Recruitment and Selection Process ‎Comparison for ‎the Searle ‎Company Limited and Sami Pharmaceuticals (Private) Limited

Kehkashan Nizam, Mushtaque Ali Channa, Wajiha Saghir, Samiya Hameed


Recruitment and selection are important operations in HRM, designed to maximize employee strength to meet the employer's strategic goals and objectives. This study’s purpose is to determine and compare the practices of recruitment and selection in The Searle Company Limited and Sami Pharmaceutical (Private) Limited. After ‎thoroughly studying the prevailed practice, a comparison has been made between these two organizations, and then suggestions for improvements have been made. For the data collection, the questionnaire was chosen, which was administered to both organizations' employees, and the collected data were statistically analyzed to make a comparison. Both companies' responses were ‎"agree,” and the question responses were above 50% from both pharmaceutical companies. Both companies have formal practices in HR. They are giving much attention to the practices of recruitment and selection that are beneficial for the organization. However, the results of the comparison among TSCL and Sami’s practices of recruitment and selection revealed that most employees answered the questions that were toward “agree” but the practices of recruitment and selection in TSCL are much better than those in Sami. This comparison identified that TSCL has higher practices of recruitment and selection than the Sami. However, the results revealed that TSCL has more formal practices of recruitment and selection than Sami. Sami’s results suggested that practices for HRM need to be improved. HR managers should evaluate the best, most talented, and most qualified employees selected for the right position.


Keywords: recruitment, selection, HRM practices, pharmaceutical company.

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