recruitment

  

Definition

The process of finding and hiring the best-qualified candidate (from within or outside of an organization) for a job opening, in a timely and cost effective manner. The recruitment process includes analyzing the requirements of a job, attracting employees to that job, screening and selecting applicants, hiring, and integrating the new employee to the organization.

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  • The director of recruitment for the investment bank was very busy organizing interviews and career fairs at various universities during hiring season.

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  • The initial recruitment brought many seemingly qualified candidates into the hiring pool but the hiring manager still needed to choose only one.

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  • As one of the best recruitment professionals in his area, John was able to make quite a few firms happy with his top-notch candidate matching skills.

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