Business Studies Multiple Choice Question – 20 May 2021

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A rail company announced the recruitment of 100 new train drivers. It decided to only use internal recruitment for these are vacancies.

The MOST LIKELY reason for them to use internal recruitment is which one of the following?

Select ONE answer:

  1. it takes longer than external recruitment
  2. the chance of promotion can motivate employees
  3. it attracts a wider range of potential candidates
  4. less is known about potential candidates

Show the workings to arrive at your answer, and explain and justify your reasons:

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This multiple-choice question is suitable for Business Studies KS4 & KS5 classes

The answer is 2

  1. Not correct
  2. Correct – The definition of internal recruitment e.g. potential applicants are found from within the organisation.  They may lose key personnel and their skills if there are not any prospects of promotion.  Employees may work harder or be more productive if they can see that promotion prospects are available within the business.
  3. Not correct
  4. Not correct

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