THE PROBLEM AND ITS BACKGROUND
Background of the Study
In the generation today, drastic advancement of technology brought a great impact to humans’ life in different aspects. It became one of the basic things that needs in people’s daily lives. The appearance of technology offers many advantages to us. Specifically, the main aim of technology is to make ones’ life easier and convenient by providing useful and profitable things. Living in a century of new technologies, it is almost impossible to do a task without its assistance. Computers and Internet are one of the most widely used forms of technology today. It provides easier communication, easier to gather information and such. Technology advancements are being established every now and then. There is always something new and there is always a change. Recruitment refers to the process of attracting, screening, and selecting a qualified person for a job. At the strategic level, it may involve the development of an employer brand which includes an employee offering. The stages of the recruitment process include: job analysis and developing a person specification; the sourcing of candidates by networking, advertising, or other search methods; matching candidates to job requirements and screening individuals using testing (skills or personality assessment); assessment of candidates' motivations and they’re fit with organizational requirements by interviewing and other assessment techniques. The recruitment process also includes the making and finalizing of job offers and the induction and on boarding of new employees. One way of the recruiting process of Our Lady of Fatima University is by advertising in a website www.jobstreet.com where they receive feedbacks of soft copy resume and acquire shortlists of applicants and performs a manual paper screening for those who qualifies and will be informed by E-mail or a phone call to be given an schedule for conducting an initial interview and other screening processes. The Our Lady of Fatima University (OLFU) Human Resources Department’s technique for recruitment process is satisfactory but eventually, problems take place. Such problems are the following: The university has observed that screening of papers of the applicants are said to be time-consuming. The university has already noticed that they’re spending too much money in www.jobstreet.com for posting all the job vacancies. Other business strategies are not given full concentration due to their attention to other processes. The university also observed that generation of reports is noticeably difficult. As the institution detects the root of these problems, the proponent discovered that the major cause is their slow manual process of recruitment. Therefore, the proponent came to an idea of transforming an automated interned based recruitment system with the purpose of reducing time and effort in their jobs. They know that developing such system will significantly help them achieve the University’s mission statement. As part of the study, the proponent will propose an online Human Resources Recruitment Management System (HRRMS) for Our Lady of Fatima University.
Innovation which will be adapted by the proposed study, HRRMS, is a process of incorporating radically different work patterns with powerful new software and hardware systems. The proposed study computerized various processes involved in the operation such as monitoring applicants’ job status and sorting to be done automatically by Human Resource department as a solution to various problems and difficulties encountered.
Moreover, the proposed study will not just end upon recruitment, proponent will enhance more features; creating an account for hired applicants which they could modify some components of the system. Also, additional module for an Admin account which is by gathering all the requirements of the hired applicants, user will only check/uncheck all the list of requirements...
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