Recruitment and Selection

RecruitmentandSelectionWideRecruitment is the process of identifying that the organisation needs to employ someone up to the point at which application forms for the post have arrived at the organisation. Selection then consists of the processes involved in choosing from applicants a suitable candidate to fill a post.

The course covers the following subjects:

  • Understand the difference between recruitment and selection
  • Identify that a vacancy exists and challenging the need to fill the vacancy
  • Develop position description and person specification
  • Designing interview report forms and their importance
  • Who should interview and follow-up interview
  • The role of the HR department in the recruitment and selection process
  • The pros and cons of using agencies
  • The legal aspects of recruitment and selection
  • The use of personality and psychometric test in the selection process
  • Contracts of employment, offer letters and taking up references
  • Putting right person on right job and the effects of getting it wrong
  • Internal applicants
  • Large-scale recruitment campaigns and start-ups

Who is the course aimed at? 

Manager and supervisors who may be involved in the recruitment process, developing HR department members.

How is it delivered?

The course is interactive and delivered using practical individual and group exercises and case study analysis.

Delegates are encouraged to discuss their own experiences.

What are the benefits?

Find the right person for the right job. Ensure less work for the HR department, managers and supervisors.

Support team dynamics with effective internal recruitment and ensuring adequate skills are in place.

Course duration

Delegates should be prepared to attend the course for approximately eight hours, including breaks; this can be run as a stand-alone course or as part of an on-going development program.

For more information or to book a course contact Kevin on

0800 061 4022 or message