The companies have different terms of their size, business, processes and practices. Some decisions by the recruitment managers can affect the productivity and efficiency of the organization.
Firms and organisations not hasitate different forms of recruitment methods according to the specific needs of the organization. The comapnies can choose from the centralized or decentralized forms of recruitment, explained below:
The recruitment techniques and methodology of an organization are centralized when the HR/recruitment at the head office performs all functions of recruitment, for all the business verticals and departments of an organization are carried out by the one central HR/recruitment department. common central form of recruitment is genrally seen in practice in government organizations.
Benefits of the common form of recruitment are:
Reduces favouritism, biasness, etc.
Reduces administration costs
Uniformity in recruitment
Interchangeability of staff
Better utilization of specialists
Every department sends requisitions for recruitment to their central office
Ensures the most effective and suitable placement to candidates
Each department carries out its own recruitment. Choice between the two will depend upon management philosophy and needs of particular organization. In some cases combination of both is used. Lower level staffs and in addition top level officials are enlisted in a decentralized way.