Staffing has been described as a managerial function of filling and keeping filled positions in the organisation structure. It is an integral part of management process.
The main features of staffing are as follows:
(i) Staffing is concerned with the human resources of an organisation.
(ii) It is a pervasive function of management.
(iii) It is a continuous or never ending function of management. Hiring and training of employees is an on-going process.
(iv) The objective of staffing is to ensure the best utilisation of Human resources as well as to provide personal and social satisfaction to employees.