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You are responsible for the hiring of staff in prisons and probation and parole officers. With the rising rate in crime and the addition of new correctional facilities, you realize that there will soon be a staff shortage. You also realize that with the change in the goals and missions of each of these agencies, you will have to look for more qualified college graduates. You now must create a recruitment campaign for two- and four-year college graduates.

What are the desirable features of correctional work that you want to convey to candidates for employment?
Explain each attribute and how your recruiters will present them. Also bring forth concerns that college students will have about working within the department of corrections.
Explain how they will be presented to prospective employees. You should show training, advancement, and a future that a college graduate could expect within the department of corrections.

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What are the desirable features of correctional work that you want to convey to candidates for employment? Explain each attribute and how your recruiters will present the/ Explain how they will be presented to prospective employees.

Correctional officers, also known as detention officers, are responsible for overseeing individuals who have been arrested and are awaiting trial or who have been convicted of a crime and sentenced to serve time in a jail, reformatory, or penitentiary. It is a responsible position that involves handling criminals and inmates serving sentence in the jail.

Reference: http://www.bls.gov/oco/ocos156.htm

The primary role of correctional officers is to ensure order and security and enforce the policies and rules of the institution where they work. Officers observe actions and oversee task assigned to inmates in order to make certain inmates are obeying the rules. As part of their supervisory role, correctional officers make written and oral reports on inmate work and behavior. They also document conflicts, behavior discrepancies, hazards, and suspicious circumstances in a daily log and other specialized reports.

Some of the desirable features of correctional work that I would like to convey to the candidates are:

1) An individual working in the correctional work area contributes towards the society by working for a noble cause of ensuring peace, security in the correctional facilities.

This desirable feature will motivate many patriotic college graduates and other young citizen who wish to give back to the society and the country and command respect in the society by working for a noble cause.

The recruits will convey this feature to the prospective candidates by highlighting the data related to increasing crime rate and number of prisoners in the country and then showing the importance of the correctional facilities and role of correctional ...

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What are the desirable features of correctional work that you want to convey to candidates for employment?

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