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Internet Activity #1

The Internet has made just as large an impact on employee recruiting as it has on most other parts of business. In the hospitality industry, Hospitality Careers.com has emerged as one of the most widely used recruiting devices.

1. Go to www.shrm.org 

2. Select the jobs and the geographic areas in which you would be most interested to work.

Did you find the site easy to navigate?

If you were an HR director seeking candidates for a job opening, would you utilize shrm.com? Why or why not? 

Executive search firms help HR managers fill jobs nationally and internationally. One such company that services North America is Global Hospitality.

1. Visit their site at www.globalhospitality.com 

2. Read their “ Code of Ethics ” under the “ About Us ” tab

What is your opinion of their ethics code?

Do you think you would ever list your name with such a company? Why or why not?

Hospitality managers increasingly use pre- employment background checks to reduce their chances of being sued for negligent hiring. Companies such as American Background were formed to assist managers in checking applicants’ backgrounds.

1. Review their services at www.americanchecked.com 

2. Click on their “ Products ” tab to review the products and services they provide

How important are employee background checks to the industry segment in which you seek to work?

Would there be any areas of your own life in which you feel a background check would be inappropriate or intrusive? Why?


Please type a written response to the questions posed in the internet activity. 

Include your name, the class prefix and number (HMS 381), and the due date in the top right corner of the first page.  Subsequent pages should have your last name and a page number in the bottom, center of the page.

You will want to introduce the activity (1 paragraph), then answer the questions.  Please list the questions (with the proper numbers), then type your answers below each question.

Your dropbox submission will only be accepted as a Word (.doc, .docx) or PDF (.pdf) document.

    • Posted: 10 days ago
    • Due: 
    • Budget: $10