Recruitment & Selection Skills


The aim of this course is to ensure that you are fully equipped with the knowledge and skills required to ensure that people are appointed on the basis of merit through ensuring fair and open recruitment and selection process

Who Should Attend?

Any manager, HR / learning and development professional or member of staff who would like to conduct  effective recruitment and selection within their organisation


At the end of the course you will be able to:

• Describe the principles of consistent, fair and effective recruitment
• Identify the criteria against which selection should take place
• Sift written applications, to select appropriate candidates for interview
• Utilise the most appropriate selection methods
• Conduct an effective recruitment interview, showing good listening and questioning skills
• Make recruitment decisions that are fair and equitable

Course Overview:

• The principles of effective recruitment
• Preparing a person specification
• Shortlisting
• Equality and diversity
• Selection methods
• Interviewing techniques
• Handling difficult interview situations
• Making a sound recruitment decision, clearly linked to the pre-determined selection criteria
• Action planning

Style of the Course:

The course is highly active and participative. During the workshop participants undertake activities, exercises and discussions to help them put what they learn into practice

Course Length:

One day workshop 09.00 to 17.00 with an hour for lunch.

We can run this course for you in-company at favourable rates for 4 or more people. Please contact us on 01628 526535 or email us