Chapter 1 - Introduction
Watching this tutorial will provide you with quality advice that will help you to recruit and select more effectively. Hear what the seven steps are in a recruitment process.
Chapter 2 - Job description and person specification
Get these two things right and the process will get off to a good start. A job description should show clearly the purpose of the job and the main tasks and responsibilities of the job holder. Find out how to draw this up.
For a person specification you need to think about the attributes and qualities that are needed to do the job. We will guide you through this process step by step.
Chapter 3 - Advertising the job
Learn how to draw up an advertisement that will stand out and best channels to use to generate applications. A good job advertisement will attract the best candidates for the job if it provides accurate information about the role and the selection criteria, reflects the culture of the company and the benefits of the position.
Chapter 4 - Preparing an application form
A well prepared application form will make the process of shortlisting and interviewing easier for you. By getting the same information from everyone in the same structured format means you do not have to make assumptions about whether or not applicants meet the criteria.
In other words, you get the information you want, not what someone wants to tell you. Importantly you are not presented with information you do not need to know.
Chapter 6 - Interviewing
You will find top tips on how to carry out successful interviews and meet the regulations required by watching this and downloading the templates that will help. Remember it is a two way process and it will work best if you are prepared properly. You are then more likely to select the best person for the position and in turn increase the chances of them accepting the job.
Chapter 7 - Selecting a new hire
You have spent a lot of time drawing up criteria and carefully assessing each candidate against that criteria. Now you must make your selection based on merit-both for the good of your company, and to comply with employment legislation.
So you need to make sure you get it right at this stage. Check out how to here:
Chapter 8 - Pre - employment checks
You need to get this right after all the effort you have been through. You can only rely on factual and verifiable information when making a hiring decision, so you need to check the candidate's identity and references. Here is how to do it.
Chapter 9 - Induction and managing performance
You now need to welcome your new colleague so a thorough induction will make them feel at home more quickly. You can do this in an effective and engaging way by checking out the advice here.
Recruitment & Selection: Appoint the best person
The aim of a recruitment and selection process is to appoint the best person for a particular job in an objective fashion using the merit principle.
Watching this tutorial will provide you with quality advice that will help you to recruit and select more effectively. It will help you employ the best people to achieve your business objectives.
During and at the end of the tutorial you will be able to download a range of sample templates to use during the process.
- Chapter 1 - Introduction
- Chapter 2 - Job description and person specification
- Chapter 3 - Advertising the job
- Chapter 4 - Preparing an application form
- Chapter 5 - Shortlisting
- Chapter 6 - Interviewing
- Chapter 7 - Selecting a new hire
- Chapter 8 - Pre - employment checks
- Chapter 9 - Induction and managing performance