Recruitment & Selection Essentials

Provide your staff with a practical framework for recruiting fairly, lawfully and effectively with our elearning course

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The success of any organisation hinges on its people, so recruitment and selection is something you simply can't afford to leave to chance. And fortunately, you don't need to. Our Recruitment & Selection Essentials online training course provides everyone with a practical, straightforward framework for recruiting fairly, lawfully and effectively.

Incorporating detailed how-to guides, case studies to explore the practical application of key ideas, along with an 'ask the expert' quick-reference facility, Recruitment & Selection Essentials gives your staff the full range of knowledge and skills they need to make the right recruitment decisions.

The old adage, 'People are your most important asset' is wrong. People are not your most important asset. The right people are.

Jim CollinsAuthor of Good to Great

Course contents

The Recruitment & Selection Essentials online training course is made up of five bite-sized sections:

  1. Understanding recruitment & selection

    Introduces why it's so important to recruit fairly, lawfully and effectively, and introduces a simple three step process for doing this.

  2. Preparing to recruit

    Looks at how to analyse jobs in order to create accurate job descriptions and person specifications.

  3. Attracting the right applicants

    Runs through how to create an effective job advertisement and attract the right applicants.

  4. Selecting the right person

    Provides practical tips and guidelines for shortlisting, interviewing and rating applicants.

  5. Test your knowledge

    Comprehensive mastery test to verify each user's knowledge and understanding of the contents of the course. On successfully passing the test, users can download a personal course completion certificate.

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Who’s using the course?

  • Anglian Water
  • Bridgwater & Taunton College
  • University of Brighton
  • University of Essex
  • Kingston Maurward College
  • Kirklees Neighbourhood Housing
  • learndirect
  • Phoenix Community Housing
  • Royal College of Nursing
  • Sport England