Screening Internal Candidates

Overview
As a member of CapraTek’s HR team, you are to use the Candidate Selection simulation and write a memorandum to the HR manager with the internal candidates you have selected for interviewing and your rationale.
By successfully completing this assignment, you will demonstrate your proficiency in the following course competencies and assessment criteria:

Assess approaches for recruiting, selecting, and retaining talent.

Assess which candidates meet the job requirements.
Articulate why the selected candidates should be interviewed for CapraTek’s position.
Examine assessment methods and the sequence of use for screening candidates.

Explore technology tools that support recruiting and staffing management.

Explain how technology impacts the selected assessment methods.

Analyze the impact of legal and regulatory issues on staffing management.

Articulate possible legal issues tied to screening candidates.

Communicate in a manner that is scholarly and professional.

Note: The requirements listed here generally describe proficient performance for each of the required criteria. To earn full points for each criterion, be sure to review the assignment scoring guide for details on what constitutes distinguished performance.
Assignment Description
Using the Candidate Selection simulation located under Resources below, review the backgrounds and experience of CapraTek’s internal candidates. Hint: Familarize yourself with the job description and requirements before reviewing the resumes submitted for this position. Write a memo to CapraTek’s HR manager.
In your memorandum:

Assess which candidates meet the job requirements.
Articulate why the selected candidates should be interviewed for CapraTek’s position. From the candidate pool, identify the top three.
Examine assessment methods and the sequence of use for screening candidates. Keep in mind the budget as you select different methods. 
Explain how technology impacts the selected assessment methods. Methods may include compensatory, hurdles, weighted, and others from this unit’s readings.
Articulate possible legal issues tied to screening candidates.
Communicate in a scholarly and professional manner. 

Submission Requirements
Your memorandum should meet the following requirements:

Written communication: Written communication is thoughtful and free of errors that detract from the overall message.
APA formatting: Resources and citations are formatted according to current APA style and formatting.
Length of assignment: 56 typed, double-spaced pages.
Font and font size: Times New Roman, 12 point.
Communication: Understand the audience and communicate professionally.