Your boss sent you the following email this morning:

HRA 549 Recruitment, Selection Placeme

Module 6 Discussion

Your boss sent you the following email this morning:

“Headquarters just told us we need to cut our HR department costs and our time to hire. I need you to look at our selection procedures and recommend what tools we can eliminate from our process to save time and money.”

It is up to you to determine which TWO of the following selection procedures to eliminate. (Note: when responding, assume none of these procedures are required by law):

Resume Check


Biographical Information Blank

Reference Check

Job Knowledge Test

Integrity Test

Panel Interview

Drug Test

Which procedures would you recommend eliminating? Defend your recommendations: Why did you suggest these specific procedures? Where and how could you compensate for the eliminated procedures?

Post an initial response no later than Thursday 11:59 PM EST/EDT.

Specifically focus your responses to your peers’ initial postings using the following prompts:

Why do you think your peers should not have eliminated specific procedures?

What issues did your peers miss when they recommended specific procedures?

What additional support can you add to your peers’ recommendations?