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Recruitment, Hiring, & Retention

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Corrections agencies are facing critical staffing levels. They have been, and currently continue to, struggle in recruiting, hiring, and retaining appropriate staff. This initiative will help correctional agencies with recruitment, hiring, and retention which could have several benefits, including: 

  1. Improved hiring practices: A well-designed curriculum can help correctional agencies develop more effective and efficient hiring practices.

  2. Enhanced training and support: A comprehensive curriculum can provide HR and training staff with the knowledge, skills, and support they need to be successful mentors to new hires.

  3. Career development opportunities: A curriculum can help correctional agencies develop meaningful career development opportunities new and veteran employees.

  4. Improved public perception: A comprehensive curriculum can help correctional agencies address the negative public perception of correctional work.

  5. Better outcomes: By improving recruitment, hiring, and retention, a comprehensive curriculum can ultimately lead to better outcomes for correctional agencies and the communities they serve.

Online LMS Training and eCourses

To manage a multigenerational team, you need to understand the diversity of your employees and apply various strategies to divert conflict between them. If you tap into the potential of this multigeneration diversity, you'll create a more productive, collaborative, and innovative work environment.

Talent management starts with hiring the right person for the job. Applicant screening takes a lot of work, and much of this work is done prior to the actual interview. This course covers how to create a job description, which will help you evaluate an applicant's resumé effectively.

Talent management means hiring the right person for the job and successfully onboarding the new recruit. A good job description can aid in effective applicant and resumé screening before the interview. An effective onboarding program can increase new employee acclimation and productivity, as well as greatly decreasing employee turnover.

Top performers expect a lot from themselves. Managing performance in these highly driven people is essential because top performers are such valuable assets to a company. Managers and leaders must keep them engaged and challenged or else lose them to new challenges elsewhere. In this course, you'll learn how to identify your top performers.

Business today is a complex undertaking. Accomplishing tasks and staying focused on achieving your goals requires grit and persistence. An adaptive mindset helps you focus through the distractions, information overload, demanding pace, and the accompanying stresses that can often pull you off task.

An organization can't achieve its strategic business goals if it doesn't have the needed human capacity and skills - the talent - to do this. Managing talent effectively means your organization will have a total workforce optimized for overall success in achieving its goals.

One of the most significant challenges facing organizations is hiring qualified employees. The talent acquisition process has changed significantly in recent years due to changes in labor-market conditions, as well as advances in technology.

This course sets the stage for performance management activities, such as succession planning, in all types of corrections settings. It explores the connection between sets of correctional management and leadership development competencies through an initial introduction to NIC’s Core Competency work.

In an ideal world, all the day-to-day HR tasks – such as recruitment, talent management, and succession planning – are defined and aligned with the goals of the organization. This is an aspect of transformational human resources, or transformational HR, that will help optimize your talent pipeline.

This course will introduce you to the purpose of the NIC’s Correctional Leadership Competency Model and how it can be used to develop you, your team, and your organization.

Change is always happening. Effective team leadership means managing teams through the ongoing transition processes that facilitate change. Removing obstacles that can hinder the productive teamwork required to make these transition processes smooth is essential.

Smart companies have learned that supporting continuous learning and self-development among employees reaps dividends in productivity and employee retention rates. As a manager, you're responsible for developing people, which includes developing talent in your direct reports.

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