Recruitment and selection

What is it?

This workshop covers the first stage of the recruitment process from identifying a vacancy up to the shortlisting stage.  Through a series of group exercises and group discussion the workshop will include preparing an advert, the purpose of a job description and person specification and what they should contain.  There will also be an opportunity to obtain up to date information on employment legislation in the areas of discrimination, equality and immigration.  Participants will be encouraged to share best practice and discuss difficulties they have experienced with previous recruitment.  The trainer will also discuss the colleges Recruitment and Selection best practices and procedures.

This course is mandatory for all line managers.

Target audience

All members of staff sitting on recruitment panels are required to undergo this training.

Programme objectives

Be the end of the workshop participants will be confident in preparing to advertise a position including putting together an advert, job description and person specification.  They will also have a good knowledge of employment legislation related to recruitment and the colleges best practice.

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Course length

Half-day course.

 Programme dates

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