The paper " Factors to Consider during Employee Selection" is a great example of a finance and accounting assignment. Young children of primary school age greatly face the risk of fire in our society. It is therefore essential to formulate a project that will improve fire safety awareness for young children in order to reduce their vulnerability to this particular risk. The latest national Risk Management Plan (2008-2011) recommends that every Fire and Rescue Authority should develop an Integrated Risk Management Plan (IRMP) that highlights the risks that face the community and the strategies for service delivery in order to eliminate the identified risks using a cost-effective way. The projects basically centers on meeting the objectives of IRPM which involves improvement of public safety, reduction of the number of incidences and saving lives with the basic aim of resource management.
It will focus on developing safety awareness among children. Aims/ Objectives of the project The objectives of the project include Enhance fire safety awareness among school-going children Reduce the number of incidences in Southampton Improving the general community safety Expanding our community outreach program Managing Resources effectively Staff Recruitment The execution of the project requires two full-time staff who can act as community safety practitioner.
It is essential to take note of the fact that not every practitioner can effectively work with children, as a result, the selected candidates should be individuals with vast skill in handling school-going children essentially in terms of communication. The employee selection strategy of recruiting two new staff members to undertake the project can be termed as the use of an external change agent. Harry (1984) highlights that the benefits associated with utilizing the external change agents are that new skills can be brought into the organization and the existing staff members can learn from the new change agents.
Another advantage linked to the external change agents is that problem solving becomes much easier, division of tasks and increased consultation among staff members.
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