Business Expansion and Sustainability
In order to complete this assignment, refer to the scenario that you chose in Assignment 1
Scenario chosen from assignment 1:
You are a Human Resources Manager of an expanding technology company consisting of 170 employees
that develops and distributes small electronic devices. Over the past two (2) years, a research group
formed, designed, and built prototypes of small remote surveillance cameras used for security. Recently,
your company won a contract to build and provide these remote surveillance cameras to various
government agencies. The contract will begin with your company supplying these cameras to agencies
within your home state. If all orders are fulfilled sufficiently, the contract will be expanded to supplying
agencies outside of your home state.
For the immediate future, you will need to secure a larger facility and hire more staff to sustain the first
part of the contract. This staff will consist of ten (10) Assembly Technicians, one (1) Certified Quality
Control Engineer, one (1) Contract Administrator, and one (1) Office Support Paraprofessional.
Meanwhile, there is a contract clause requiring that you provide a staffing plan in order to ensure future
product deliveries and sustain the possible future growth.
Note: You may create and / or make all necessary assumptions needed for the completion of these
Using the scenario from Assignment 1, write a six to seven (6-7) page paper in which you:
1. Identify three (3) job requirements (e.g., needed certifications, previous work experience,
external influences, etc.) that could apply to your chosen scenario. Determine two (2) ways
these requirements could impact staffing at your organization. Next, suggest one (1) strategy
that you could utilize to ensure that all applicants meet the identified job requirements for your
organization. Justify your response.
2. Outline a long-term recruitment plan that contains at least four (4) components, is aligned with
your company’s recruitment strategy, but also addresses possible job skill or credential
shortages. Note: Consider concepts such as succession planning and hiring retirees.
3. Describe three (3) branding strategies that you would employ to attract qualified applicants to
your organization. Next, suggest three (3) communication methods that you would utilize to
reach out to applicants. Predict the outcome of integrating your branding strategies and
communication methods at your organization. Provide a rationale for your response.
4. Determine two (2) selection processes for recruiting new employees that could apply to your
chosen scenario and then identify five (5) selection criteria that you could use when hiring new
employees. Next, analyze the effect of the five (5) identified selection criteria on long-term
employee retention and preservation of organizational knowledge. Justify your response.
5. Suggest two (2) assessment methods that you could employ to select new employees for your
organization and then analyze the validity and reliability of each method in regards to the job
your organization is offering. Next, identify four (4) job predictors that you believe can assess
candidate’s knowledge, skills, abilities, and other skills and experiences (KSAO). Provide support
for your rationale.
6. Use at least three (3) quality resources in this assignment.
Your assignment must follow these formatting requirements:
Be typed, double spaced, using Times New Roman font (size 12), with one-inch margins on all
sides; references must follow APA or school-specific format. Check with your professor for any
Include a cover page containing the title of the assignment, the student’s name, the professor’s
name, the course title, and the date. The cover page and the reference page are not included in
the required page length.
The specific course learning outcomes associated with this assignment are:
Explain the role of staffing to support an organization’s strategy and improve productivity.
Explain the planning considerations for staffing organizations, the use of job analysis, and the
components of a staffing plan.
Develop recruitment plans using both internal and external recruitment.
Design a selection process that incorporates a variety of assessment methods and a supporting
decision method for candidate selection.
Use technology and information resources to research issues in staffing organizations.
Write clearly and concisely about staffing organizations using proper writing mechanics.
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