critically examines a range of recruitment methods, investigates the concept of a recruitment strategy and then addresses issues and necessary tools inherent in the employee selection process such as psychological testing, reference checks and interviewing

Kindly when you are going to do the module, just do the Activity-1 from there.
Because there is an option of doing 1 from two options. So kindly do Activity-2
And use Chapter 6&7 to complete the assignment also use this RF Di Milia (2004) Australian management selection practices : closing the gap between
research findings and practice. Asia Pacific Journal of Human Resources, Vol. 42,
no. 2, Aug. 2004, pp. 214-228
If you use Chapter 6&7 put : Stone, R.J. (2011), Human Resource Management. Brisbane: John Wiley & Sons. 7th Edition.

MODULE 6 – RECRUITMENT AND SELECTION
This Topic critically examines a range of recruitment methods, investigates the
concept of a recruitment strategy and then addresses issues and necessary tools
inherent in the employee selection process such as psychological testing, reference
checks and interviewing.
Learning Objectives
? Explain the major recruitment methods and their advantages and disadvantages.
? Design and evaluate recruitment strategies.
? Identify the need for validation of employee selection procedures.
? Critically evaluate the use of psychological tests in selection.
? Describe the factors that make for successful selection interviewing.
Readings
Stone Chapters 6 and 7.
Di Milia (2004) Australian management selection practices : closing the gap between
research findings and practice. Asia Pacific Journal of Human Resources, Vol. 42,
no. 2, Aug. 2004, pp. 214-228
Compulsory Activity
Activity 1
Based on your reading of Stone and the Di Milia (2004) article, critically evaluate
the selection practices in your own organisation or of another organisation where you
were a candidate for a position.
Prepare a summary of your response (of no more than 300 words), and post it to
the Week 6 Discussion Forum on Blackboard™. Also, critically respond to another
student’s posting.
Optional Activities
To ensure that you have achieved the learning objectives of this module, you should
be able to answer the following brief topic review questions
1. What are the advantages and disadvantages of internal and external
recruitment?
2. List and briefly describe the characteristics of four recruitment strategies,
such as private and public employment agencies, and newspaper advertising.
3. Briefly, describe the characteristics of four selection methods, apart from
interviews.
4. What are the benefits and limitations of psychological testing in employee
selection?
5. What are the difficulties associated with selection interviews and what
strategies may be adopted to ameliorate them?
6. How would the effectiveness of an organisation’s recruitment and selection
process be evaluated?
Prepare a summary of your response (of no more than 300 words), and post it to
Week 6 Discussion Forum on Blackboard™.

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