Tanglewood Case 3

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Employing state job services Employing a staffing agency (StoreStaff) Staff members involved: V.P. Human Resources Staffing Services Director HR Recruiting Manager HR Selection Manager Potential peers Budget: $2,000 - $6,000 Targets Promotion from within is a very important aspect of Tanglewood. All employees start out as store associates. Therefore, Tanglewood must attract the top talent at the store associate level so they can promote them to higher level positions. The best candidates for Tanglewood to target are high school seniors and college freshman. This is because then Tanglewood will be able to train and develop the talents which they wish these individuals to posses. This will also promote brand loyalty because the…show more content…
In order to be considered a candidate an applicant must posse the basic qualifications of the position. If Eastern Washington can find a way to encourage or give incentives their employees to refer only those qualified for the position, it will greatly strengthen this method. This is because it will cost Easter Washington less money due to the fact that they will not have to sift through a bunch of resumes of under qualified candidates saving them a great deal of time. Referrals have a very high one year retention rate and also a very low cost for a one year survival compared to kiosks and media. If Eastern Washington is able to recruit more through referrals they will have more employees who they can retain for longer periods of time. This is important because Tanglewood’s main recruiting strategy is to promote from within. Northern Oregon also uses three types of recruiting methods; media, agencies, and kiosks. Kiosks and agencies both have relatively average costs and good one year retention rates. However, Northern Oregon should consider getting rid of their media method. If Northern Oregon feels strongly that they need to use a media method then they should consider revising their current operations. This is because is it costing the greatest amount of money out of all the methods and it is yielding a significantly less pool of hired applicants. It also has a much smaller one year retention rate then the other methods currently in use.

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