Building a Strong Team
As in any field, employees in public health tend to be more productive and satisfied in their work when they are part of a strong, supportive team. How do leaders help to bring about such a team?
This week you learned about several strategies for building teams that meet the needs of the organization and of the team members. These strategies include the use of the Behavioral Event Interview (BEI) when hiring, as well as the STAR method, which can be helpful in many contexts including an interview. As a reminder, “STAR” stands for:
For this Discussion, consider the steps you could take as a leader to build a strong team. What would you do to hire your replacement in your current job (if you work in the public health area) or to fill a public health position you hope to hold in the near future? How might you use the BEI(Behavioral Event Interview)and STAR method to help you in this hiring/interviewing process?
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