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Recruitment Tips

  The job market for small businesses in Nigeria is largely unpublished. The unpublished job market is also known as the hidden jobs market. In such markets, job openings are filled without being advertised. Some small business owners still indulge in what is called “Recruitment at factory Gate”. This type of recruitment is actually meant for filling casual vacancy of unskilled workers by placing advert board in  front of the factory but reputable schools, hospitals, supermarkets are still using this to fill vacancies of Teachers, Nurses, Managers, Sales Assistants e.t.c. in their organizations. Apart from being demeaning, such strategy is a clear path to bad recruitment.     Employers need to start evaluating cost of bad recruitment which apart from direct cost of recruitment, includes loss of revenue from sales if an ineffective salesman is employed, cost of time spent training the unproductive worker, high staff turnover and negative impact on morale of employees in general. I have