Leveraging E-Technology to Enhance the Efficiency of Recruitment Practices in Indian Auto-Component Firms

INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF SOCIAL SCIENCES & INTERDISCIPLINARAY RESEARCH, Vol. 2, No. 1, Jan-March, 2013

15 Pages Posted: 10 Nov 2014

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Aisha M. Sheriff

University of Mysore, BN Bahadur Institute of Management Sciences - (BIMS); Sri Jayachamarajendra College of Engineering

Geetha R.

Dayananda Sagar Academy of Technology and Management

Date Written: March 1, 2013

Abstract

Staffing or acquisition of efficient manpower is the vital function of HR department. Recruitment and selection are the quintessential steps involved in staffing process. As a consequence of globalization, organizations across the world witnessed robust growth and tremendous expansion. This necessitated Indian auto-component firms to embrace e-technological tools with their recruitment and selection practices so as to create a huge pool of talented workforce to meet ever increasing demand. E-recruitment sources like intranet, job portals, company websites and Social Networking Sites (SNS) have been playing a predominant role in alluring the prospective employees and stimulating them to apply for the job and E- Selection techniques on the other hand have simplified the process of selection and have made it highly effective. This paper manifests the way in which auto-component firms have been leveraging e-technological tools to increase the efficiency and effectiveness of their recruitment practices by reducing- cost and cycle time of recruitment and by increasing applicant volume. It also explores the implications of e-recruitment on process consistency and auditability of recruitment practices.

Keywords: Applicant Volume, Auditability, Efficiency Gains E-Recruitment Strategies.

JEL Classification: M50

Suggested Citation

Sheriff, Aisha M. and R., Geetha, Leveraging E-Technology to Enhance the Efficiency of Recruitment Practices in Indian Auto-Component Firms (March 1, 2013). INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF SOCIAL SCIENCES & INTERDISCIPLINARAY RESEARCH, Vol. 2, No. 1, Jan-March, 2013, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2521066

Aisha M. Sheriff

University of Mysore, BN Bahadur Institute of Management Sciences - (BIMS) ( email )

Manasagangotri
Mysore, Karnataka 570006
India

Sri Jayachamarajendra College of Engineering ( email )

Mysore, Karnataka 570023
India

Geetha R. (Contact Author)

Dayananda Sagar Academy of Technology and Management ( email )

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Bangalore, Karnataka 560082
India
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