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.