Effective Recruitment and Selection (2-day course)

1 Day
Leeds 18th Jun 2024
4th Jul 2024

Course Overview

This course gives you all the knowledge, confidence and skills to effectively recruit and select the best candidates for your vacancy. It gives you up-to-date legislation affecting the recruitment process and gives you an understanding of how employment law, equality and diversity apply to each part of finding the right candidate. In 2 days you gain a logical understanding of the step by step process from pre-recruitment right up to induction methods and retainment of staff.

  • An understanding of legislation that affects the recruitment process
  • How to write a job description and job specification
  • What to write in a job advert and which ones gain the most success
  • Do’s and don’t in terms of advertising jobs
  • Develop excellent interview methods and understand the value of criteria-based interviewing.
  • Gain confidence in communication skills to make all your candidates feel at ease and give the best of themselves.
  • Understand the importance of good documentation.
  • Practice interview skills within a supportive environment.
  • After hiring, understanding the induction process and what needs to be covered.
  • How to retain staff with the help of a great induction process and development plan.

Timetable

DAY 1
09:30 - 10:00    Coffee & Course objectives.
                    The Recruitment Process step by step.
10:00 - 11.00    How employment legislation impacts on every part of the recruitment process and the impacts of getting it wrong.
11:00 - 12.30    Job descriptions and job specifications. Deciding on criteria.
12.30 - 13.30    Lunch break
13.30 - 14.30    Job adverts. Defining the right candidate for the job and ensuring  no discriminatory language is use. Do’s and don’ts.    
14.30 - 15.30    Short-listing candidates, scoring applicants and avoiding bias.
15.30 - 16.30    The importance of interview preparation. Choose the right questions and delivery.
DAY 2
0930 - 10.00    Summary of Day 1 learning
10.00 - 11.00    How to be a great communicator during the interview. Listening  and questioning skills.
11.00 - 12.30    Let’s practice through relevant role play
12.30 - 13.30    Lunch break
13.30 - 14.30    You’ve hired the best, now let’s keep them. Induction process
14.30 - 15.30    Writing a developmental induction.
15.30 - 16.30     Retention of staff. Effective methods. What will you do differently?

Testimonials

Attended virtual course:

Ursula was fantastic from start to finish. Professional, knowledgeable and very personable.

The content of the course was clear, structured and delivered to us in the most engaging way.

I would very much welcome another opportunity to work with Ursula again in the future.

Chantelle Bryan, Nationwide Produce PLC

Attended virtual course.

Ursula provided excellent and engaging training that really pushed me to question myself and gain a deeper understanding of my role in recruitment and selection drawing on personal experiences both good and bad. The training was tailored to my specific needs and used relevant examples and terminology.

Joseph Jeffrey, Northern Lighthouse Board

Attended virtual course:

The course was excellently delivered, and Ursula kept us engaged throughout. It was a well-presented course which I’d recommend to everyone.

Paul Scyner, Northern Lighthouse Board

Attended virtual course.

Brilliant course. Ursula was great!

Charlotte Vickers, Wenham Mortgages Ltd

Benefits

Who will benefit from this course?

    All managers and staff who are involved in the vital role of recruitment and selection.

  • Enhanced understanding of employment legislation that affects recruitment
  • Increased awareness of what should and should not be included in a job description and job advert
  • An ability to ask fair questions based on solid criteria that shows the candidate can do the job required
  • Confidence in conducting a supportive interview that identifies the skills required to do the job.
  • Enhanced skills to write an effective and supportive induction programme.
  • Great understanding of each part of the recruitment process and the ability to perform it confidently and successfully.
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