Personnel recruitment and selection
Today’s business world is changing at a very fast pace and employers are looking for people who can adapt themselves to these ever changing and diverse situations. Companies are investing more and more in people with different educational backgrounds and job experience, making the human resource function critical for achieving competitive advantage.
The course examines the importance of attracting the best employees and discusses best practices for selecting employees. Furthermore, it focuses on the critical phase of integrating new employees into the company through socialisation and orientation programmes. Joining the course will allow you to: Describe the characteristics of job markets; list and compare various methods of screening candidates. Outline and debate the usefulness of interviews in various settings. Search relevant information to determine the supply of internal and external candidates; draft effective job advertising. Independently design and conduct effective interviews; plan and implement the process of employee selection. Plan for personnel placement according to candidate profiles and job descriptions.
Session 1. Introduction and overview
Visible and hidden labour market
Internal and external sources of candidates
Forecasting the supply of internal and external candidates
Advertising for employees
Screening the candidates
Types of interview
Interview guidelines and content
Session 5. Designing and conducting an effective interview
Session 6. Socialisation and Orientation Programmes