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Recruitment and Selection, Effective - Online


Management Development


Designed for managers who are leading recruitment, chairing recruitment panels or involved in recruiting senior people.


4 x 3 hours over 2 days (not necessarily consecutive)

Delegate rate

Approximately £100 per day per delegate. Charges depend on how many delegates book.

Managers invest time and resources into the recruitment process (in person and virtual), knowing how to get the most of this investment is the focus of this programme. 

Outputs will include:

  • Reviewed and revised job description
  • Reviewed and revised person specification
  • Shortlisting criteria and any relevant shortlisting activities identified
  • Job advert


Sessions will have a mix of input, group discussion, breakout group activities and individual activities.  Delegates will need to bring with them either a role (job description and person specification) they are about to recruit for or a role within their team that they are familiar with.  These will be used as live examples in various activities.

Session One:  3 hours

  • Business First – Service Needs
  • Good governance
  • Job Description
  • Person Specification

Session Two: 3 hours

  • Adverts
  • Shortlisting criteria
  • Developing interview questions

Session Three: 3 hours

  • Interview preparation & panel etiquette
  • Understanding candidates and the interview dynamics
  • Note taking

Session Four: 3 hours

  • Role play preparation
  • Undertake a virtual interview (Role Play)
  • Role play review
  • Offers and Onboarding


12 June 2024 at 10:00 and 19 June 2024 at 10:00

Delivered online. You must attend all the sessions.

Online sessions include usual breaks. Zoom link(s) are auto-sent from [email protected] a few days in advance of delivery. Full instructions and course handouts will also be sent in advance.

Please note you will be expected to use your camera and display your name on all training. If unable to comply, please ensure the trainer understands why and notes your name and authority for recording attendance.

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