Hiring Strategy

Help The Welman Project build a team of talented and passionate people to help their organization meet its goals with a comprehensive recruitment strategy.
The Welman Project
Fort Worth, TX, USA
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Fort Worth, TX, USA

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What We Need
  • Recommendations on both styles of recruiting (active vs. passive) and proper channels to pursue candidates
  • Guidelines for hiring process, including order and number of interview rounds, reference checks, and general best practices for an inclusive interview
  • Effective interviewing techniques and clear, consistent standards for evaluating candidates
  • Tips for negotiating details such as compensation package and title
Additional Details

We're hiring our first employees outside of our founding team! We're so excited to expand, but want to make sure that we're doing so in an equitable, inclusive manner. As a young organization, we don't currently have any policies or procedures in place for this, but the good news is we don't have any bad habits formed yet either! Consider us a blank slate ready for your expert guidance.

What We Have In Place
  • We currently have an open mind and a desire to do things the right way, which should make it easy for you to get started. We also have a strong commitment to working with you, and the ability to provide any other information you need.
How This Will Help
This project will save us $5,776 , allowing us to operate our free supply store for teachers for over two months with those funds. In that time, we'll serve hundreds of educators and distribute over $200,000 worth of goods to our local schools!

With the need for our services rapidly increasing, our overworked team needs help so we can serve every teacher who comes our way. We're expanding our programming and looking to hire several new people this year, so it's vital that we start the process with a solid, equitable hiring strategy. This is our chance to get things right so we can achieve long term success and be a great place to work.

Project Plan

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Prep: Information Sharing
  • Volunteer Manager shares current or past job descriptions used, as well as relevant materials such as internal policies and procedures already in place
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Milestone 1: Audit of Existing Policies
  • Professional and Volunteer Manager meet to discuss current hiring processes, including how candidates are found, interviewing principles, hiring steps normally taken, and overall hiring philosophy
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Milestone 2: Analysis & Recommendations
  • Professional identifies key areas of improvement, and recommends ways to improve current processes
  • Volunteer Manager provides feedback to Professional
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Milestone 3: Draft Hiring Strategy
  • Professional drafts strategy, which thoughtfully lays out all areas of the recruiting process
  • Strategy should include guidelines and actionable steps to implement recommendations
  • Volunteer Manager provides any feedback, which Professional incorporates into final draft
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Milestone 4: Draft Job Descriptions & Recommendations for Hiring Channels
  • Professional drafts up a job description template the Organization can use
  • Professional recommends appropriate hiring channels for the Organization based on budget, and assists in any setup necessary to list job descriptions
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The Welman Project
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Our Mission

The Welman Project’s mission is to connect schools and nonprofits with the community in ways that ignite creativity, environmental activism, and social responsibility. We serve as a free resource, distributing surplus materials from local companies for creative reuse in the classroom and beyond. Through The Welman Project, waste is reduced, the burden on teachers is lessened, and creativity and ingenuity thrive in the classroom.

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