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What is Selection Process?

by Team Goseeko


Selection is the process of choosing the right candidate for the job position in an organization. It is the process of selecting suitable candidates through interviewing the candidates and evaluating their qualities. The selection of right candidates is an asset to the organization.


“Selection of an employee is a process of choosing the applicants, who have the qualifications to fill the vacant job in an organization.”

 “Selection is a process of identifying and hiring the applicants for filling the vacancies in an organization.”

“Employee selection is a process of matching organization’s requirements with the skills and the qualifications of individuals.”

Selection Process

1.Employment interview – It refers to one on one or face to face conversation with the applicant to know the candidate better. It helps the interviewer in taking the right decision by discovering the inner qualities of the candidate.

2. Checking references – In this process applicants provide references which helps in verifying the applicant’s qualifications and experiences. The interviewer does a reference check to understand the attitude, and the behavior of the candidate as an individual and also as a professional.

3. Medical examination – Under medical examination, applicants physical and the mental fitness are checked.  This ensures that the candidate is capable of performing a job or not. It also helps in picking the right candidate who is physically and mentally fit.

4. Final selection – Under this process, applicants are issued an appointment letter which proves that the applicant has qualified in all the rounds of the selection process.

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