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  • successful recruiting

    Performance: Successful Recruiting

successful recruiting

In this module, you'll look at all aspects of the recruitment process - from clarifying the role and attracting candidates, to assessing those who make the shortlist and finally closing the deal. You'll find out what skills are needed at each stage, and explore some of the methods and techniques you can use to make the right recruitment decisions for your organisation and meet all legal obligations.

Finally, you'll have the opportunity to apply what you've learned to a specific scenario.

Learning Objectives
  • Recognise the key stages of the recruitment process
  • Make adequate plans to ensure the successful appointment of new hires
  • Ensure all legal obligations are fulfilled when recruiting people to your team
  • Manage recruitment effectively to attract and recruit the very best candidates for your organisation

Course Contents
  1. Scenario: Harry's Vacancy
  2. Effective Recruitment: Methods and Techniques
  3. The end-to-end recruitment process
  4. Fundamental principles
  5. Before You Get Started...
  6. Clarifying the Role
  7. Who are you looking for?
  8. Checklist: Clarifying the role
  9. Exercise: What does Nadine do?
  10. Attracting Applicants
  11. Selling yourself and the company
  12. Innovative recruitment
  13. Checklist: Attracting applicants
  14. Exercise: Writing the job advertisement
  15. Checklist: Writing the job advertisement
  16. The application process
  17. Checklist: Inviting applications
  18. Exercise: Lucie's application form
  19. Assessing Candidates
  20. Checklist: Shortlisting the candidates
  21. The interview process
  22. The basics of interviewing
  23. Checklist: Interviewing candidates
  24. Lucie arranges the interviews
  25. The trouble with interviews is...
  26. Checklist: Avoiding interview pitfalls
  27. Interview questions
  28. Checklist: Questioning
  29. Exercise: Types of questions
  30. Exercise: Lawful questioning of interview candidates
  31. Meeting Legal Requirements
  32. The Equality Act
  33. Checklist: Equality
  34. The UK's right-to-work rules
  35. Checklist: Right-to-work
  36. Other laws
  37. Exercise: When are convictions spent?
  38. Closing the Deal
  39. Checklist: Selecting the chosen one
  40. Exercise: Lucie's difficult decision
  41. Vetting and pre-employment checks
  42. Checklist: Vetting and pre-employment checks
  43. It may not always be what you think!
  44. Making a formal offer
  45. Exercise: Lucie issues an employment contract
  46. Harry's Vacancy: Revisited
  47. Question 1: What happens when?
  48. Question 2: Harry clarifies the role
  49. Question 3: Harry advertises the job
  50. Question 4: Harry plans the interviews
  51. Question 5: Harry's interview questions
  52. Question 6: Are Harry's questions lawful?
  53. Summary
  54. Assessment
Feature Description
Duration Approximately 20 minutes
Audience Suitable for all staff - examples and interactivities designed for staff at all levels
Prerequisites No previous knowledge or experience required
Design SHARD-compliant, responsive display on all devices, accessibility on screen readers, visual design controlled via client style sheet
Assessment Ten-question assessment
Test-out Ability to offer optional test-out, whereby users can choose to skip the course content and complete the learning assignment simply by passing the assessment
Deployment AICC and SCORM 1.2-compliant, suitable for both hosted and deployed SCORM or AICC
Compatibility All Windows, Mac OSX, iOS, Android (Flash-free for mobile compatibility)
Tailoring Fully customisable on Skillcast Portal CMS
Translation Pre-translated versions not available, but all text content can be exported for translation into all languages
Localisation Based on UK legislation, but suitable for global audiences upon the removal of UK-specific references and translation as necessary
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