SRJC Course Outlines

9/19/2019 12:15:28 PMHR 63 Course Outline as of Fall 2015

Changed Course
CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  HR 63Title:  HR HIRING PROCESS  
Full Title:  Human Resource Hiring Process
Last Reviewed:5/11/2015

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum1.00Lecture Scheduled1.0017.5 max.Lecture Scheduled17.50
Minimum1.00Lab Scheduled02 min.Lab Scheduled0
 Contact DHR0 Contact DHR0
 Contact Total1.00 Contact Total17.50
 
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  35.00Total Student Learning Hours: 52.50 

Title 5 Category:  AA Degree Applicable
Grading:  Grade or P/NP
Repeatability:  00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
Also Listed As: 
Formerly:  HR 65.1

Catalog Description:
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This course covers the fundamental role of Human Resources in the hiring process in California.  Content covers techniques for attracting and identifying qualified applicants and interviewing and selecting the best candidate to meet the organizational needs.  Emphasis is on legal compliance and best practices in the hiring process.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:


Recommended Preparation:
Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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This course covers the fundamental role of Human Resources in the hiring process in California.  Content covers techniques for attracting and identifying qualified applicants and interviewing and selecting the best candidate to meet the organizational needs.  Emphasis is on legal compliance and best practices in the hiring process.
(Grade or P/NP)

Prerequisites:
Recommended:Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100
Limits on Enrollment:
Transfer Credit:CSU;
Repeatability:00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP

ARTICULATION, MAJOR, and CERTIFICATION INFORMATION

Associate Degree:Effective:Inactive:
 Area:
 
CSU GE:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
IGETC:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
CSU Transfer:TransferableEffective:Spring 1991Inactive:
 
UC Transfer:Effective:Inactive:
 
C-ID:

Certificate/Major Applicable: Both Certificate and Major Applicable



COURSE CONTENT

Student Learning Outcomes:
Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:
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1.  Demonstrate an understanding of the Human Resources professional's responsibilities in the hiring and placement process.
2.  Source, recruit, evaluate, and select qualified candidates who will contribute to the employer's business objectives.
 

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Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:
 
1. Identify and develop recruitment techniques that match the needs of the organization.
2. Identify and analyze how to avoid the most common legal violations in recruiting, interviewing, and hiring.
3. Develop behavior-based interview questions that will elicit the information from the candidate necessary to determine qualifications and suitability for the job.
4. Develop and conduct an effective employment interview.
5. Describe the HR professional's continuing responsibilities after the new employee is hired.

Topics and Scope
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I. Key legislation Impacting Hiring      
    a. Employee Rights Privacy and Consumer Protection
    b. EEO(Equal Employment Opportunity)/Affirmative Action
    c. Discrimination and harassment
 
II. Determining Organizational Staffing Needs
    a. Staffing strategy
    b. Staffing time timetable
 
III. Determining Required and Desired Applicant Competencies
    a. Job analysis
         1. Job description
         2. Job specifications
    b. Sourcing Qualified Candidates
 
IV. Recruitment
    a. Objectives and selection criteria     
     b. Methods and sources
    c. Employment branding
    d. Recruitment effectiveness
    e. International
 
V. Selection
    a. Analyzing applications and resumes
    b. Types of Interviews
    c. Behavioral Interviewing
    d. Testing and background checks
    e. Offers
 
VI. Orientation and Training
    a. HR's Role
    b. Documentation
    c. Company Socialization (On Boarding)

Assignments:
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1. Develop and present at least ten behavior based interview questions.
2. Create a 500 word (target) job advertisements that features all the elements of an effective ad including:  Job function, job requirements and employee branding.
3. Conduct an interview in a group setting.
4. Participate in small group discussions on assigned topics and present conclusions to class.
5. Prepare for and successfully pass 2-4 class quizzes.
6. Assigned course reading.

Methods of Evaluation/Basis of Grade.
Writing: Assessment tools that demonstrate writing skill and/or require students to select, organize and explain ideas in writing.Writing
15 - 20%
Job Advertisement/Branding
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
20 - 25%
Behavioral Interviewing Questions
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
30 - 35%
Class discussion and Interview in group setting
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
15 - 20%
Two to four multiple choice quizzes
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
10 - 10%
Class attendance and participation in discussions of legal issues in hiring, recruitment, selection and branding


Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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Hiring Success:  The Art and Science of Staffing Assessment and Employee Selection (Pfeiffer Essential Resources for Training and HR Professionals), Stephen Hunt, Pfieffer, 2007. (classic)
 
Instructor prepared materials.

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