Purdue Today

March 28, 2008

April training sessions to offer help in hiring, retention

The Affirmative Action Office and Human Resource Services Employment are pleased to again offer the University community a series of sessions designed to assist supervisors in refining their hiring skills and employee retention. 

Three sessions, "Conducting Quality Interviews," "A Guide to Reference Checking," and "Diversity in Employment," are offered in one afternoon so that those interested in participating may attend one, two, or all three of the sessions. 

To reserve a space at a session, please register at the links below.

Conducting Quality Interviews
Designed to provide Purdue supervisors with the tools to plan for and conduct candidate interviews, this session will highlight interview practices that will assist in making strong selection decisions.
Wednesday, April 9
1:30-2:20 p.m.

A Guide to Reference Checking
This interactive program offers participants answers to the questions of who, what, when, how, and why of reference checking, as well as the opportunity to get answers to their reference checking questions.  The fundamentals of reference checking have never been easier to master!
Wednesday, April 9
2:30-3:20 p.m.

Diversity in Employment
This session features a conversation on diversity in the employment arena, including ten suggestions for recruiting and retaining a diverse workforce at Purdue.
Wednesday, April 9
3:30-4:20 p.m.

For more information or to request a reasonable accommodation, please contact the Affirmative Action Office at 494-7253 or aao@purdue.edu