You have been asked to read George Saunders’ “CivilWarLand in Bad Decline.” Write an essay in response to the question below. Keep in mind that your essay should propose a….
If you hired an applicant with a criminal past, do you feel the employee would be more dedicated and loyal to the company? Yes or No and Why?
Introduction to Human Resources
Opinion Paper – Guidelines and Questions
- Cover page – name, course & section, date and title
- Table of contents
- Executive summary
- Question answers (approximately 1 page per answer – single-spaced)
Notes: Please no report covers, or plastic sheet covers
Write the executive summary last
Use 10pt – 12pt type
Support all your thoughts and conclusions!
No APA format or intext citations required.
- As discussed in class this semester, employment laws are relaxing, and more employers are open to hiring people with a criminal past. Do you believe this is a good strategy? Yes or No and Why?
- What criteria do you feel would be appropriate to for the candidate with a criminal past to meet? What criteria would automatically disqualify a candidate from being hired? Explain why you selected the criteria you selected.
- Do you feel hiring an applicant with a criminal past is a risk to an organization? Yes or No and Why? What are a couple of the possible risks?
- If you hired an applicant with a criminal past, do you feel the employee would be more dedicated and loyal to the company? Yes or No and Why?