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Find’em, Hire’em, Keep’em: Why Culture Counts

Across the nation, police agencies are dealing with declining numbers of applicants and alarming turnover rates. Finding, hiring and retaining desirable personnel is becoming more and more difficult for agencies. Today’s employees are shopping for the best “deal” while also looking for agencies with the right culture and opportunities. This course will provide insight as to why today’s top talent are leaving agencies and provides suggestions as to how to keep them. Using guided discussion, case study and small group engagement our facilitators will guide participants through the process of a 21st century style Recruiting, Hiring and Retention program that is grounded in proven concepts from both the public and private sector. Those attending will discuss:

Why Traditional Recruiting Techniques Are Not Effective
The Most Sought After Personal Traits and Characteristics
Best Practices Recruiting Plans and Recruiting Analysis
Importance of Branding Your Agency
Where and What Recruiting “Locations” Work
Streamlining the Hiring Process to Meet the Applicant’s Expectations
Why Today’s Top Talent Leaves and How To Keep Them

Appropriate Audience: Any agency administrators, those responsible for hiring, recruiting units.

Class Length: 16 hours.