Recruitment Multiple Choice Questions:-
1. The primary aim of the recruitment and selection process is to
A. meet the high labor turnover
B. hire the best individuals at optimum cost
C. ensure the availability of surplus in the case of sickness and absence
D. none of the above
2. Recruitment is widely viewed as a _______ process.
C. both positive and negative
D. none of these
3. The process of developing an applicants’ pool for job openings in an organization is called
4. Recruitment policy usually highlights the need for establishing
A. job specification
B. job analysis
C. job description
D. none of the above
5. _______ indicates the degree to which a tool or test measures what it is supposed to measure.
D. goodness of fit
6. Which of the following is the most serious problem that might arise due to excessive reliance on internal recruitment?
A. reduced job performance
B. high labor turnover
C. lack of motivation
D. internal resistance
7. Internal recruitment has the potentiality to increase the _______ of the employees.
8. Advertisements through newspapers, TV, radio, professional journals and magazines are _______ methods of recruitment.
D. none of the above
9. State employment exchanges are generally the main agencies of
A. private employment
B. public employment
C. professional employment
D. None of the above
10. A prerequisite for a successful and efficient recruitment programme is to have a(n)
A. corporate policy
B. HR policy
C. recruitment policy
D. health and safety policy
11. What is meant by RPO?
A. Retirement Process Outsourcing.
B. Recruitment Process Outsourcing.
C. Recruitment Process Output.
D. Recruitment Procedure Outsourcing.
12. Which of the following refer to the characteristics of a ‘loose’ labor market? Select all that apply.
A. Low competition for work.
B. Organizational power to keep salaries constant.
C. Longer job search times for applicants.
D. Organisational access to appropriate skills.
E. Selective hiring.
F. An over-supply of labor relative to the demand.
13. Which of the following refer to a ‘tight’ labor market? Select all that apply.
A. Firms offer additional incentives and benefits.
B. Firms have difficulty finding staff.
C. Firms find it easy for finding staff.
D. High turnover of staff.
E. More creative recruitment.
14. What is meant by a skills deficit? Select all that apply.
A. Where skills supplied match those demanded.
B. Where skills supplied do not match those demanded.
C. Where the supply of skills is keeping pace with the jobs created.
D. Where the supply of skills is not keeping pace with the jobs created.
15. In a recent survey, what was the top attraction for employees to jobs and organizations?
A. Flexible working hours.
B. Workplace culture.
C. Holiday entitlement.
D. Location of work.
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16. Which of the following statements are true? Select all that apply.
A. Equal opportunities and practices are more common in workplaces without HR specialists.
B. Equal opportunities and practices are more common in large workplaces.
C. Equal opportunities and practices are more common in small workplaces.
D. Equal opportunities and practices are more common in public sector organisations.
E. Equal opportunities and practices are more common in workplaces with an HR specialist.
F. Equal opportunities and practices are more common in private sector organisations.
17. Which of the following statements about referrals are true? Select all that apply.
A. Employees will generally only refer to high-quality candidates as their reputation is at stake.
B. Employees who are referred may have unrealistic expectations about their job.
C. Candidates have already been vetted and are usually a better fit.
D. Candidates may have a better understanding of the business.
18. What is meant by a ‘golden hello’?
A. Cash lump sums offered to people leaving the organization.
B. Cash lump sums offered to new recruits.
C. Cash lump sum promised to people who refer a friend.
D. Cash lump sum promised to employees who stay on in the organization.
19. Which of the following ‘organizational’ factors may affect recruitment? Select all that apply.
A. Social change.
B. HR strategy.
E. Organization sector.
20. What are the external environmental factors affecting recruitment? Select all that apply.
B. Social change.
C. Labor market.
E. HR strategy.
21. According to Bates et al. (2008), what is the top attribute employers are looking for?
A. Specific technical skills.
C. Generic skills.
E. A number of years of work experience.
22. Which of the following is a common reason for using headhunters in recruitment?
A. It leads to the appointment of individuals who stay for longer periods of time
B. It is less expensive than advertising a position
C. It allows confidential channels of communication to be opened to individuals working for competitors
D. It produces a good cross-section of applicants
23. What is being described here?
A firm which books advertising space draws up recruitment advertisements places them in newspapers/journals and evaluates the results.
A. an employment agency
B. a recruitment advertising agency
C. an executive search consultancy
D. a selection consultancy
24. Which of the following national newspapers has had the greatest share of recruitment advertising in recent years?
C. Sunday Times
25. What is being described here?
The process by which employers advertising jobs on the web gets bombarded with applications from thousands of interested job seekers.
26. Which of the following reasons given for screening out candidates prior to shortlisting could be open to legal challenge?
A. unmarried applicants
B. unemployed applicants
C. handwritten applications
D. applications from non-graduates