Is this course for me?
This is an improved module on recruitment
and selection launched in September 2010.
Even if you undertook the training previously
please attend this enhanced programme.
It is designed for recruiting managers, admin
staff supporting recruitment activities, and
any staff sitting on recruitment panels.
During the two days we will look closely at: the
legal framework for recruitment; the recruitment
process, including key stages and timelines;
job descriptions and person specifications;
advertising and shortlisting; assessing
candidates; planning for interviews and
interview preparation; questioning techniques;
decision making; and following the interview.
At the end of the course you will be able to:
• Understand recruitment law and its
• Effectively draft job descriptions, person
specifications and adverts
• Appreciate different advertising media and
means of attracting high-quality candidates
• Describe the advantages and
disadvantages of various selection methods
and decide on suitable approaches
• Craft effective interview questions and
contribute fully as a member of an
• Comfortably differentiate between good
candidates at short listing and interview stage
• Confidently give feedback to unsuccessful
• Make high quality recruitment decisions
29 and 30 November 2011 9.15–16.30
Next steps: On completion of the course
you may be interested in attending:
• Stonefish e-Recruitment
demonstration and refresher, see: www.lancs.ac.uk/oed/guide