September 29, 2012
Carl Robins took on too much too soon when he hired 15 new recruits, when he himself had only been on the job for six months. After reading the situation at hand I have found there to be many issues with the way Abc’s new campus recruiter Carl handled the orientation he planned.
Carl Robins hired fifteen new recruits in April, he scheduled their orientation for June 15th . On May 15th, Carl was contacted by operations supervisor, Monica Carrolls, to insure that all was in order for orientation day. Mr. Robins assured Monica that all was in order. After Memorial Day Carl became shocked when realizing that everything he had assured Monica was already in order was far from being the case. Carl realized that many of the new recruits did not have completed applications or transcripts on file, none of the fifteen recruits had been drug tested, and he only had three orientation manuals which were missing several pages. On top of these issues the room Carl had originally planned for orientation was already reserved by another employee for the entire month of June.
Many issues seem to arise from this case. The first being procrastination. Carl new what needed done two months ahead of time when the orientation was and was even contacted about it a month before; however, he put it off until after Memorial day. As the one who organized such a big accomplishment after only being there for six months you would think failure would not be an option in Mr. Robins mind. This leads me to the next issue, lack of experience and time management. Taking on the task of getting fifteen new recruits ready for orientation is not impossible, but a big task for such a new hire himself. Carl needed help and when he had the chance he did not take it. Mr. Robins assured Mrs. Carrolls that everything was in order though it was not. Applications should have...