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Staff Selection & Recruitment

One Day


This practical seminar is for Managers and Team Leaders who are responsible for staff selection. The aim is to assist these people in selecting the correct person to fit into both the organisation and team. The workshop will also cover the legal aspects of recruitment and the rights of the Employer in relation to selection, probationary periods, trial periods and performance.


  • Search methods
  • How to structure the advertisement
  • Role descriptions
  • Person specifications
  • Application forms
  • Reference checks
  • Panel interviews
  • Who should be involved
  • Interview techniques including behavioural and structured interviewing
  • The employment agreement
  • The offer of employment
  • The difference between a probationary period and a trial period
  • How to manage a probationary period and a trial period

Designed for

Managers and Supervisors at all levels who have the responsibility of the recruitment and selection of staff, who wish to learn or update their skills in recruitment and be aware of the recent changes in legislation and procedures affecting the agreement of employment.