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Recruitment Essentials

Duration : 1 day 

Recruitment Essentials for Great People and Great Results



Professionals new to the recruitment function, first time HR Managers and top talent at all levels in the organization that want to learn or improve their recruitment competency so that they can get the very best results from their leadership, teams and colleagues in pursuit of maximum effectiveness, efficiency and great results.



Effective Recruitment is an on-going process that considers organization structure, personnel procedure, the people and culture required to develop and drive the organization’s strategy that allows a business to achieve its objectives, considering its capabilities, constraints, and the environment in which it operates. Mastery of the recruitment process is vital for effective leadership, building community and driving business growth.


Recruitment Essentials is a proven approach to recruitment development that provides participants with an overview of the recruitment function and the key skills and personal characteristics needed to be effective. The program gives particular attention to organisation (you and others), multitasking, negotiating, communicating and change as it is these areas that we often find recruitment practice fail.  The program takes a holistic view of recruitment and introduces the delegate to the knowledge, skills and attitude required to behave effectively and confidently as a great recruitment consultant that contributes significantly to their organisation’s community and growth.


The program is well researched, knowledge-based and designed with the individual learner at the centre of the learning process which means that the course is extremely interactive and practical.



By the end of this course delegates will be able to:

  • Determine Recruitment
  • Determine the recruitment consultant or managers’ role and responsibilities
  • Determine the essential tasks required to become an effective recruitment consultant or manager
  • Recognize and develop key recruitment skills
  • Practice new knowledge learnt for insight and accelerated development before returning to work
  • Produce drive to self-develop in recruitment
  • Produce positive impact on the overall performance of each delegate and the organization






What is Recruitment?

  • The process of People in an organization.


The Job

  • What is the position that you need to recruit an additional person/persons for?
  • Are there job descriptions in place?
  • Activity – create job descriptions for roles provided.


The Advert

  • Where can you advertise? Legislation & company policy
  • Timescales
  • Activity – Design adverts based on case studies or real situations


The Selection Process

  • Application form vs. Curriculum Vitae
  • Assessment Centres
  • Activity – Design a selection process for case study
  • Interview types
  • Interviewing techniques
  • Activity – Design an interview for case study


The Right Person

  • What are your success criteria for this job?
  • Informing the unsuccessful applicants in writing
  • Informing the successful applicants in writing
  • Activity – Design informing messages for case study


Key Learning Review

  • Group discussion and professional feedback to consolidate key learning. Delegates will leave the day with a list of development activities to improve their HR management competency back at work.

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