Employment Selection and Training and Development ProgramJohn Dodo HRM/420August 12, 2014Mrs. JonesEmployment Selection and Training and Development ProgramCase #1 Workplace diversity selection for Cornell Cooperative Extension Cornell Cooperative Extension is preparing to become an organization the supports diversity and pluralism. In order to become more diverse, Cooperative Extension developed strategies to become more diverse through new recruitment styles and education on becoming a diversified organization. Diversification provides a competitive edge, and it enables the organization to tap it to new markets increasing effectiveness and productivity. In order to become more diversified, Cornell Cooperative Extension must utilize strategies of recruitment, selection, and orientation process to support and promote diversity. In order to establish a foundation committed with an emphasis on diversity in all programs and activities, it is very important to develop awareness and create changes that support diversity and establish a culture of pluralism. The staffing process utilized at CCE goes in three stages. The first stage is position development. During this stage, staff and volunteers look at the vacant position and identify essential job functions, and examine alternative staffing positions. The second stage is recruitment which includes developing and implanting a specialized recruitment strategy. Recruiting strategies such as targeted mailing lists, personal contacts, electronic postings, and nominations. The ultimate goal is finding an individual who brings a diverse perspective. The last stage in the process is selection and support. This is where the new applicant for the position is reviewed; interviews, job offers and orientation are planned for the new employee. In creating a more diverse staff, continued efforts in recruitment, creating hospitable working environments and developing all employee talents will require much attention....
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