Recruiting in Underdeveloped Countries

by Altaf Hussain, (F.ASCE), Civ. Engr.; Ministry of Defense, Juddah, Saudi Arabia,

Serial Information: Issues in Engineering: Journal of Professional Activities, 1979, Vol. 105, Issue 4, Pg. 183-188

Document Type: Journal Paper


The purpose of recruiting is to locate and select the best available candidate for each job. The following nine considerations are recommended: (1)Identify and eliminate the potential troublemaker; (2)job requirements for each post; (3)optimum selection; (4)human considerations during recruiting; (5)cost of recruiting; (6)compatibility with community goals; (8)lessons learned from successes and failures in the methods used; and (9)acceptability of the selected personnel by the organization where they are employed.

Subject Headings: Recruiting and hiring | Failure analysis | Organizations

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