Tanglewood Case 3

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Tanglewood Case 3



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Tanglewood is in need of new employees because of turnover just like any other retail organization. The managers of Tanglewood realize this is a concern, but realize they do not have any centralized method for recruiting new employees. Evaluating the recruiting methods and creating a guide for Tanglewood will assist in developing a recruiting service to follow the mission statement of the unique company culture.
Upon developing a recruitment guide for the sale associates will attract more qualified applicants. The guide will provide details such as time, money, and applicants required to fill the job as the steps are provided also.
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The overall qualification rate is at 35% for Media, Referrals at 43% and Kiosk at 40%. Cost per set up per division: Media and Referrals at 250,000 and Kiosk at 1,000,000.
Total Cost: Total Cost Per Hire:
Media – $1,799,200. $2661.54
Referrals - $2,565,760. $2,525.35
Kiosk – $1,982,936. $4,466.07

Northern Oregon also uses Media recruitment; applicants are 2686, Kiosk 3896, and Agency Recruitment 1290. The overall rate is Media at 41%, Kiosk at 43% and Agency of 48%. Cost per set up; Media at $10,000, Kiosk at $40,000 and Agency of $50,000.
Total Cost: Total Cost Per Hire:
Media - $1,022,720. $2,809.67
Kiosk - $2,246,696. $3,228.01
Agency - $1,451,400. $2,962.04

Southern Oregon uses Referrals of 1384 applicants, Kiosk 2280, Agency of 1132 applicants. The overall qualification rate is for referrals 44%, Kiosk, 38% and Agency at 46 %.

Total Cost: Total Cost Per Hire:
Referrals - $1,054,880. $2,663.84
Kiosk - $1,409,600. $4,073.99
Agency - $1,245,120. $3,176.33 “Northern Oregon has suggested that the other divisions of the company use a policy of using kiosks and staffing agencies rather than using the more “touchy-feely” method of relying on referrals”. I agree with this division of rejecting the use of employee referrals of unqualified
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