Case Study Analysis: Abc Company

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Case Study Analysis
Case Study Analysis
ABC, Inc., like many companies hires new employees to make the company better. As part of the hiring process at ABC, Inc. a campus recruiter is the person that is responsible for the hands on process of hiring new employees. The campus recruiter is responsible for the process of hiring, orientation, physicals, documents and drug screening to complete the new hire process successfully.
ABC, Inc.’s new recruiter Carl Robbins has been on the job for six months. Carl recently hired fifteen new employees to work for Monica Carrolls, the Operations Manager. Carl has scheduled an orientation for the new hires to take place on June 15th. Carl plans to have the process completed and the new hires fully
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When he finally checked on the availability of the space, he realized that it had been reserved the whole month of June. Carl now needs to find a new space to hold the new hire orientation. Again, Carl’s, poor planning has set him back. Did not inspect materials ahead of time
When Carl hired the new hires, he failed to inspect the required manuals and booklets that were needed for orientation. Carl had from the time he was hired at the earliest to April 15 at the latest to inspect the information. Possible Solutions
Poor Carl will benefit greatly from the OATS method. OATS stands for objectives, activities, time estimates and schedules. An objective is the first step in planning better time management. Once you have an objective then choose an activity to do in order to achieve the objective. Once Carl knows what he needs to do to achieve his objective he needs to set a time frame and schedule. Sometimes the objective may have to be done in steps or have different time frames. An example for Carl’s situation: Drug screens should be done first. Just in case a new hire doesn’t pass. Start the new hire paperwork and physicals. The latter two to be completed by X date.
Carl was very frustrated with his situation. He failed to realize until it was too late that due to his procrastination, he will not get the needed tasks done on time. He needs to utilize time
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