Selection Tools for Hiring

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HRM 240January 20, 2008Executive SummaryThis paper will review and outline the selection tools for a hiring program to hire a project manager for our firm. The selection process that businesses go through is probably one of the most important steps to ensure that the right people are placed in the right job that best utilizes there skill sets for a particular job. Getting the best individuals for the job will help ensure the business has the best chance for success opposed to spending time and resources fixing problems with individuals that make have not been the best fit for a position. Better selections research and planning will contribute to the organization with better performing employees and contribute monetary value add.

The steps that will be outlined in this paper cover the importance in gathering data so we can accurately describe the requirements and needs to fill the position. How the importance of utilizing a job analysis plays in the process.

And as already noted, the importance of the selection processes and how the perspective candidate will fit into the firm's cultural aspects.

Job AnalysisThe job analysis can be performed with the human resource team by observing the duties of the current project managers to allow us to get the most accurate description of job duties and responsibilities. This will help us to develop the job description for the position so we can develop the most accurate job description for the posting. This will allow us to match up the candidate's skills, knowledge, and abilities with the requirements for the position.

In addition to matching the SKA's this will also help in preparing evaluations that will more accurately meet the requirements necessary when evaluating the employee in this position. Also this will aid in showing any training that may or...