Recruitment includes all the activities SADA use to attract a pool of viable candidates. Effective recruiting is increasingly important today for several reasons,
SADA use external recruiting strategies are available, including the following:
•Announcement in ACBAR website
Selecting the Best person For the Job:
According to SADA having the right people on staff is crucial to the success of an organization. Various selection devices help employers predict which applicants will be successful if hired. These devices aim to be not only valid, but also reliable. Validity is proof that the relationship between the selection device and some relevant job criterion exists. Reliability is an indicator that the device measures the same thing consistently. To be effective predictors, a selection device must possess an acceptable level of consistency.
SADA Job Application Form:
SADA has job application form for most employers, the application form is the first step in the selection process. Application forms provide a record of salient information about applicants for positions, and also furnish data for personnel research. Interviewers may use responses from the application for follow-up questions during an interview.
These forms range from requests for basic information, such as names, addresses, and telephone numbers, to comprehensive personal history profiles detailing applicants’ education, job experience skills, and accomplishments.
Job Recruitment Test:
Employees who are short listed have to pass test which is conducted by SADA in second round of process. Question are asked both orally and practically similar to job they have applied for in the Test.
SADA ask employees for interviews and the selection committee ask the following questions from candidates:
•Can the applicant do the job?
•Will the applicant do the job?
•How does the applicant compare with others who are being considered for the job?
Interviews are popular because of their flexibility. They can be adapted to unskilled, skilled, managerial, and staff employees. They also allow a two-way exchange of information where interviewers can learn about the applicant and the applicant can learn about the employer.
Other Selection Techniques:
SADA other techniques for selection of employees are Reference checking and health exams are two other important selection techniques.
•Reference checking allows SADA to verify information supplied by the candidate.
•Health exams identify health problems that increase absenteeism and accidents, as well as detecting diseases that may be unknown to the applicant.
Social Association for Development of Afghanistan (SADA) is a non-governmental, non-for-profit and non-political Humanitarian and Development organization. SADA was founded in 1994 when Afghanistan was severely affected by internal war and access to any humanitarian facilities and services was practically debarred.
SADA was established with a vision of “To alleviate poverty and human sufferings to see educated, self-reliant, peaceful and developed Afghanistan” by enhancing access to quality and free education, improving health system, upgrading local agriculture & irrigation systems, increasing awareness around hygiene and sanitation, and advocating for the rights of women & children.
SADA has started its first operation in Kandahar province by implementing a UNOPS funded WASH project with the total fund of $12,657 in 1996. SADA gradually expanded its operations across the southern region by establishing partnerships with UNOPS, UNDP, UNWFP, UNICEF, UNHCR, Malala Fund, Street Child – Children in Crisis, GPE, JICA, Action Aid, ZOA Refugee Care, Royal Netherland Embassy, PRT and the government of Afghanistan.
SADA has been able to successfully implement over three hundred small and large humanitarian and developmental projects in various sectors across the country. Those projects have greatly contributed in improving the living conditions of hundreds of thousands needy people. SADA built up strong relationships with communities and gained a particular acceptance among the local people.
SADA is headquartered in Kabul and currently has sub offices in Kandahar, Zabul, Helmand, Sari-Pul, Faryab and Urozgan provinces. On the basis of service delivery, the organization has good reputation among donor organizations, government officials, Community elders and other stakeholders.