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Recruitment and Selection Skills Training

Recruitment and management skills are important requisites for people managers. The participant will gain insight that will improve recruitment and selection practice that complies with legal employment requirements.

You will learn from case studies and learning activities, the context, legislation, principles and techniques of employing one or more people, interview candidates, and selecting one or more people.

Course Aim

This two-day practical course gives the Dos and Don'ts of recruiting and selecting one or more staff, carrying out selection interviews, and skills that will help to ensure compliant recruitment and selection practice.  

Learning Outcomes

At the end of the one-day training, the participant will be able to:

  • Explain the organisation and employment contexts
  • Design a job profile or job description
  • Describe the recruitment and selection process
  • List essential steps in planning and preparing for selection interviewing
  • Describe the objectives of selection interviewing based on job criteria
  • Demonstrate effective selection interviewing
  • Describe action plan to recruit and select appropriate candidate

Course Content

  • Organisation and employment contexts
  • Recruiting and selecting competent staff legally
  • Role / Job Design
  • Producing job description and personnel specification
  • Selection interviewing – objectives, planning and preparation
  • Selection interviewing process, interview questions and taking notes
  • Decision-making in selection interviewing
  • Practice, practice, practice – Selection interviewing
  • Completing the recruitment and selection process
  • Questions and Answers
  • Summary and action planning
  • Course evaluation
  • Course Attendance Certificate

Duration and Time

2 days course, 9.30am - 4.30pm

Who can benefit from this training?

People managers, supervisors, team leaders, managers, and anyone who need to understand and develop skills to recruit and carry selection interview of one or more candidates / people.

Training Methods

The training course takes a blended learning approach and the training methods reflect all learning styles. There are interactive learning activities, quiz, presentations, case study, individual and group-work, facilitation, and discussions.

Mode of delivery

This course is delivered (1) in-house; (2) training venue; (3) Virtual training room

Contact us
  • Get in touch

  • Address
  • St John's Innovation Centre, Cowley Road, Cambridge CB4 OWS, England United Kingdom

  • Email

  • Phone
  • +44 (0) 1223 655 671