following would be the advantage of the employee referral method?
A) It represents a low recruiting cost.
B) It would assist in managing diversity in the firm.
C) It generally attracts a greater pool of applicants than other methods.
D) It usually leads to higher quality candidates.
E) It does not allow inbreeding.
53) Perhaps the biggest drawback associated with employee referrals is the:
A) costs involved in providing cash awards.
B) potential for systemic discrimination.
C) unrealistic expectations newly-hired employees have about the firm.
D) potential for morale problems.
E) dissatisfaction of employees whose referral is not hired.
A) is a preference for hiring past colleagues of current employees; this is associated with employee referrals.
B) is a disadvantage as associated with hiring on an on-line job board.
C) can cause morale problems associated with hiring for executive positions.
D) is a preference for hiring relatives of current employees.
E) is associated with recruiting at schools.
55) Nepotism is a problem most closely associated with:
B) employee referrals.
C) educational institutions.
E) human resource centres.
56) You are a recruiter in a telecommunications company and are hiring for the position of Human Resources Clerk. The position requires some formal training but little work experience. Which of the following recruitment methods is likely to be most effective in generating a pool of qualified candidates at low cost?
A) educational institutions
B) employment agencies
C) newspaper advertisements
D) human resource centres
E) professional journal advertisements
57) Summer internship programs:
A) frequently offer permanent positions following graduation if interns have excellent performance.
B) have one objective only: to allow students to obtain business experience.
C) hire college and/or university students to complete summer projects before they graduate.
D) produce win-win results, but students benefit more.
E) are expensive to assess students.
58) Benefits associated with internship, co-op, and field placement programs include all of the following EXCEPT:
A) the ability of employers to assess the skills and abilities of potential employees.
B) low recruitment costs.
C) experienced talent
D) current knowledge and enthusiasm.
E) less likelihood of leaving shortly after hire if employed by the firm.
59) Human resource centres are used primarily to help:
A) technical employees.
B) supervisory employees.
C) unemployed individuals.
D) skilled tradespersons.
E) union employees.
60) Situations in which an employer may use an employment agency for candidate recruitment include all of the following EXCEPT:
A) the need to fill an open position quickly.
B) lack of an internal HR department.
C) the organization does not have an HR department.
D) a perceived need to attract a more homogeneous pool of applicants.
E) difficulty in generating a pool of qualified job candidates for this type of position in the past.