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Organizations may deal with changing jobs and job requirements by either retraining current employees or by replacing them. What are the strengths and weaknesses of each approach?

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1. Organizations may deal with changing jobs and job requirements by either retraining current employees or by replacing them. What are the strengths and weaknesses of each approach?

The strength of replacing employees when dealing with changing jobs and job requirements is that bringing in new members to the organization from the outside often promotes new ideas and they already possess the specific skills that the new job requirements require. (http://www.helium.com/items/1748609-pros-and-cons-of-external-recruiting). However, there are several weaknesses. For example, one downside of hiring new ...

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