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Staffing Approach for Effective Project Management

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1. Help prepare a targeted plan in which you present your detailed strategies to recruit and select 20 Engineers to hire (full-time or part-time) within 8 months. Focus on job-relatedness.
2. What are the qualifications of a trained Mechanical Engineer?
3. What selection methods are best to assess whether or not an applicant meets or exceeds those qualifications? Note: This is an in-house project; do not recommend utilizing outside vendors.
Background info: A Manager of Human Resources in a privately held, mid-sized manufacturing organization that makes rugged work boots and work clothing. The company is located in a southwestern city that has a larger than average percentage of people who are receiving various forms of public assistance. The public school system (elementary and high school) is rated one of the lowest in the nation. The city itself has a lower than average number of college graduates. The organization has just signed a federal contract requiring the hiring of 20 Engineers new to your organization who are bilingual (Spanish and English). The contract is for three years.

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1. Help prepare a targeted plan in which you present your detailed strategies to recruit and select 20 Engineers to hire (full-time or part-time) within 8 months. Focus on job-relatedness.

The targeted plan is in reference to outlining the key areas for presenting a well-defined action plan indicating needed tasks. For instance, the manufacturing organization is producing workbooks and clothing with strategic planning as well as the formatting procedural processing output beneficial success. Target plan should relate to the following main elements:

a) To successfully recruit: networking with fellow strategic business partners to recommend Engineers with several experience in type A skill set and to-type B for promoting
b) Recruiting internally engineers with set skill sets warranted for the type of project tasks
c) Team leaders and project leaders selection from prior projects with proven successful rate accordingly and that ...

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Noe, R A (2005). Employee training and development. 3nd edition. USA: Irwin McGraw Hill.
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