Strategies for Successful Correctional Career Candidates

Discuss the attributes of successful candidates and application process strategy for meeting correctional career challenges.

Design a 1-page flowchart, using either Microsoft® Visio® or Microsoft® Excel® software that clearly and logically identifies each of the sequential steps you will take to prepare and apply for Correctional Parole Officer.

Write a 350- to 700-word paper detailing sources you would use if applying for a position detailed in any of the criminal justice field job announcements you chose. Include steps you would take in preparation for each phase of the typical employment process based on the design of your flowchart. Include the following in your paper:

• Detail the three most important attributes of a successful candidate to a mock interviewer.
• Explain the process strategy for meeting the correctional career challenges based on the job announcements you chose.
• Prepare at least three questions you would ask a mock hypothetical interviewer based on the job announcements you chose.