This article is an attempt to discuss some of the significant aspects of this area of study while focusing on the recruitment of entry-level staff in different organizations, and the effects different factors cause on them. Authors of the article has identified various factors in which, sources of the recruitment stands as one of the common external factors that affect the recruitment process in an organization. Nowadays, recruitment has become an intense and complex process of HR that involves advertising, interviews, categorization, and characterization of employees, etc. In the result, more and more organizations are now putting this responsibility on shoulders of external recruiters that play a significant role in affecting the recruitment procedure in the organization, especially the external recruitment where organizations seeks candidates from outside the organization.
In addition, budget and cost are some another factors that also affect the recruitment process in the organizations, as it is an observation that companies often do not go for identifying candidates far away from the region of their organization due to higher costs of advertising and other expenses involved in the process. However, internet has resulted in ease of this process, and various organizations are not putting efforts to recruit individuals from the internet recruitment that has eliminated various factors of the past. One of the noteworthy attributes of this article is the inclusion of different factors based on the perceptions of recruitment officers of an organization rather than focusing primarily on the theoretical frameworks of the recruitment and HR process, which has been a common practice of authors globally.
Besides sources of the recruitment, labor market is another significant factor that plays a crucial role in the success or failure of the recruitment process. In specific, supply and demand ratio in the labor market affects the planning of