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What’s the difference between recruitment and selection?

Have you ever wondered what the difference between recruitment and selection is?

Check out our latest blog to try and ascertain a better understanding of the key differences.Recruitment and selection are the two phases of the employment process. The differences between the two are:
Recruitment is the process of searching the candidates for employment and stimulating them to apply for jobs in the organization whereas selection involves a series of steps by which the candidates are screened.

·The basic purpose of recruitment is to create a talent pool of candidates to enable the selection of best candidates for the organization, by attracting more and more employees to apply in the organization whereas the basic purpose of selection process is to choose the right candidate to fill the various positions in the organization.

·Recruitment is a positive process i.e. encouraging more and more employees to apply whereas selection is a negative process as it involves rejection of the unsuitable candidates.

Purple Panda Recruitment offer bespoke, tailor made recruitment strategies for our clients, of course, the line between recruitment and selection is so thin we often flit between the two. Everything we do at Purple Panda is in the interest of our clients. Call our office today on 01722 448 448 for more information on all our services,


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