Comm/215-Essentials of College Writing
May 14th, 2012
A new employee encounters problems when his attempts to put together a new trainees’ orientation is not well organized due to a lack of preparation on his part and lack of information from his company. Background
As a new employee recruiter of ABC, Inc., Carl Robins was enthusiastic about hiring new recruits for the company. He proceeded to hire 15 new trainees to work for the operations supervisor, Carrolls. As a part of the hiring process, Carl scheduled an orientation for June 15 in anticipation of the trainees to start working in July. A month before the orientation, Monica contacted Carl to make sure he was prepared for the orientation as the new workers would be a part of her department. She asked him about the manuals, policy booklets, physicals, drug tests and training schedules. Carl was confident that he would have it all together on time for orientation. After Memorial Day, Carl gathered his files to make final preparations for the orientation on June 15th, but soon realized that his plan to have a successful orientation was about to fail as some very important information was missing from some of the trainees’ files. The missing information included applications for transcripts and files displaying results of mandatory drug screenings which meant that none of the recruits had taken a drug screening. There were also insufficient orientation manuals with missing pages. As if Carl did not have enough problems regarding the orientation, it turned out that Joe, an employee of the technology services department, had reserved the training room for the month of June. Key Problems
As a new employee and a recruiter, Carl must find a way to prove he is worthy of his position with the company by taking a handle on the situation and start coming up with solutions to the problems. It seems that as a new staff member...