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Recruitment and Selection — Recruitment

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NCWWI Recruitment and Selection Reference ListThis comprehensive reference list includes a compilation of papers, reports, peer-reviewed journal articles and other relevant resources addressing Recruitment, Screening …, 2023
Work with Purpose Child Welfare Professional Recruitment ToolkitThe Work with Purpose recruitment campaign – and the information and materials in this toolkit – is intended to support …, , , 2023
How are child protection agencies navigating and addressing workforce challenges?Learn how several jurisdictions are implementing strategies to recruit and retain a strong child welfare workforce., , , , , , , , , , , , , 2023
HHS Could Play a Greater Role in Helping Child Welfare Agencies Recruit and Retain StaffThis report identifies (1) the challenges child welfare agencies face in recruiting and retaining child welfare workers and supervisors, (2) …, , , , , , , , , , , , 2003
9 Proven Strategies to Improve Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at Your WorkplaceThis article lists 9 ways to improve DEIB within your workplace., , , , , , , , , , 2022
Championing the Role of Child Welfare ProfessionalsA brief summary of how some states are working with communities to create an organizational climate that champions social work …, , , , 2020
QIC-WD Workforce InterventionsThis video describes common challenges and the important role workers had in selecting a workforce intervention to test as part …, , , , , , , ,
An Overview of the QIC-WDThe Quality Improvement Center for Workforce Development (QIC-WD) is dedicated to understanding how to improve child welfare workforce outcomes., , , , ,
Virginia Case-Supportive TechnologyThe Virginia Department of Social Services and select local child welfare agencies implemented a case-supportive technology intervention to strengthen their …, , , , , ,
RecruitmentAn overview of recruitment, its value, and how recruitment efforts can be improved., 2020
Realistic Job PreviewsAn overview of realistic job previews, their value, and how they work., , , , , 2020
Situational Judgement TestsAn overview of situational judgement tests, what they measure, and their value., , , 2020
Work Sample TestsAn overview of work sample tests, what they measure, and their value., , , 2020
Job Knowledge TestsAn overview of job knowledge tests and their value., , , 2020
Employment InterviewsAn overview of employment interviews, what they measure, and their value., , 2020
Psychological Contract BreachAn overview of a psychological contract breach, its importance, and how it can be reduced., , , , , , , , 2020
Assessment CentersAn overview of assessment centers which measure knowledge, skills, abilities, and other characteristics by assessing participants’ responses to job-related simulations …, , , 2020
Employee FitAn overview of, compatibility between individuals and organizations, otherwise known as employee fit., ,
Rethinking Child Welfare RecruitmentThis brief discusses the current workforce crisis and provides recommendations on ways child welfare programs can enhance their recruitment efforts., , , , , , , , , , , , , , 2022
Umbrella Summary: RecruitmentA summary of workforce research evidence on recruitment relevant to the child welfare field.2020
New Social Workers: The results of the nationwide survey of 2017 Social Work graduatesThis survey provides a snapshot of social workers in terms of where they come from; which jobs they find; marketplace …2017
Mind the Gap #3: Children’s Corps: A Dynamic Approach to Child Welfare Worker Recruitment, Screening and SelectionThis webinar provides an overview of Children’s Corps’ dynamic recruitment, screening and selection techniques to strengthen the capacity of the …, , 2015
Child Welfare Information Gateway: Recruitment & HiringThis section of the Child Welfare Information Gateway includes resources essential to effective recruitment and hiring programs and practices categorized …, 2019
Child Welfare Social Worker Recruitment and Retention: Influential Factors and Promising Practices – Review of the ResearchThis paper summarizes numerous studies and literature from across the nation on the various factors that impact the readiness and …2009
Child Welfare Staff Recruitment & Retention An Evidence-Based Training Model: Recruitment ToolkitThis toolkit includes fliers, posters, brochures, a Recruitment Community PowerPoint Presentation, and two public service announcements designed to encourage interest …2009
Competency-based Recruitment, Screening & Selection: Strengthening Workforce Capacity, Retention & Organizational ResiliencyThis webinar showcases the creative, evidence-based efforts of Buncombe County, North Carolina’s Department of Social Services to recruit, screen, select …, 2011
Developing Models of Effective Child Welfare Staff Recruitment & Retention Training – SynthesisThis paper summaries project activities, from eight university programs, to develop, field test, revise, implement, evaluate, and disseminate an effective …, 2011
Leadership Academy for Supervisors (LAS) Take The Lead Series: Recruitment StrategiesFinding qualified workers who are likely to stay is a major challenge in child welfare.  This one hour module shares …, 2014
Recruitment of Child Welfare StaffThis paper summarizes best practice approaches to recruitment and provides examples of some innovative approaches. 2008
Resilient Child Welfare Worker InterviewsThis document summarizes the interview responses of workers who were identified as “resilient” by their supervisors and administrators and includes …2006
Staff Retention in Child & Family Services: Recruiting & Selecting the Right Staff (Wrkbk 6)This workbook addresses recruiting and selecting the right staff, providing information on promising practices and tools for recruiting and selecting …2007
Tips for Recruiting a Post-boomer WorkforceThis document provides some tips and best practices for a smarter, more budget friendly approach to recruiting Millennials and filling …2015
Western Workforce ProjectThis website provides resources and products from the Western Workforce Project which was designed to create and test a workforce …2013
Attracting the Best (4 minute microlearning)People feel more competent and are likely to stay when they have realistic expectations about what the job entails and …, 2016
A Children’s Services Corps: Lessons from Teach for America for Building the Child Welfare SystemThis paper provides background information on Teach for America (TFA) successes, challenges, and impact through the years; examines lessons from …2009
CFPM Recruitment and Selection Best Practices (w/Tip Sheets)This guide provides best practices for recruitment and selection of staff who will deliver the Child and Family Practice Model …, 2019
Competency-based Recruitment, Screening & Selection: Strengthening Workforce Capacity, Retention & Organizational Resiliency (1-page Summary)This document summarizes a NCWWI webinar that highlights multiple strategies and interventions to enhance an agency’s capacity to recruit, select, …, , 2014
A State and Local Government Leader’s Guide to Building the Public Workforce of the FutureThis guide has examples of effective strategies that can serve as a roadmap to help state and local government agencies …2017
Recruitment & Retention: NCWWI 1-page SummaryThis document summarizes the article “In Search Of Innovation: A National Qualitative Analysis of Child Welfare Recruitment and Retention Efforts”, …, , , 2012