Apple Talent

Apple Talent

Running head:   Apple Talent Acquisition 1

Apple Talent Acquisition
HR Management Foundations
02/03/2013

Running head:   Apple Talent Acquisition 2

Based on the information given but in your own words, explain what approaches to recruiting might be best suited for Apple’s talent acquisition.

    According to the case study, Apple has already acquired P.A. Semi, a startup company that designs microchips.   By acquiring this company Apple will no longer need to purchase their chips thus, eliminating the threat of another company having access to their technology.   They also will have access to a staff that is already trained and read to do the job, which will aid in the training of new staff as they are hired.   Apple can also find great entry level talent by holding job fairs at local colleges and universities.   They can also offer internships which will allow the company to train their future talent for employment.   A human resource professional may use a variety of sources to seek a qualified individual.   Some of the other sources include private and public agencies.   By registering with public and private agencies, Apple can tell the agencies what they are looking for and the agency will do the working in finding the best talent to bring to the company.  
Describe the recruiter traits and behaviors that would lead to the most successful recruiting campaign for Apple.

    The recruiter is the first representation of the company when it comes to staffing.   They can make a difference between an effective or non effective company.   The recruiter’s job is to bring in the right candidates to a position.     I believe that the traits and behaviors of a successful recruiting campaign is a recruiter that is knowledge about the positions he/she is trying to fill.   They are credible and establish credibility with their candidates. They need to be ethical an honest in the position they are posting for.   I think that recruiters should be honest...

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