Hiring is one of the most critical aspects of being a leader. In order to have an effective hiring process, there is some important preparation that needs to be done. You and other stakeholders need to create a job description, agree upon a set of key competencies for the position, and develop a set of questions that enable you to interview candidates for those competencies.


For this exercise, select a position you are currently hiring for, or select a position that may have to be filled in your department or organization(Three Rivers Behavioral Health providing treatment to teenagers) in the future.

Follow the steps below to create a Hiring Sheet for this position:

• Step 1: Develop a Job Description.

o If there is a current job description, you can use that for this part of the exercise.

Submit it with your assignment for review.

• Step 2: Identify Key Competencies.

o Select 5 key competencies for the position from the List of Professional

Competencies below. You may create one competency of your own, if needed.

• Step 3: Rank the Competencies.

o Rank the competencies you selected in order, from the most important (1) to the

least important (5), and explain your rationale.

• Step 4: Create Interview Questions.

o Develop 2 questions per competency selected for use when interviewing

candidates. Your final list of questions for the position will contain 10 questions.

Formatting Requirements

Your assignment should follow these formatting requirements:

• Typed, double-spaced, using Times New Roman font (size 12) with one-inch margins on

all sides.

• Your submission includes one Job Description and one Hiring Sheet.

• Your Hiring Sheet includes:

o Five Key Competencies ranked from most important (1) to least important (5)

o Your Rationale for the ranking and order of importance of the competencies

o Two Interview Questions to assess each competency, for a total of 10 questions

• Include a Cover Page with the title of the assignment, the student’s name, the

professor’s name, course title, and date.

• Be sure to include citations in your work

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