Northwest State College Case Analyst

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Northwest State College Sam Anderson MGT 212 November 21, 2011 Northwest State College Introduction The following information outlines current recruiting events and the changes that should be incorporated within Northwest State College to make staffing new instructors more streamlined. Less Appealing Instructor Position Northwest State College has 900 students majoring in business with only seven full-time instructors. The workload for an instructor would be enormous and time consuming. There are part-time instructors who are used as needed, but no guarantee this would occur to alleviate the burden of the class size. Pay scale is less than competing colleges in the area even for those with an MBA. Without…show more content…
The recruiter also limits their selection of choices by only visiting and soliciting candidates from various professional meetings. Current Approval Process Northwest State College’s approval process is a bit outdated. It takes the college two months to complete their hiring process, which would make it hard for them to compete with other colleges who are quicker to make decisions and extend offers. Select Choice: Other schools would staff the more qualified and sought after instructors, leaving Northwest State with the bottom of the barrel, if they were able to extend offers in half the time. If they are not able to staff adequately trained instructors then what they are teaching the students would be less than par and could lead to them going elsewhere for their education. Overhaul Recruiting System Northwest State should open recruiting to job fairs, internet job boards, their college website and classrooms. They should also offer a quicker turn around time for staffing with a competitive salary/benefit package. Classroom and Job Fairs: The recruiter should be a guest speaker in the classrooms in an attempt to recruit in-house instructors after graduation. By soliciting instructor’s right after graduation they are more likely to accept the challenge of oversized classrooms and low pay.

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