Matt Dolan Attorney & Director, Dolan Consulting Group, NC
The process of recruiting, vetting and hiring qualified applicants represents one of the greatest challenges confronting law enforcement. Agencies are looking to new recruiting strategies well beyond putting out the “help wanted” sign. This is particularly true as agencies recruit men and women of the millennial generation. This course will introduce attendees to a variety of innovative recruiting strategies being implemented throughout the country to meet the challenges of recruiting, particularly recruiting with an emphasis on diversifying the ranks. Attendees will also learn about ways to navigate the hiring process while minimizing legal liability risks along the way—from recruiting to hiring interviews to background investigations to the probationary process.
Who is your designated recruiter?
“Confirmation Bias” and “Growth Mindset” in the recruiting process
When is the last time that the agency examined its screening protocol?
Strategic planning in recruiting
Diversifying and expanding the applicant pool
Identifying barriers to effective recruiting, hiring and background investigations
Exploring innovative recruiting strategies being implemented by law enforcement agencies across the country
Understanding the long-term consequences of failing to invest in the hiring process
Who is our background investigator and do we have a plan?
Creating agency policies to minimize liability in the hiring process