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Thu 25 May, Thu 1 Jun 2023
09:30 - 12:30

Venue: Greenwich House, Edmonton Room

Provided by: PPD Personal and Professional Development


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Recruitment and Selection Skills

Thu 25 May, Thu 1 Jun 2023


Recommended for those responsible for the recruitment and selection of staff, who are interested in developing further skills in this area. This course prepares you to effectively carry out the recruitment and selection process taking you through the stages of producing a person specification, short listing effectively against selection criteria, designing questions, structuring and conducting interviews, and making the final decision. University policies and procedures will also be covered.

If you are looking to update and refresh your understanding of the recruitment and selection processes at the University of Cambridge, it is recommended that you attend the 1/2 day workshop: Recruitment Essentials: Appointing the Right Candidate (Professional Services Appointments).

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It is recommended that delegates complete the following before attending the face to face training session:

  • Read the University's Recruitment Guidance policies before the session

Number of sessions: 2

# Date Time Venue Trainers
1 Thu 25 May 2023   09:30 - 12:30 09:30 - 12:30 Greenwich House, Edmonton Room map Graeme Ross,  Reshmin Haq,  Andrew Rowland
2 Thu 1 Jun 2023   09:30 - 12:30 09:30 - 12:30 Greenwich House, Edmonton Room map Reshmin Haq,  Andrew Rowland
  • to understand the key equality and compliance issues in relation to recruitment
  • to understand how to assess the requirements of a vacancy
  • to understand how to shortlist against selection criteria
  • to understand how to design effective interview questions
  • to understand how to prepare and conduct interviews
  • to understand how to make an objective and justifiable recruitment decision

Two half day sessions

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