The Home Company had been a family owned call-center business for many years. Recently, it had grown so large that it had become impossible for the family structure to handle the 2000 employees that were scattered across the country. A Fortune 200 Company had acquired it and it now has a new Board of Directors.
You are one of four Human Resource Managers. You have been hired to take over one of the geographical regions. You will be responsible for handling all safety issues and OSHA compliance.
Historically, the HR policies have been largely informal and implemented inconsistently. There had been a fair amount of nepotism. Family members or their friends filled many of the key positions.
Recently, there was a large turnover rate and the new HR managers have been instructed to create new HR policies for the new Board of Directors. The new board is made up of key executive managers from the acquiring Fortune 200 Company. They feel there is a need to upgrade the HR policies, but recognize that there must be a reasonable amount of time given for the transition.
You are reviewing the resume of an applicant. You can see that she is heavily involved in her children's schools. You wonder if she is planning to have any more children. She has an Hispanic last name and you see some grammatical errors in her resume. Training for this job is going to be lengthy, and you need to fill it with a person who will be reliable and not interested in moving for at least 2 years. In addition to the skill questions you have for her, you want to learn how she will deal with caring for her children, if her skills in English will be appropriate for the job and if she is likely to be satisfied with this position for several years. In preparing for the interview you realize there are some questions that are inappropriate or illegal to ask.
Develop 5-6 questions that you believe are legal and get to the information needed for the candidate. Instead of a question, you may alternatively post a legal way to get the information for a specific area.
This is an area that is easy to come up with questions but due to the legalities involved I am looking for assistance.
Any comments/assistance would be greatly appreciated.© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com October 24, 2018, 7:16 pm ad1c9bdddf
I went through your thoughts and found it good. You can certainly use the set of questions listed in your document. However, I am compiling few more questions for your assistance. These questions will assist the interviewer in gathering information from the prospectice candidate:
1) How will you rate/describe yourself in learning new ...
Develop 5-6 questions that you believe are legal and get to the information needed for the candidate.
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1. A coin is flipped twice.
a. What is the probability of two heads?
b. What is the probability of a head in the second toss?
c. What is the probability of a head in the second toss given that a head was obtained in the first toss?
d. At least one head in both flips.
2. The police placed three speed radars at three different locations (Palmyra, Dawson, and Slappey). The radars only work 40%, 30%, and 20% of the time. When you come to class late, the probabilities driving through the radar locations are 0.2, 0.3, and 0.5 respectively.
a. What is the probability of you getting a ticket?
b. Given that you got a ticket, what is the probability that you got it at Dawson?
3. Imagine that you will have an interview for your dream job in Los Angeles. Since you do not want to miss the interview,you bought two tickets to LA. One withDelta and the other with US Airways. The probability of a Delta cancellation is 5% and the probability of a US Airways cancellation is 7%. Assuming that you arrived to the airport on time, what is the probability that you arrive to the interview?
4. An oil driller company ventures in to various locations and their success or failure is independent from one location to another. Suppose the probability of a success is 0.20. The driller is planning to drill 10 locations.
a. What is the probability that a driller finds 2 successes?
b. The driller feels that he will go bankrupt if he does not have any successes. What is the probability that the company goes to bankrupt?
c. The company's share will duplicate its value if the number of successes is between 4 and 8 (both included). What is the probability that the share value will duplicate?
5. A recent study by the American Highway Patrolman's association reveals that 60% of American drivers use their seat belts. A sample of 15 drivers on interstate 75 is selected.
a. What is the probability that 6 drivers are using seatbelts?
b. What is the probability that between 5 and 7 (both included) are wearing seat belts?
c. What is the probability that more than 8 drivers were wearing seat belts?
6. 584 commercial flights arrive every day to Pittsburgh international airport. In a regular day the first fly arrives at 7:00 am and the last one at midnight. Assuming that the number of arrivals per hour is governed by a Poisson distribution, what is the probability that no plane arrives in the next 2 minutes.
7. A local drugstore owner knows that on average, 100 people per hour stop at the store.
a. Find the probability that in a given 3 minute period nobody enters in the store.
b. Find the probability that in a given 3 minute period more than 5 people enter the store?
8. A national geographic photographer invites you to work in a documentary about hammer sharks in the Pacific Ocean. Based on his last experience he expects to observe 10 sharks every hour.
a. What is the probability that you can observe 3 sharks in the next 30 minutes?
b. You get bored at the boat and you bet with your friend that you can stay in the water for 5 minutes. What is the probability that you survive the bet (no sharks will show up)?
c. If you go to the sea 5 times(30 minutes each time), what is the probability that you will observe 6 or more sharks in 3of the 5 times? (More than one distribution involved)
9. Natway, a national distribution company of home vacuum cleaners, recommends that its salespersons make only two calls per day, one in the morning and one in the afternoon. Twenty-five percent of the time a sales call will result in a sale and the profit from each sale is $125. Develop the probability distribution for sales during a five-day week. What is the mean and variance of this distribution? What is the expected weekly profit for a salesperson?View Full Posting Details