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How to Manage Recruitment and Selection

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On average this
course contributes
1-2 hours
towards your CPD

Effective Recruitment and Selection is important as part of a manager's role and to the success of an organisation. This training course provides learners with an increased understanding of the recruitment and selection process. It outlines the 6 stages of effective recruitment and provides learners with information on how to make recruitment and selection processes work for them.

On completion of this course, learners will be able to describe a variety of selection methods, including their advantages and disadvantages and also understand the impact of legislation on the recruitment and selection process.

In summary, the training covers:

  • Describe the reasons for effective recruitment and selection
  • Explain the process of job analysis
  • Describe the benefits of a systematic recruitment and selection strategy
  • Create a job description
  • Design a person specification for a job
  • Highlight the impact of legislation on recruitment and selection
  • Identify ways in which organisations can discriminate in the recruitment process
  • Describe the variety of selection methods, their advantages and disadvantages
  • Consider issues which will impact on future recruitment and selection
  • Appreciate the value of feedback in the recruitment and selection process
  • Choose from a range of options for attracting applicants to a vacancy

Course Details

Lesson Plan

Areas covered include:

  • Welcome and Learning Objectives
  • Introduction to Recruitment and Selection
  • Planning and Preparation
  • Attracting the Right Candidates
  • Effective Selection and Methods
  • Selecting a Candidate and Making the Offer
  • Giving Feedback to Unsuccessful Candidates
  • Evaluation

Target Audience

This module is aimed at managers who may have responsibility for recruitment and selection of an individual or team


It is estimated that this module will take approximately 1-2 hours to complete (depending on learning speed). As an e-learning module you can complete this training in convenient stages. The system will record your progress throughout.


On completion of this course you will be able to print a Virtual College certificate.

CPD Accreditation

The content of this course has been independently certified as conforming to universally accepted Continuous Professional Development (CPD) guidelines

Entry Requirements

On completion of this course you will be able to print a Virtual College certificate.

What our customers have said

Very impressive module, well structured and easy to understand
10/05/2016 FK
The voice over was very easy to hear and the layout of each module was very clear and concise i.e. it was easy to turn the volume down or to go to the next slide. Also I found the content very insightful for someone who hasn't studied anything about recruitment before. It has definitely given me a lot to think about in terms of what employers look for in candidates before I go to more interviews.
08/02/2016 JW
it didn't time out, when interrupted by work tasks
26/01/2016 KD
Liked it all.
26/10/2015 ML
Informative and very user friendly.
09/10/2015 AC
Easy to navigate through course and take in information.
17/08/2015 NM div>
I liked the mini tests within each section
05/08/2015 FS
It was systematic and very easy to follow.
28/07/2015 JH
Very informative
07/07/2015 TR
The different interview techniques and methods
KT 01/02/2015
You can go back to reconfirm understanding if you need to. You don't have to go back to the beginning and start again if you need to double check something
SA 10/11/2014
The course provided structured and detailed information about the subject with some small assessments in between units which helps to understand and remember key points
ST 25/08/2014
I like the challenges within the modules - helped to keep the information fresh in your memory
AB 27/06/2014
The quiz helped refresh information and highlight areas that I knew less about
EM 04/04/2014
I liked the pop up idea - clicking on each aspect one by one to reveal further details
JE 27/12/2013
Good pointers, I also prefer a system that speaks and is not all reading
ET 14/08/2013
Could do in own time and in sections and return
JM 24/07/2013
Simple and to the point
LP 09/07/2013

Cost and Discounts

£30 + VAT - This cost is for a single user.

Discounts are available for multiple users (10 or more) for more information please contact, or telephone us on 01943-885089.

How it Works

The information below is specific to this particular course. If you would like a more general guide to how our purchasing and learning works please visit the Four Easy Steps page which should tell you all you need to know.

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This is an online course, all the training will be taken through your browser window. There will be no face-to-face sessions with instructors nor will you receive any training material through the post. If you wish you may print out any page of the training material, and may also print the notes you took during the training.

You can also revisit the training material at any time, even after you have completed the course.


The material for this course has been broken down into several smaller lessons, each lesson dealing with a specific area of the overall subject.

The lesson consist of a series of pages in which an instructor will talk you through the lesson material at a pace that suits you. Pages may also include supporting pictures, graphs, animation or extra sounds to help with the learning where appropriate. Some lessons will include challenges/quizzes to help you keep in touch and interested in the material.

Lessons can be taken in any order and each lesson may be PAUSED and RESUMED at any stage. When all lessons in the course have been completed our system will realise and automatically record that you have successfully completed the course


This course is delivered fully online allowing you to learn at your own pace, however an average duration would be 1-2 hours.

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