Objective of the assignment: The objective of this
assignment is to allow you to demonstrate your knowledge of the steps required
to recruit and staff for an important segment of the workplace and to
demonstrate your strategic skills to the CEO. You will share some of the
essential strategic and administrative steps for this important function of
Human Resources and will include metrics for which to evaluate the recruitment
and selection approach that will be implemented.
The situation: Suppose that you are the
new HR Director at HSS and you have
already made a presentation to the CEO and the Board of Directors on the need
for HR planning and enhanced strategic role that HR must play in the
organization. After that presentation, and having read the research on managing
human resources strategically that you have presented the CEO confides that she
has been thinking about how the senior staff in the organization are recruited
and selected. As a result, she has asked you to propose new recruitment and
selection methods for the senior level employees.
The CEO's directive to you is to prepare
a short (approximately five-page double spaced) proposal that includes at the
1. A cover memo to the CEO providing an
overview of the task assigned and a summary of your proposal
2. A description of at
least three recruitment approaches that could be considered
3. A description of at least three selection approaches
that could be considered
4. A cost/benefit analysis and comparison of the
approaches of both the recruitment and selection approached
5. Metrics the organization could use to evaluate the
effectiveness of the on-going recruitment and selection of senior level
employees. Propose at least three metrics for the evaluation (include the time
frame for your evaluation period such as six months after entry into the
6. Your recommended approach and your
arguments/justification to defend your choices.
7. A conclusion section that includes a summary of the
approaches recommended, the benefits and any other aspects to the proposal you
want to highlight.
Notes: Use topic headings to organize your presentation, include
in-text citations for statements of fact, and provide a reference page if in
text citations are used in the proposal, use professional level language and
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