Business Research Project Part 5: Research Report and Presentation

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Business Research Project Part 5: Research Report
Jaceilia Ajanaku, Anthony Beltran, Alysande Carrington, Tennile Connor, Charles Foster
May 6, 2015
Patricia A. Towne

Business Research Project Part 5: Research Report
Accomplishing the daily office goals at XYZ Relations takes complete teamwork from all employees. Being able to attend to all potential applicants in a timely manner demands dedication, effort and understanding. The tedious work required, presses employees to focus on tasks and depend on one another to accomplish goals. With an abundance amount of paperwork to deal with, XYZ Relations has been able to keep a steady pace by hiring the right employees and completing all required screening before employees
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While it appears the days to hire are distributed normally, plotting the for days it takes for background checks shows that the longer amount of time it takes for the background investigation then the longer it takes for a person to on-board.

Observations and Recommendations
The conclusions that were derived from this study were: XYZ Relations will proudly outsource pre-employment screenings of the hiring process, “these are normally contracted services through an external vendor or government agency” (Mueller & Baum, 2011); XYZ Relations will examine the current in-house practices; data mining and survey sampling were the best two options used that produced prime solutions in the end; and both sampling styles brought different aspects but also displayed how each method could be used appropriately. Recommendations based on the results are as follows:
1) Statically audit the background processes;
2) Get quotes from different drug testing companies with faster response times;
3) Use technology to speed up the process;
4) Find and embrace new technologies;
5) Question our company’s assumptions and reevaluate our methods; and
6) Shorten the amount of time between steps in the hiring process.

The observations (reflection) on the business problem and its solution with the RQ of : Is there a relationship between the speed of hiring a new employee and the required background tests? Team C found that it takes more
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