This session will introduce you to 'best practices' in recruiting which ensures that you cut turnover costs to your company and create a happier, more productive workplace. It will also ensure that you are meeting all of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission guidelines in recruiting and hiring.
- Effective recruiting techniques
- Job descriptions - The foundation for good hiring
- Why use applications and not resumes
- Use tests to select the best
- Tips for effective interviewing
- How to avoid hiring a criminal or imposter
- Recruiting and hiring within the law
8:30 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.
9:00 a.m. - 915 a.m.
II. Evaluate Alternatives To Hiring A
A. Independent Contractor, Temporary Workers And Other Alternatives
B. Hiring From Within Reviewing Internal Possibilities
9:15 a.m. - 9:45 a.m.
III. Identify Your Needs And Prepare
A. Identify The 'Perfect' Candidate
B. The Art And Science Of Job Descriptions
C. The Legal Aspects Of Job Descriptions
9:45 a.m. - 10:15 a.m.
IV. Advertising And Recruiting
Effective And Innovative Techniques
To Find The Best
A. Traditional Methods
B. Internet Recruiting
C. Using Your Company Website
D. Referral Programs
10:15 a.m. - 10:25 a.m.
10:25 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.
V. Collect And Screen Applications
A. The Application Process
B. Resumes vs. Applications
C. Initial Screening
10:45 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.
VI. Tips For Effective Interviewing
Finding The Best
A. Behavioral Interviewing
B. Competency Based Interviewing
11:15 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.
VII. Legal Considerations In The Pre-
A. Legal Aspects Of Advertising, Recruiting, Applications And Interviewing
B. Impact Of The Various EEO Laws
C. Preserving At-Will Employment Status
D. Other Legal Concerns
12:15 p.m. - 1:15 p.m.
Lunch (On Your Own)
1:15 p.m. - 2:15 p.m.
VIII. Background Checks
A. Negligent Hiring
B. Legal Considerations In Conducing Background Screening
C. Using And Obtaining Criminal Records
D. Reference Checking
E. Drug Testing And Other Tools
2:15 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
IX. Using Pre-Employment Testing To
Identify Top Performers
A. Qualities Of A Top Performer
B. Best Ways To Identify Top Performers
C. Pros And Cons Of Different Types Of Tests
3:00 p.m. - 3:10 p.m.
3:10 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
X. Selection And Retention
A. Selecting The Best
B. Strategies For Retention
C. Company Culture
4:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
XI. The Legal Aspects Of Bringing
Them On Board
A. Job Offer
B. Employment Agreements, Including Non-Competes And Trade Secrets
D. Introductory Period/Probation