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    Recruitment and Selection

    Discover how to enhance your recruitment, selection and induction processes so that you stand a better chance of getting the right people in the right roles.

    Covering a range of legal and practical aspects, this course takes you through every recruitment stage, from successfully advertising positions to informing applicants of the outcome. This is your opportunity to transform a standard human resources process into a way of improving your organisation's performance by raising the quality of the people you're asking to deliver it.

    Course information

    The one-day course covers key recruitment topics:

    • Organisational recruitment policies and procedures
    • Legal aspects of recruitment and selection
    • Relevant methods of advertising vacancies, internally and externally
    • Dealing with internal and external applications
    • Use of job descriptions and person specifications to shortlist applicants
    • Selection techniques including interviewing, testing, assessment centres and references
    • Alternative methods of advising applicants of outcomes
    • Maintaining comprehensive records to support and justify decisions.

    Learning outcomes

    By the end of the session, you'll be able to:

    • Understand and comply with organisational recruitment policies and procedures
    • Understand and comply with the legal aspects of recruitment
    • Use optimum methods to attract suitable applicants, both internal and external, for a post within your area of responsibility
    • Prepare a shortlist from applications received for a post within your area of responsibility
    • Select the most appropriate individual, following the chosen selection process
    • Inform all applicants of outcomes
    • Maintain appropriate records of all stages

    Progression routes

    This course is part of the Institute for Work-Based Learning (IWBL) Management Series and other workshops include:

    Completion of four of the workshops in this series and a Work-Based Learning Report leads to a Middlesex University Certificate in Personal and Professional Development NQF Level 4.

    For further information, please email our Business Development team or call 020 8411 5050.

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