Benchmarks and Goals
Michele needs to implement a system of measuring staffing activities against goals and benchmarks for a new idea of opening a small confectionery store. She expects you to use your skills, combined with or built upon your knowledge, application, and/or analysis skills, to help set benchmarks and measuring metrics. She needs benchmarks and a measurement system for the following:
A goal of sales for $50,000 in 1 year and an increase of 20% in 3 years
A template with staffing needs to include skills, competencies, and qualifications for each position of candy maker and cashier to be open 6 days a week from the hours of 8:00am to 3:00pm
Benchmarks for the hiring process of candy makers and cashiers
For this project assignment on Lollipop Company, Inc., complete a minimum of a 3-page business professional report selecting and organizing expert information that is useful for the company as well as a presentation that addresses the following concepts:
What is the staffing problem Michele has encountered? Discuss solutions for the staffing activities problem Michele has. What is her best option? Give specific details and examples.
Discuss how to achieve benchmarks when aligned to goals. How would a company stay on track of goals and strategy? Give specific details and examples.
Search for a minimum of 3 articles covering diversity and culture and teamwork. Conduct academic research using the library’s databases, like Business Source Complete via EBSCO and Business via ProQuest.
Remember to integrate citations accurately and appropriately for all resource types; use attribution (credit) as a method to avoid plagiarism. Use NoodleBib to document your sources and to complete your APA formatted reference page and in-text citations.
To complete this assignment, develop a PowerPoint and video presentation that contains the following:
Create a PowerPoint with voice capture as a presentation to Michele. Incorporate charts and pictures appropriate to your audience.
A minimum of 10 slides.
A cover slide (not included in the minimum 10 slides).
A slide containing references (not included in the minimum of 10 slides) from credible sources that you used in your research for this presentation, formatted using APA formatting.
Include a minimum of 150 words to the notes section of each slide that explains your rationale and provide further details for the information included in your slides.
Include pictures and at least 1 SMART Art graphic.
Use a free video recording program such as screencast-o-matic to record a video of your presentation. Make sure that both your voice and the PowerPoint slides are captured on the video. Your presentation should be 10 minutes or less.
Include a link to the location of your live video on the last slide of your PowerPoint presentation.
Make sure to use audience specific language and tone in your PowerPoint.