Steps to Effective Recruitment

This document provides guidance on how to successfully recruit candidates for vacant roles.

This Steps to Effective Recruitment Guide provides insight, and structure, to the steps that need to be taken to ensure the successful recruitment of candidates to roles that become vacant.

The Guide provides guidance and support on:

  • Recruitment Legislation (including links to relevant support sites)
  • Defining the job vacancy
  • Defining the person specification
  • Sourcing candidates – both internally and externally
  • What to include in a job advertisement
  • How to Shortlist Candidates
  • Options to consider for the Selection Process, and how to manage this
  • Making a job offer
  • Pre Employment Checks

The guide concludes by summarising the impact of poor recruitment decisions, and provides a one pager on ‘Hints and Tips to Great Hiring’.

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