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Module 2 - Case

ACQUIRING AND RETAINING TALENT

Signature Assignment: Information Literacy, Introduced level

In this assignment, your information literacy skills will be assessed at the “introduced” level. The information literacy rubric will be useful for this purpose. In MGT411, they will be assessed at the “reinforced” level. Finally, in MGT491, your information literacy skills will be assessed at the “mastered” level. The grading rubric for information literacy at the undergraduate level has been developed to measure student success in meeting the MGT407 Case 2 expectations. Rubrics for the other two courses are included in their respective assignments.

Assignment Overview

Taking a strategic approach to HR, managers anticipate the future supply of and demand for employees and the nature of workforce issues, including the retention of employees. These factors are considered when recruiting applicants for job openings and making the best selection decisions possible.

Being able to recruit and retain the “best” employees has been a challenging task for HR managers. The “best” employees are not necessarily the most qualified individuals (e.g., those with the most education or work experience); they are the individuals who provide value to an organization, complement the organization, understand and embrace the organization’s mission, help build an inclusive workforce, and fit the culture of the organization. This quandary is a result of a number of different variables such as job satisfaction,

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organizational commitment, job performance, motivation, and workplace compatibility.

Furthermore, contemporary HR managers are also tasked with contributing to peak performance initiatives because of escalated global demands and competition.

Another important function related to staffing that should also be considered is building a diverse, inclusive, and equitable workforce.

Case Assignment

In this assignment, assume you work for a consulting firm and have been tasked to help fill a position for a client company. The company is a private-sector business located in your home state. (You may choose a position that is most interesting to you to write about.)

Seek out the latest edition of the Occupational Outlook Handbook (https://www.bls.gov/ooh/ ) or Indeed.com and research your chosen position. Assume that this is the position you need to fill for this assignment.

After you have identified a position of your choice, review each of the sources listed below:

Roberts, M. (2020). How to post a great job listing. The Balance Careers. https://www.thebalancecareers.com/what-information-is- included-on-a-job-posting-1669554

Rozsa, Z., & Machova, V. (2020). Factors affecting job announcement competitiveness on job listing websites. Journal of Competitiveness, 12(4), 109-126.

Also review parts 2.3, 2.4, and the Conclusion regarding the content of job announcements and the job pursuit intentions of candidates. Available in the Trident Online Library.

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Create a one-page recruitment flier to announce the industry- specific opening for the position you are examining. The recruitment flier you prepare should be high quality with zero errors. Creatively match the flier design to the client’s industry (include color and graphics for a visual appeal).

You will also be preparing a 3- to 4-page essay, not counting the cover page, references page, or fliers in the appendices.

Appendix A: Provide your newly created recruitment flier as Appendix A in your essay and give your appendix a customized title. Cite its reference information on the same page. Appendices should follow the references page.

Include the following sections in your essay:

Introduction: Provide a good introduction of what your paper will cover. Include an assignment title at the top of the page (as well as the same title placed on the cover page). However, do not include a heading for the introduction section.

Comparing Recruitment Fliers: (provide a heading of your choice).

Next, after you have created your own job flier, go to the latest edition of the Occupational Outlook Handbook (https://www.bls.gov/ooh/ ) or the Indeed website and research the same or a very similar position. Note in a compare and contrast fashion the differences and similarities of the two job announcements/recruitment fliers in your paper. Use a table created in Word for your compare and contrast section. Refer to the table discussing the contents.

Identify characteristics of each:

Critique how diversity, equity, and inclusion is addressed in your own recruitment flier as compared to the job announcement you found. Should diversity, equity, and inclusion be built into a recruitment flier? If so, how?

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What other characteristics are in the announcement you created, but not in the one you found?

What other characteristics are in the one you found but not in the one you created?

Would you change your own announcement to incorporate any of the differences? Why or why not? Be specific.

Appendix B: Submit a copy of the job announcement you found (from either OOH or Indeed) as the second appendix of your essay. Give your appendix a customized title and cite its reference information on the same page. Appendices should follow the references page.

Recruiting Strategy: (provide heading of your choice).

Explain what recruiting strategies you would employ to find candidates qualified for this opening for your client company.

If your recruiting flier failed to turn up an acceptable number of qualified candidates for your client, would you implement an additional recruitment strategy to accompany your recruitment flier? Explain in detail what you would do to improve the number of qualified candidates who expressed interest.

Selection Characteristics: (provide heading of your choice).

Describe the three most important characteristics an individual must have in order to be hired for this job. Explain why.

Conclusion: Wrap up your essay with a few summary statements of findings you discovered while completing this assignment.

Support your work by using at least two high-quality references from the Trident Online Library not listed in this course.

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The grading rubric for information literacy at the undergraduate level assesses student success in meeting the MGT407 Case 2 expectations related to information literacy.

Visit Trident’s Introduction to APA 7th Edition for instruction on writing papers, citing sources, and proper referencing.

Submit your 3- to 4-page essay in the drop box by the Module 2 due date. (This page count does not include the cover page, reference page, or fliers in the appendices.)

Assignment Expectations

Your submission will be assessed on how well you:

Determine the extent of information needed

Access the needed information

Evaluate information and its sources critically

Use information effectively to accomplish a specific purpose

Access and use information ethically and legally

Timeliness