Human Services: Staffing Concerns

Assignment 1: Staffing Concerns


Using at least 5 resources from the professional literature, respond to the following in a minimum of 400 words as it relates to the Human Services field. The literature may include the University online library resources, relevant textbooks, peer-reviewed journal articles, and websites created by professional organizations, agencies, or institutions (.edu, .org, and .gov):

1. Using the same position in the Human Services field that you discussed in M1 Assignment 1 Discussion (SEE ATTACHED PAPER), assume that you are the hiring officer in your agency. Discuss a minimum of 3 things you will look for when choosing your staff. (This can include personality characteristics such as dedication, hard work, and efficiency; and/or job skills, such as understanding Microsoft Office programs, having experience working with children, and having tutoring experience.)

2. How will you determine that the applicants have the desired qualities? Keep in mind the mission and vision of your agency.

3. Determine and discuss how you will evaluate and hold employees accountable.
Suppose you have a supervisee who has earned a negative quarterly evaluation. Discuss how you would talk with this supervisee, including 3 examples of statements or questions you would ask during your discussion.
**Keep the ethics codes and multiculturalism values in mind when answering this question.

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