Strategic Management Plan - Recruitment and Retention

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Strategic Management Plan - Recruitment and Retention University of Phoenix- Online HRM/532 Human Capital Development in the Public Sector July 5, 2010 Strategic Management Plan-Recruitment and Retention The strategic planning for staffing and retaining qualified personal as examined by following a few new action plans designed to attract new potential candidates. In addition to recruiting qualified candidates, the city must build a positive workplace for long- term employment. Retaining employees of varying work experience and competence requires a strategic plan of varying effects and efforts. Furthermore, the employers have control over a vast talent pool that has grown over ripe with laid off employees, or displaced workers in need of a quality work environment. Moreover, these workers need the jobs being offered, and will often find any work that will offer them a leg-up in today’s market. Staffing and Retaining The first phase is proper advertising of the position within the city. The marketing department along with human resources should develop an informational ad about the position/s. The best options would be to address the requirements, explain the specific job task, and benefits available. The second phase is interviewing the possible candidates. The interviewing process should be formal but also relaxing for the potential applicant. The interview should be conducted with an additional member of the human resources team, along with the senior manager. The interview will need to be answer and question type but also be positive, allowing the applicant to feel comfortable. During the interview, the manager should explain the benefits of working for the city of Detroit, the sincere working environm... ... middle of paper ... ...y. Reference Dresang, D.L. (2009). Personnel management in government agencies and nonprofit organizations (5th ed.). : Longman Dison, Amy. Employment Services Recruitment and Retention. (2010). Retrieved on July 3, 2010 from http://www.sbnonline.com/Local/Article/10825/65/21/Recruitment_a nd_retention.aspx http://www.detroitmi.gov. (n.d.). http://www.detroitmi.gov Klinger, Donald E., Nalbandian, John, & Lioren, Jared. Public Personnel Management: Contexts and Strategies. (2010). 6th ed., Published by Longman Klingner, D. E., Nalbandian, J., & Llorens, J. (2010). The world of public personnel management. In E. Stano (Ed.), Public personnel management (pp. 3-34). Retrieved from http://ecampus.phoenix.edu Metropolitan Area Employment and Unemployment Summary, (2010). Retrieved on July 3, 2010 from http://www.bls.gov/news.release/metro.nr0.htm

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