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Hiring Process and Affirmative Action Plan

Discussion Questions:

Read the questions and respond with an answer that is no longer than 100 words.

You have been asked to form a committee to interview a potential candidate for a supervisory position.

Would you as head of the human resource department meet with the committee prior to any interviews? If yes, what would you say to the members? If no, why would you not meet with them?
An employee came to you (Manager, Human Resources) and claimed a supervisor made discriminatory remarks. What would be your first step?

Week Four: Read the questions and respond with an answer that is no longer than 100 words.

Discussion Questions:

Review your company's Affirmative Action Plan. Does it reflect what you have read and studied in this lesson? What are its strengths? What are its weaknesses? Please post your response on the Discussion Board and interact with other students.

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Hi,

Interesting discussion questions! One approach to help you with an assignment like this one is to look information from various sources and a sample AA Plans, which you can then draw on for your final discussion responses. This is the approach this response takes. I attached two sample AA plan suggested requirements.

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Discussion Questions:

1. Read the questions and respond with an answer that is no longer than 100 words.

a. You have been asked to form a committee to interview a potential candidate for a supervisory position. Would you as head of the human resource department meet with the committee prior to any interviews? If yes, what would you say to the members? If no, why would you not meet with them?

Selection Committees include a Human Resources representative (e.g. head of the human resource department) to provide advice and support in the application of procedures and relevant legislation governing recruitment and selection as well as co-coordinating the selection process including short-listing and interviews. The Human Resources representative would attend all Committee short-listing meetings. Prior to the commencement of interviews, the Human Resource representative would brief the Committee at the ...

Solution Summary

In relation to forming a committee to interview a potential candidate for a supervisory position, various aspects are consider e.g. meeting with human resource department prior to interview, what to say, what to do if someone reported discrimination, and others. Through illustrative example, tt also reviews an Affirmative Action plan in terms of strengths and weaknesses.

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