Hiring Right

How do you find the right person for the job--one that will fit into the culture of the organization and meet or exceed your expectations?  What are the elements that lead to a successful outcome?

With over 40 years combined experience, Stewart Shatz and Richard Smith of NM Workforce Connection say it's part science and part art.  Join Richard and Stewart to learn about writing a job description, advertising for candidates, sorting through applications, interviewing and how to reach a decision.

Richard and Stewart will cover:

  1. The actual components of the hiring process
  2. How a job description is developed
  3. How to sort through resumes and cover letters to choose candidates to interview
  4. The interview process, knowing how to ask questions that will help you determine a cultural match for your organization
  5. How to reach a decision and make a hiring offer  

Learning Objectives
- Be able to write a job description to attract candidates that will be a cultural match
- Know where to advertise the position to find viable candidates
- Know what are appropriate and legal questions to ask during an interview
- Know how to make an informed hire


Executive Directors and Personnel Managers responsible for hiring staff; also for Board Members responsible for hiring an Executive Director.

Stewart Shatz, Business Liaison Representative, NM Workforce Connection and Richard Smith, Business Consultant, NM Workforce Connection. 

Stewart Shatz was the owner/manager of an executive search firm for over 14 years.  He has also wokred as an Executive Director for 2 nonprofits.  Stewart has a Master's Degree in Human Resource Management from Pepperdine University.

Richard Smith was a newspaper personnel manager for 25 years.  He was named 2000 Ohio Disability Employer of the Year.  He was an MCI National Recruiter for Los Alamos and Sandia National Labs.  Richard has Professional Human Resources certification (PHR).

October 24th, 2012 9:00 AM   through   12:00 PM
Center for Nonprofit Excellence, United Way of Central New Mexico
2340 Alamo SE, 2nd Floor
Albuquerque, NM 87106
United States
Phone: 505-247-3671
Registration $ 25.00

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