Challenges in Recruitment Process: A Study of Non-Government Hospitals in Bangladesh

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Department of Business Administration, Shahjalal University of Science & Technology, Sylhet-3114, Bangladesh


Non-government hospitals have to deal with many corporate and individual clients. Therefore, the hospitals require employees of all levels. Recruitment and selection are the process of attracting and hiring the suitable candidates. Hospital authorities are always concerned with selecting the best candidate for vacant positions. Judgment sampling is used and opinions of human resource professionals are recorded. Non-parametric one sample Wilcoxon Signed Rank test is conducted on the data collected from the human resource departments. The study finds that lack of qualified and experienced candidates is a major challenge in employee recruitment. It is realized that misrepresentation of qualities and varying salary expectations of potential employees creates difficulties in selection process. It is also evident that there is deficiency of training for hiring process for the recruiters. The study is limited to kinds of instructions and cannot emphasize the policy of confidentiality of the organizations in some cases. More research about the challenges might help the different organizations regarding hiring process. The study has helped the non-government hospitals to identify major challenges in the recruitment process. It has highlighted the factors that need to be focused on hiring new employees.


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