l The delayed entry program (DEP) status board
and any DEP picture or award boards should be
placed prominently so DEP members and applicants
alike can easily see them.
How important can office layout really be? Lets
take a look at NRS Suburbia, a recruiting station with
a RINC and three other recruiters. Figure 4-3 shows
how the previous RINC had set up the office. Figure
4-4 shows how the current RINC changed the
arrangement. First, notice the obvious improvements.
The RINC is now co-located with the recruiters to
easily observe the office routine. The RINC made
sure there was easy eye contact between himself and
all recruiters. The DEP status board was moved to
just inside the main door where it is highly visible to
DEP personnel and prospects. The test table, movies,
and office equipment were moved to the separate
Figure 4-3.Ineffective use of office space.
Figure 4-4.Effective use of office space.