Application: Job Recruitment and Selection Plan
What steps should managers and HR professionals take to effectively recruit and select the best candidate for a position? For this Application Assignment, you will review information for a particular job opening and develop a valid and reliable recruitment and selection plan.
To prepare for this assignment, read about the mission and values of the organization, as well as details of the position (attached to this email). Then, develop an outline for your Application Assignment that includes that following sections:
Section 1: Job Analysis
Complete a job requirements matrix to identify the job duties, specific tasks, and KSAOs (knowledge, skills, abilities, and other requirements) for this position. Then, select the five KSAOs that are most important for this position.
Read the Job Requirements Matrix (attached to this email)
Section 2: Recruitment Strategy
Evaluate various methods and sources for recruiting. As you do so, consider the following:
- What are the relevant labor markets?
- What are the pros and cons of internal versus external recruitment?
- How and when might it be appropriate to use technology to recruit for this position?
- Should professional recruiters be utilized? Why or why not?
- How might staff members in the organization help facilitate recruitment?
Section 3: Selection Tools
What criteria should be considered when hiring for this position? How would you determine if a candidate meets those criteria?
Refer to your job analysis and develop selection tools to assess the qualifications of job applicants. These tools may include tests, interview questions, simulations, use of references, as well as any other means of assessment that meet legal guidelines, and they should be aligned with the most important KSAOs that you have identified. For each of these tools, consider how applicants will be scored.
Note: As part of this assignment, you will need to develop at least two or three structured interview questions. Include these interview questions in your written Application Assignment, indicate which KSAOs they are intended to measure, and explain how you would score responses to the questions.