Recruiting the Best

Is this course for me?

This course is designed for recruiting managers, administrative staff supporting recruitment activities and any staff sitting on recruitment panels. Panel chairs should have undertaken this course in line with the university’s guidance on recruitment panel selection. Click here for more details. As legislation around recruitment is constantly changing we recommend that people attend at least every three years to insure full compliance.

Course detail

This is a focused one day event where you will be able to apply your understanding of the Equality Act at it relates to the recruitment and selection process. The course will look at issues of unconscious bias and how we take positive action measures in line with university policy. We will evaluate the effectiveness of job descriptions and person specifications including how they link to advertising and effective shortlisting and candidate assessment. We will cover the key issues in planning for interviews, including competency based questioning techniques; stages in the decision making process and the actions that need to be taken following the interview.

Learning outcomes

At the end of the course you will:

Dates

Other relevant development:

To find out more information or to book a place, please email the OED team direct.

Last updated 30/07/14 (JB)

Lancaster University
Bailrigg
LancasterLA1 4YW United Kingdom
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