Hire Right the First Time by Selecting the Best of the Bunch [2023]
Date: Thursday, March 9, 2017
Time: 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: Greater Columbus Convention Center
Room: Union Station Ballroom B

   William Evans, II, President, Poly-Tech Associates, Inc.

Track: Emergency Preparedness and Response
Secondary Track: Human Resources
Session Type: Educational Session
Skill Level: Advanced


Administrators at all levels benefit from screening procedures and techniques that narrow the candidate pool by implementing cost-effective successive hurdles. Avoid costly bad hires that negatively impact the workforce, agency morale and the community. The presenter introduces attendees to hiring and promotional methodologies, including lie detection and assessment inventories. These methodologies create a strong, ethical, credible and productive workforce while reducing turnover!

Learning Objectives:
Explain current trends in candidate selection methods for public service positions
Identify best practices and options for screening to meet budgetary constraints
Discuss various screening options while understanding pros and cons of each
Describe the legal pitfalls associated with various screening techniques

CEU Hours:  
  IACET: 0.1
  HRCI: 1
  CLE: 1
  EMS: 1.2
  BWC Discount Programs: 1

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