Recruiting the Best - Cutting Edge Communication Comedy Series
Marcus unorthodox approach to running Cutting Edge includes his method of selecting recruits. Carol is appalled that he spins a globe to achieve diversity; Dion points out that drawing names from a hat is no guarantee of fairness. Marcus believes both are non-discriminatory ways to attract and retain diverse clients, and that knowing how to put up an ironing board will sift out the best people for a position. Tammy points out the importance of a structured approach to interviewing, while Serena and Carol note networking and keeping shortlists of talented candidates as effective tools for winning good recruits. After much thought, Marcus applies a brand new measuring stick in the interests of achieving fairness, diversity and great talent. He promotes his Gen Y nephew Dion.
Key Learning Points
Take steps to find the best recruits... it will be rewarding for you and them.
RECRUIT THE BEST
- Don’t be biased
INSTEAD: Select staff impartially
- Don’t be hasty
INSTEAD: Choose the best person for the job
- Don’t use leading questions
INSTEAD: Use behavioral interviewing
- Don’t be limited in your selection
INSTEAD: Seek diversity
Comedy makes learning fun
This course is part of the Cutting Edge Communication Comedy Series, created by Psychologist Eve Ash and comedienne Erin Brown, starring Emmy-award winning Kim Estes. A powerful training series covering topics every workplace needs to address. Short, sharp and funny with simple messages and skills for everyone.
Cutting Edge Communication follows several characters through a landscape of social faux pas, insult and embarrassment. This series will amaze and enter-train, covering important lessons in human interaction, motivation, leadership, service, unprofessional behavior, apologizing, negotiating, stress, difficult people among many other workplace hot button issues.
Everyone will laugh and learn with these short episodes that highlight dos and don'ts. This Australian produced series was filmed on location in Los Angeles.