January 21, 2013
Joanne Mac Eachran
Case Study for Student Analysis
The case study presented focused on the issues that Carl Robins an ABC recruiter was facing with his task of hiring new trainees. Carl hired 15 new trainees in April for the Operations Supervisor, Monica Carrolls. Carl has scheduled to have orientation for the new trainees in June. Carl is basically a new hire himself, having only been in his position for six months. Carl’s first assignment to prove himself worthy of the position he has been given was to hire and train those 15 trainees. Although, Carl seems to have things together in his mind he still faces a few problems. The Operations Supervisor, Monica Carrolls contacted Carl on May 15 about the training schedule, orientation, manuals, policy books, physicals, drug tests, and a host of other issues that Carl would have to coordinate for his new hires. Based on the case study, Carl was faced with some major problems before his new hires actually could begin to work in July. The major problems Carl is facing in the planning period for his trainees are time management, amount of paperwork, training location, and lack of information needed for all of the trainees.
As a new recruitment officer, Carl has given himself a huge challenge of being able to have 15 individuals trained and ready to work for the operations supervisor by July. He hired all of these individuals in April. However, Carl did not have anything completed for the new trainees as of May 15th when Monica contacted him, depending on the exact date of the hiring of the new trainees Carl’s time management was not used very wisely. If he is to have successfully all the necessary paperwork and information needed for each individual to begin work by July, I am not sure if a month is...