Internal Hiring

Internal hiring is a process of fulfilling open job vacancies from within the organization. Organizations pick their existing employees for specific and urgent openings and refill that vacancy. It proves a good way of recruiting when there is no less time. Existing employees already have internal knowledge and experience about the company and projects going on. It saves a lot of time, money and resources does not stop any work. Companies pick resources from the departments that already have back up or team for their ongoing work managed by the employee.

Types of Internal Hiring

  • Transfers
  • Promotions
  • Employee referrals
  • Shifting temporary employee to permanent

Pros of Internal Hiring

  • Saves time
  • Reduce hiring costs
  • Saves onboarding and orientation efforts
  • Decrease employee turnover
  • Cut down the hiring process
  • Increase employee motivation
  • Saves training time

Cons of Internal Hiring

  • Lack of fresh talent and new faces in the organization
  • Internal jealousy among team members if someone is promoted
  • Lack of new ideas
  • No back up for an employee who got a transfer