The members of academic staff of higher education institutions are its prime asset. They need to be appropriately qualified, sufficiently knowledgeable and adequately skilled to provide diploma or degree level education. To realize this, the private higher education institutions must implement proper recruitment and selection of teaching staff. The present book investigated the practices and problems of the recruitment and selection of teaching staff in some private higher education institutions of Addis Ababa, . The book showed that majority of the human resource mangers of the education institutions do not exercise human resource planning which is believed to be the core issues of recruitment and selection of teaching staff thus, causing vacancies to remain unfilled, positions over populated and inefficiency escalating in the layoff and hiring process in general.