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Company Responsibility and Recruiting Methods

1. Sexual harassment can occur in a work environment with employees of the organization. Explain the role or responsibility of the company in this situation.

2. You are trying to get a job as a recruiter for an HR department for a large, multinational company. One of the questions you are asked in your interview is to describe the following types of recruiting methods. Explain when you would most likely use each of them (i.e., what kind of jobs), and why (at least one reason each). What would you say if the methods were online recruiting, career fairs, and employment agencies?

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1. Sexual harassment can occur in a work environment with employees of the organization. Explain the role or responsibility of the company in this situation.

Here are some steps that a company will need to take to prevent or reduce the likelihood of sexual harassment: (1.) Create a written policy, (2.) Develop a complaint procedure, (3.) Have a transparent conversation about policy and (4.) Provide training on what is sexual harassment.
Creating a written policy is the first step. The policy should be written in plain terms where everyone will understand. The policy should be crafted and reviewed by a lawyer, which will be used in a court of law. The policy can be as specific as desired.

Develop a compliant procedure. The procedure should outline the complaint and investigation processes. The sexual harassment complainant should speak to a manager or human resources representative. In an ideal situation, the contact person that receives the complaint should be a man or a woman. The person making the complaint should be able to go to the person that he or she feels more comfortable discussing this issue. The investigation process should be detailed with the steps and actions taken by the person that receives the compliant. The investigator should discretely follow ...

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Company responsibility and recruiting methods are examined. The role/responsibility of the company in this situation are explained.

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