Use talent acquisition to find the right person for the right position at the right time.
A program’s deliberately and carefully planned human resources (HR) strategy creates value for employees and for the children, families, and communities it serves.
Resources here can support Head Start programs as they audit their existing HR system, develop or improve their HR policies and procedures, and follow a plan to achieve their HR objectives.
Review best practices and the latest research on how to engage and retain employees.
Explore how a values-based recruitment strategy can place organizational fit at the forefront of your hiring process.
Plan meaningful interactions, which fosters a sense of belonging and builds strong relationships between employees and the organization as a crucial part of the employee journey.
Consider how a strategic onboarding process can help new hires cultivate relationships with their supervisors, coworkers, and others.
Watch this webinar for information and training about whistleblower protections, who is protected, how retaliation investigations are conducted, and the role of agency contract and grant managers in the process.
Discover how motivation-based interviewing techniques can secure skilled employees who will engage in your agency’s success and stay at your program for years.
These animated videos describe HR best practices and related resources to support programs address personnel needs.
Use this sorting activity to analyze your programs turnover and retention metrics.
Watch these testimonials from programs across the country to discover strategies to better meet the needs of the Head Start workforce.