A summary of workforce research evidence on recruitment relevant to the child welfare field.
Document Category: Recruitment
This survey provides a snapshot of social workers in terms of where they come from; which jobs they find; marketplace demand; satisfaction; and future career, education, and licensing/certification plans. By collecting this information, the survey aims to see how social work graduates at all degree levels plan to influence the workforce, including non-traditional social work …
This comprehensive reference list includes a compilation of papers, reports, peer-reviewed journal articles and other relevant resources addressing Recruitment, Screening and Selection.
This paper summarizes best practice approaches to recruitment and provides examples of some innovative approaches.
This document summarizes the interview responses of workers who were identified as “resilient” by their supervisors and administrators and includes lessons learned about factors related to worker and supervisor resiliency that could be translated into training curriculum and recruitment and retention strategies.
This workbook addresses recruiting and selecting the right staff, providing information on promising practices and tools for recruiting and selecting front line staff, profiles of desirable qualities needed in front-line supervisors and staff, and methods for developing effective collaborations with universities.
This document provides some tips and best practices for a smarter, more budget friendly approach to recruiting Millennials and filling the void left by retiring Boomers.
This website provides resources and products from the Western Workforce Project which was designed to create and test a workforce assessment and intervention model focused on organizational health.
People feel more competent and are likely to stay when they have realistic expectations about what the job entails and when there is a good match between the requirements of the job and their own capabilities. This five minute module provides information on effective recruitment strategies that begin with a consistent message both realistic about …
This paper provides background information on Teach for America (TFA) successes, challenges, and impact through the years; examines lessons from TFA in relation to child welfare; and presents options for future consideration. The paper is intended to challenge traditional thinking and serve as a foundation and starting point for reframing approaches to both child welfare …