Recruitment: It is the process of searching candidates for vacant jobs and making them apply for the same.
Selection: It is the process of selection of right types of candidates and offering them jobs.
Recruitment: It is a positive process
Selection: It is a negative process
Recruitment: Its aim is to attract more and more candidates for vacant jobs.
Selection: Its aim is to reject unsuitable candidates and pick up the most suitable people for the vacant jobs.
Recruitment: The firm notifies the vacancies through various sources and distributes application forms to candidates.
Selection: The firm asks the candidates to pass through a number of stages such as filling of forms, employment tests, interview, medical exam, etc..
CONTRACT OF SERVICE:
Recruitment: No contractual relation is created. Recruitment implies communication of vacancies only.
Selection: Selection follows recruitment and it leads to a contract of service between the employer and the employee.