An inquiry into the recruitment process and the employee’s performance at Tanzania Electricity Supply Company limited head office Umeme Park Building Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania

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Kampala International University, College of Humanities
The purpose of the study was to investigate on the recruitment process and the organizational performance at TANESCO head office Ubungo, Da-es-salaam. Also, the steps followed during recruitment process, methods used to target the applicants and the existing relationship between recruitment process and the performance. The study used a descriptive case study research design and purposive and simple random sampling procedure with the sample size of 100 respondents of the target population of 330 employees of TANESCO head office. The study found that on the major recruitment sources used was the internal source, and common method used to target the applicants is advertisement and employment agency. Also, there was the positive relation between recruitment process and employees performance where there was high employees commitment, and quality work performance, as the result of effective recruitment process. The internal source through promotion should be carefully handled so as to avoid low morale to individuals who dislike the work/post assigned to them hence poor performance. Also, individuals should be assigned to achievable tasks to avoid task ambiguity, there should be a mental test to applicants before hiring.
A thesis Presented to the School of Postgraduate Studies and Research Kampala International University Kampala, Uganda In Partial Fulfilment of the Requirements for the Degree Masters of Human Resource Management
Recruitment, Employee’s performance, Electricity Supply, Umeme Park Building