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What should be included in an organization's plan for recruitment sources? What is the difference between proactive and reactive recruitment and what is the difference between traditional and innovative recruitment sources?

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What should be included in an organization's plan for recruitment sources?

The areas that should be included in an organization's plan for recruitment sources include two main areas, which are internal and external sources for candidates. Typically, the organization should seek out internal recruitment sources before external sources. There are many reasons for this. Basically, the current employees have firsthand knowledge of the company's processes, knowledge of the departments, and other areas. When external recruitment sources are utilized, these are all areas where time must be spent going over the areas, and the candidate gained from external sources would be more costly than a candidate gained from internal recruitment sources, due to the additional time investment required.

What is the difference between proactive and reactive recruitment?

Proactive recruitment is based on going out into the field, and ...

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The solution provides a detailed discussion with references examining the elements that should be included in an organization's plan for recruitment sources, the difference between proactive and reactive recruitment, and the difference between traditional and innovative recruitment sources.

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