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Candidate Recruitment Series l: Getting Started

Workshop # ICRSI

The search process actually begins long before the position is open. There are critical elements that must be addressed before you can begin your search. In this session participants will learn about important elements of recruitment that can impact the success of the process.
Group Format Length Who Should Attend
Instructor 2 hours New Supervisors,Supervisors

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Candidate Recruitment Series ll: Understanding the Rules of the Search Process

Workshop # ICRS2

It is imperative that hiring managers as well as search committee chairs and members understand the legal ramifications of their actions during the search process. Understanding relevant laws and university policies help to ensure that all members involved are representing Kent State as a leading institution of learning.
Group Format Length Who Should Attend
Instructor 2 hours New Supervisors,Supervisors

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Candidate Recruitment Series lll: Finding the Best Candidate

Workshop # ICRS3

The marketplace for talent has never been more competitive. As a hiring manager it is no longer enough to post a position in the chronicle of higher education or Monster.com and expect the best talent pool. A new set of behaviors and techniques are required to locate and appeal to high performing job seekers.
Group Format Length Who Should Attend
Instructor 2 hours New Supervisors,Supervisors

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Candidate Recruitment Series lV: Closing the Deal; Assessing Candidates and Making the Offer

Workshop # ICRS4

It can be difficult differentiating between several strong candidates, so having standards in place will help you assess them fairly. You will also learn how to make a job offer that gets accepted. The work doesn't end there though. In this workshop we will also look at key success factors beyond recruitment.
Group Format Length Who Should Attend
Instructor 2 hours New Supervisors,Supervisors

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Communicating Across Four Generations

Workshop # IDIV2

Find out how to manage communication across generations, by first learning about the four generations in the workforce. Knowledge about each generation will give you a general understanding about each group's frame of reference and help you interact more effectively.
Group Format Length Who Should Attend
Instructor 2.5 hours All Kent State Faculty and Staff

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Diversity Includes Everyone

Workshop # IDIV1

This training course will provide participants an opportunity to explore fundamental diversity concepts and develop an understanding of why differences should be valued. The concepts will explore uniqueness and commonalities locally and on a global level.
Group Format Length Who Should Attend
Instructor 2.5 hours All Kent State Faculty and Staff

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Employment Law and Harassment Prevention for Supervisors

Workshop # IELHP

A four-hour workshop that examines what supervisors must know regarding: Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (illegal discrimination), Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA) of 1967, Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990, Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) and Harassment Prevention.
Group Format Length Who Should Attend
Instructor 4 hours Managers,New Supervisors,Supervisors

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Prevent Harassment & Discrimination

Workshop # OPHC

Customized to the Kent State environment, this course provides employees with the information they need to prevent and report sexual harassment and other forms of workplace harassment. Interactive scenarios display the "gray area" situations involving all types of unlawful harassment, including race, national origin and religion.
Group Format Length Who Should Attend
Online 1 hour All Faculty & Staff

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Understanding the New Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)

Workshop # IDIV3

This workshop material is based on the 2008 Americans with Disabilities Act as amended. It will give participants an opportunity to understand the laws under the new ADA or ADA Amendments Act (ADAAA). Participants will gain an understanding of who is a qualified individual; what is a qualifying disability; information about the complaint process and the reasonable accommodation request process.
Group Format Length Who Should Attend
Instructor 2.5 hours Affirmative Action Coordinators,Supervisors

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