Recruitment Analysis Paper 2018-2021, MGMT4260, Laura Alderson© 1
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COVER PAGE INSTRUCTIONS
• Create a professional-looking cover page with a title, your name, course name & course
number, semester & year, university name, date. Note: The cover page can be created
from a blank Word file document or a professional template.
This assignment will enable you to link a job position to a recruitment
analysis process. The benefits are twofold: 1) You as a future job candidate can better know how
to position yourself when identifying how the job position you desire, is analyzed by an
organization. 2) You will also put yourself in the organization’s viewpoint of objectively reviewing
the job position and recruitment strategies.
• Create and Write a minimum of a six-page, double-spaced report style paper based on the
criteria outlined below for this Recruitment Analysis assignment. Note, that page length is
likely much more, if student provides substantive, detailed, discussion of the various
component criteria of this paper. If tables are created for part of this assignment, tables
should be single-spaced. Page length minimum does not include the required
attached/included appendices or reference page.
• Please Use Headings for each section and paragraphs as needed.
Please list in this order for your report:
1) •Pick a job description of a job position, preferably one that YOU are interested in now or
after graduation. You may use O*NET https://www.onetonline.org and/or BLS websites
https://www.bls.gov/ooh/ to find this job description. Download and save into a Word or
PDF document. You will use information data for this assignment.
•Find a real job opening advertisement for this job position. You may look in Linkedin,
Indeed, or some other source. Download and save into a Word or PDF document. You will
use information data for this assignment.
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•Be sure cite both Job description and job opening advertisement information data using
APA format in a reference page and in in-text citations.
•Explain why you are interested in this job. Write this in a brief paragraph.
•Create a table or neatly/organized list of job description components (following) with
sectional headings. Content will come from found job description in O*NET and/or BLS
website. Components include: Classification (exempt/nonexempt); Salary Grade/or Salary
range; Summary/Objective of Job Description; Essential job functions and duties;
Competencies required; Supervisory responsibility if applicable; Work environment details;
Expected work hours; travel requirements; required education and experience; required
knowledge, skills, and abilities; preferred education and experience; additional
qualification and skills. **Some of these may be found in your real job opening
advertisement. This needs to be very detailed and specific. Avoid generalizations such as
“communicates well with customers.” O*NET and BLS websites will provide good specifics.
(approximately one to two pages).
2) •Define KSAOs.
•Discuss each of the KSAOs in your own words in a paragraph (minimum page).
•What do the KSAOs do for the Job Analysis? You may use external sources in addition to
the textbook. Please cite these sources.
3) •List the KSAOs for your chosen job description.
•Be sure to give examples. You may use information found in your job description from
O*Net and/or BLS source. You may want to also create a table to list this. Please see guides
for KSAOs from your textbook: Exhibits 4.3 pg 161; 4.5, pgs 164-167; 4.7 pg 168;
4) •List and rank the Job Rewards for yourself. Use these Exhibit examples in 4.14, pg. 186
5) •Discuss the type of advertising message of the job opening. Which type is this
(Branded, Targeted, Realistc)? See Exhibit 5.6 p. 224. Explain thoroughly.
•What are the potential drawbacks? Explain.
6) •Explain the types of Communication media that would work for you as an applicant.
•Explain the types of media communication that would not work. Be thorough. See types
starting on page 225.
7) •Discuss whether this advertisement addresses diversity.
•Also, is this advertisement EEOC and/or OFCCP compliant? Please explain, thoroughly.
•Give examples. A substantive response would be a minimum of 250 words.
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1: Professional Report format and protocol
Cover page included. Uploaded on or before due date and in
correct dropbox. Order of Components is logical. Instructions
followed. Sectional headings used; separate paragraphs;
attractive and well designed report document/paper.
2: All Components Included
All components of the assignment are included, clearly identified,
3: Practical Application
Substantive detail and explanation: Including your critical thinking
and application of the assignment with thorough discussion where
4: Formatting and Writing:
All formatting and writing guidelines are followed. Paraphrased
paper where applicable. Also, Use thesis statement, and
advanced organizers. Mechanics (correct spelling, punctuation,
grammar, sentence structure, word usage)
(Reminder: Paper MUST be cited. Must have reference page and
in-text citations for every paragraph to avoid plagiarism. Not doing
so will result in a 0 –failing grade).
Total Points 60