Purdue Today

October 31, 2007

Sessions to help supervisors with hiring skills, retention

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


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

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, Nov. 7
9-9:50 a.m.
STEW 206

A Guide to Reference Checking
Answers to the questions of who, what, when, how, and why of reference checking with some helpful tips to boot.  The fundamentals of reference checking have never been easier to master!
Wednesday, Nov. 7
10-10:50 a.m.
STEW 206

Diversity in Employment
The session features ten suggestions for recruiting and retaining a diverse workforce at Purdue.
Wednesday, Nov. 7
11-11:50 a.m.
STEW 206

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