Online Application And Screener: A Roadmap to Upgrading Recruiting, Hiring and Screening with Technology Dr. Daniel Clemens, North Kansas City Schools Robert Maggio, North Kansas City Schools Jake Ashley, Netchemia Sara Kinder, Wonderlic
Agenda: • Application • Screener
Why is talent management important? “Talent is the leadingindicator of whether a business is up or down, a success or a failure” Bill Conaty – Former Senior VP of HR for GE “About 80 percent of education spending is devoted to personnel, yet the capacity of schools and districts to recruit, develop, and retain top talent is stunningly low compared with other knowledge sectors.” Rachel E. Curtis - Teaching Talent
Did you inherit your current system? Is your vendor growing? Technology firms that are not growing rapidly each year will inevitably lag behind the innovation curve can leave a district with a stale ATS system
Here is where technology is… Cloud-software platform delivers simple, quick and affordable solutions with no software to install or hardware to buy
Features a modern applicant tracking system should have: • Interview scheduling tools • Job fair and career day tools • Automated reference checks • Automated background checks • Synching with calendars • Access to data when you need it • Candidate self-service features • Job alerts for candidates • Regular upgrades!
What options are out there that fit the qualifications that you have identified? • Compare and contrast vendors and costs associated with features and integrations • Are the systems developed for K-12, or adapted from business hiring solutions? • How do the solutions enable you to achieve the goals that you established in Step 2? • REMEMBER: The purpose is to improve student achievement!
Take advantage of technology! • Do a product demo • It’s fast and easy! • As technology evolves, costs go down • Look at speed for administrators AND applicants • Integrations are your friend • Flexibility from the vendor
Learn about the company you will be working with, not just the product • What is their vision? Mission? Goals? • Check references • Support beyond the sale? • What aren’t you hearing? • What do they expect of you?
Who cares? • Who needs to be on board? • Principals? • HR team? • IT? • Superintendent? • School Board? • You must know how this change will affect each area! • Key Messaging • The goal is improving student outcome – • Show how this does just that! • List areas that need improvement, and how changing vendors will help • Include important facts: • Current contract situation • Implementation timeline
Select and Retain the Best Employees Wonderlic’s Seamless Hiring Solution for All Applicant Tracking Systems Presented by Sara Kinder
Why Wonderlic Administer Interpret Integrate
The Big Picture • Accurate • Time saving • Legally defensible • Holistic view of candidates • Improve productivity and retention
Hiring Solution for Classified and Certified Positions • Measure job-related traits: • aptitude • skills • productivity • reliability • integrity • personality • Mac and PC browser compatible • Over 700 positions available
Popular K-12 Positions Certified • Principal • Vice Principal • Kindergarten Teacher • Elementary School Teacher • Middle School Teacher • High School Teacher • Special Education Teacher • Instructional Coordinator • Speech Pathologist • School Counselor Classified • Paraprofessional • Administrative Assistant • Substitute • Cafeteria Worker • Librarian • Library Aide • School Nurse • Nurse Aide • Computer Support • Bus Driver • Custodian
Wonderlic Pre-Employment Questionnaire • Online prescreening questions collects contact and qualification information before they enter the applicant pool • Polite “early exit” for unqualified candidates
Wonderlic Cognitive Ability Pretest • 8 minute, 30 question test (unproctored) • Administered remotely via the Internet • Measures general aptitude prior to onsite testing • Given for all positions
Wonderlic Behavioral Risk Profile • 90 question, untimed test (approximately 15-20 minutes) • Administered remotely or onsite • Identifies individuals who are likely to engage in counter-productive workplace behavior - high-risk employees. • Given to most classified positions such as administrative assistant, cafeteria worker and school bus driver.
Wonderlic Five Factor Personality Profile • 150 questions, untimed • Usually given off-site • Usually takes 20-25 minutes to complete • Based on the “Big 5” Personality Model • Measures Extraversion, Agreeableness, Openness, Conscientiousness, Stability, • Score ranges are determined by position • Given primarily to teachers
Wonderlic Seven Factor Personality Profile • 88 True/False questions, untimed • Usually given off-site • Usually takes 20-25 minutes to complete • Measures Emotional Intensity, Intuition, Recognition Motivation, Sensitivity, Assertiveness, Trust, Exaggeration • Given primarily to administrators
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