Canadian Consulting Engineer

ACEC-BC: Recruitment and Retention – How to Find and Keep Your Human Capital

September 26, 2017
Location TBC, downtown Vancouver

The most important asset for a consulting engineering firm is its people. Your capital is your staff. And it’s hard to find great talent, even harder to keep them. In this session, we will discuss how to implement effective recruitment and selection processes and how to manage performance of your employees.

Topics to be covered include:

– Resource planning
– Interviewing and evaluating for both skill and fit
– Common hiring mistakes
– Types of interviews and effective techniques
– Developing technical and behaviour based interview questions
– Using a scorecard and evaluating candidates
– Checking references / background checks
– Types of employment and offers
– International hires
– Onboarding and checking in
– Performance management

Instructor: Arthur Docherty, Human Resources Manager, Read Jones Christoffersen

Who Should Attend?
– Non-HR people
– Engineers / Administrators who are starting to take on HR related tasks

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