The following questions can be used as a guide to help you engage and have deeper conversations with your colleagues during the campuswide open forums.
Focus on recruitment and retention:
- How does the TCU workforce demonstrate engagement?
- Are we adequately addressing the generational considerations of our workforce? Our workforce includes six generations: ages 18 – 80.
- Is the university prepared to address the recruitment of new faculty and staff ensuring our practices are inclusive?
- Are we doing all that we can to address the well-being of our employees?
- Can employees define the TCU brand or culture? What makes TCU a Great Place to Work For?
- Do we do enough to orient our employees into the TCU culture?
Focus on career services:
- What are current placement rates? How do they compare to national rates, peer institutions? Where do we want to be?
- Are students prepared to enter the workforce with insight on diversity and global perspectives?
- Are students prepared for the workforce?
- What do recruiters think of TCU students?
Leverage opportunities for TCU students and graduates:
- How can we leverage opportunities for TCU students and graduates?
- What industries are targeting TCU for recruitment?
- We are entering into a period where more than 18% of our workforce meets retirement eligibility (Rule of 75). For faculty, the percentage is even higher, 21%.
- Is the university preparing the next generation of employees to transition into leadership or higher level positions? If so, how?
- Are we strategically assessing our critical functions when the department experiences a vacancy? Do we even know what that means?
- How can TCU engage our retirees in even more meaningful ways?
How does this goal interface with the other goals?