Recruitment And Selection Strategies Recommendations
March 1, 2015
Recruitment and Selection Strategies Recommendations Recruitment and selection of candidates is one of the final stages in opening a new location. Clapton Commercial Construction will be a new company in Arizona and since it is looking at increasing their current staff; Clapton will have to define their strategic goals, specify their workforce need and define a candidate selection method. In the next few paragraphs we will provide Clapton with some recommendations for their hiring process.
Organizational Goals First and foremost, organizational goals are a very important piece in structuring the recruitment and selection process. Clapton has already defined their increment of personnel to about a 20% increase. Having goals established helps with envisioning the size of the management team needed to construe and reach the desired goal. Since the organization is based on construction labor, we need to look at different laws that apply to the state of Arizona such as the Wages and the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA): “The FLSA establishes minimum wage, overtime pay, recordkeeping, and youth employment standards affecting employees in the private sector and in Federal, State, and local governments” (Wage and Hour Division). Another important law to consider is OSHA regulations, especially since there will be an enormous amount of manual labor involved. “OSHA 's mission is to assure safe and healthful workplaces by setting and enforcing standards, and by providing training, outreach, education and assistance” (OSHA Law and Regulation).
Forecasted Demographic Changes Forecasting changes to the demographic area is imperative as these will lead the company in the right direction. It will also allow to prepare for near future changes, for example getting familiarized with the area and knowing of any new construction developments, this will allow
References: OSHA Law & Regulations. United States Department of Labor (DOL). Retrieved from https://www.osha.gov/law-regs.html Wage and Hour Division. United States Department of Labor (DOL). Retrieved from http://www.dol.gov/whd/flsa/ Percentage of Population Employed in Construction in Arizona by City. (n.d.). Retrieved March 2, 2015, from http://zipatlas.com/us/az/city-comparison/percentage-population-construction-industry.2.htm