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    Review the job listings at a multinational organization. Write a paper in which you address the following for:
    IBM: http://www.ibm.com/ibm/us/en/; http://www.ibm.com/ibm/values/us/

    Use the listing below as headings in your papers.

    o Outline the recruitment strategies the organization uses.

    o Explain how the organization classifies their job opportunities and what assumptions may be made about the classifications.

    o Using the information from your text and the organization's website, determine how the following factors assist in deciding the optimal mix of home and host country employees:

    The type of international assignment

    The culture and language preparedness of the employee

    The length of the assignment

    The host and home country recruitment and selection practices

    Staff availability and skill set

    o Compare the benefits offered with your personal expectations. Discuss compensation, relocation, repatriation, living standards, family considerations, and safety.

    o Identify information on expatriate programs from the listing and organization website. Based on the information, recommend additional components to include. Determine how each component strategically benefits the organization and its employees.

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    The response addresses the queries posted in 1404 words with references.

    //Before writing about the core HR practices of IBM, we will write about the organizational culture and its importance in integrating its workforce. Firstly, we will write about the recruitment strategies of IBM and secondly, we will discuss its Job opportunities//

    IBM is holding top position worldwide and is one of the largest Multi National Companies (MNC's) providing exceptional services to the customers. The organization adopts effective recruitment strategies to attract the best pool of resources towards itself. The company adopts various factors in order to decide the optimal mix of home country and host country employees. The organization adopts different component strategies, so that the workforce could be benefited and the firm can achieve success in the long run. To have a sustained and competitive edge over the rival companies, some of the additional components will be included, which if the company adopts, will help it to have a beneficial business.

    Recruitment strategies of IBM

    Recruiting the best pool of resources at the right time and at the right place is very important for the organization operating at a multi National Level. The recruitment strategy of IBM is to select the employees with the help of Internet by using world's leading on-line recruitment website, known as Monster. On-line recruitment is the key attribute of IBM recruitment strategy. The recruitment strategy of IBM includes both traditional form of recruitment and recruitment fairs (IBM, 2010).

    Job opportunities at IBM

    IBM provides job opportunities to the candidates on two basis, which are mainly job area and region wise. In job area, the candidates are selected in the fields in which they are specialized. For example, the job areas are consultant and services, engineering and finance and accounting, etc. In region wise, the division is America, Asia Pacific, Europe, Middle-east and Africa. The assumptions that can be made about the classifications are that the company has divided the job opportunities according to the candidate's requirement. The candidates find it suitable to apply for their specific field in the company without facing any problem, as the division done by the company is in appropriate manner (IBM, 2010).

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    The response addresses the queries posted in 1404 words with references.