Adrian is looking to move from her current position in HR at SmallStore, Inc. to a larger company. She has a B.S. in Management and has worked at SmallStore for eight years.
Recruiting and selection are interdependent, two-way processes in which both employers and recruits try to look appealing to the other while learning as much as they can about their potential fit. Impression management is the process through which people and employers each try to control the impressions others form of them. Knowing this and the information given about MegaStore and Adrian, explain how each (MegaStore’s Hiring Manager and Adrian) should try to look appealing to the other during the hiring and selection process?
If you were the Hiring Manager for MegaStore, and your CEO asked you why she should invest more money in the organization’s staffing systems, what would you tell her?