Recruitment & Selection Essential Insights
Explore the fundamentals of recruitment and how to attract and select candidates that will drive organisational performance.
Free for CIPD members and Core Learning Subscribers.
Effective recruitment and selection are crucial for the success of any organisation. Finding appropriate people for the roles required to meet your aims helps ensure that the workforce has the relevant skills, experience and potential necessary to meet the organisation’s goals.
Created by CIPD’s recruitment experts and CIPD associate, Lynn-Marie Kelly, the course provides a high-level overview of the key considerations in recruitment. We explore the primary elements of the recruitment process, including the questions to ask your people function, and/or the recruitment specialists you work with, to support them in delivering greater effectiveness.
It will help you to identify areas for further exploration and provide enough background and baseline knowledge and information to assist further learning in the topic.
All CIPD Learning courses will automatically provide you with access to the CIPD Learning Hub, our online learning platform, for 24 months.
The hub will house your course content, as well as useful resources, tools, and a community of professionals that you can tap into to support your learning and continual development.
Members, this course is included as part of your membership. Please access your free learning here.
In this course, you will:
- recognise the key elements of the recruitment process
- share ideas for how to attract a diverse applicant base
- explain the importance of clearly defining the role and capabilities required
- describe the process from application to interview
- discuss how to welcome new hires into your organisation.
Is this course right for me?
Discover how the fundamentals of recruitment can positively impact your organisation. This course is ideal for those seeking a baseline knowledge of recruitment and selection.
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With the CIPD’s Core Learning Subscription, you can access the key learning you require at the point when you need it. Delivered fully online, new courses are added regularly, and content consistently updated to reflect changes in the profession.
|Access to this course for 12 months|
|Access to the CIPD Learning Hub for 24 months|
|All Essential Insight courses – existing and as new courses are added|
|Our eight Core Behaviours Introductory Programmes|
|15% discount on all courses|
Find out more about the CIPD Core Learning Subscription.
Interested in a subscription for your team? Please get in touch here.
I want to put my team on this course
This course will provide your team with a high-level outline of the key stages of recruitment and selection. They’ll be able to articulate how to recruit effectively to support your organisation’s strategy.
If you are looking to place more than four learners onto this course, please contact us to discuss a team solution >
By the end of this course, you’ll be able to:
- confidently discuss recruitment
- articulate the recruitment and selection process
- articulate how recruitment supports and adds value to organisations.
This short 60–90-minute course, consists of a mix of written, video and interactive content.
The programme covers:
- Introduction to recruitment and selection
- Effective recruitment
- Recruiting from a diverse pool of talent
- From application to interview
- Welcoming the successful candidate
This self-serve, online course has been designed so you can learn at your own pace.
There is a short knowledge check at the end of the course to test yourself against the key topics. This is not a formal assessment but an opportunity to self-test and can be done multiple times.
You will be able to access the course for 12 months from purchase and the CIPD Learning Hub will remain accessible to you for 24 months.