Chapter 8: Recruitment & Training
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  • Question 1
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    Q. All of the following are tasks of the Human Resources Department (Personnel) except:
    answer choices
    allocating jobs on the production line
    induction training of new staff
    advise managers on the best pay and salary systems for staff
    disciplining staff who break company rules.
  • Question 2
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    Q. In recruiting and selecting new staff, which is the correct order of tasks?
    answer choices
    interviews, job advert, selection, prepare job specification
    job specification, job adverts, interviews, selection
    selection, job specification, job advert, job specification
    job advert, selection, interviews, prepare job specification
  • Question 3
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    Q. Which of the following will not appear on a job description?
    answer choices
    title of the job
    main duties of the job
    qualifications needed
    department the job is in
  • Question 4
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    Q. Which of the following is a claimed disadvantage of internal recruitment for a management job?
    answer choices
    It saves time and money compared to external recruitment.
    No new ideas or experience is brought into the business.
    The recruit will already know how the firm operates.
    Workers are motivated by an opportunity for a promotion
  • Question 5
    30 seconds
    Q. Each of the following is a method of external recruitment except:
    answer choices
    notice on staffroom noticeboard
    local newspaper advertisement
    recruitment agencies
    advert in a specialist magazine.
  • Question 6
    30 seconds
    Q. When advertising a job vacancy, it is usual to include all of the following information except:
    answer choices
    the wage rate for the job
    duties to be carried out by the person appointed
    the name of the chief executive
    conditions of employment
  • Question 7
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    Q. One of the advantages of using a recruitment agency is that:
    answer choices
    it is cheaper than if a business recruited staff directly
    they always select the right person for the job
    the agency train the newly appointed worker
    agencies only send suitable candidates for interview
  • Question 8
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    Q. All of the following methods are likely to be used to help select a new worker except:
    answer choices
    asking them to write their own reference
    interviewing the applicants
    asking for a curriculum vitae (CV)
    asking all applicants to perform tests to check ability
  • Question 9
    30 seconds
    Q. Which of the following is one reason for a business using induction training for new workers?
    answer choices
    to see who is staying and who is leaving the business
    to check the standard of work of all workers
    to help select the workers that to be employed by the firm
    to explain the firm’s procedures and methods of working
  • Question 10
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    Q. Training for existing workers is often used for which of the following reasons?
    answer choices
    to keep skills up-to-date and to improve efficiency
    to check to see which workers should be made redundant
    to explain the firm’s procedures and methods of working
    to increase the level of supervision needed
  • Question 11
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    Q. One of the most likely disadvantages of training workers is that:
    answer choices
    workers will become too efficient at their work
    the level of supervision of workers will have to increase
    workers will become less prepared to accept new machines
    more highly trained workers might get jobs with other firms
  • Question 12
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    Q. Which of the following is a possible drawback of on-the-job training?
    answer choices
    There will be additional expenses from travel costs.
    Workers will not gain experience of people outside the firm
    The worker won't be able to do any work during the training.
    The business will not have to employ its own training staff.
  • Question 13
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    Q. Which of the reasons is most likely to explain a business using off-the-job training?
    answer choices
    Workers need to be trained in operating new machinery
    The training staff in the firm have all the necessary skills
    The firm wants the cheapest training course possible.
    There is no benefit from meeting people outside of the firm
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