Recruitment, Selection and Resourcing Talent

Short Course
Duration: 3 days   /   Level: General   /   Suitable for in-house

Recruit – retain – develop.  Broaden your reach and impact and build a strong process to recruit a high performing workforce with this vital three day course.



Dates and Availability

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26 September 2017
Duration: 3 days
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£1,340.00 + VAT Book places now
25 October 2017
Duration: 3 days
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£1,340.00 + VAT Book places now

Booking Information

  1. • If you need to book more than four places on one date please contact us on +44 (0) 20 8612 6202 or email us
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Recruitment, Selection and Resourcing Talent is a highly effective course providing an overview of the recruitment, selection and resourcing process, including preparation for, and practical experience of, conducting interviews. This purposeful course provides you with the essential tools for different recruitment and selection methods, explains the legal context of recruitment and selection, and how to select appropriate recruitment channels. The group discussions and practical application of your skills developed over the three days will enable you to understand how best to construct job descriptions and person specifications, and ascertain suitably effective induction processes.

This course can also be run in-house for a group of people in your organisation. Run as it features here, or tailored to suit your organisational needs. Request a call back and one of our consultants will get in touch to discuss your needs. 

Course Tutors

Ms Alyson Weeks

Mrs Philippa Webster

Philippa has a wealth of HR experience and her skills and knowledge cover a wide-range of HR areas including dealing with grievance and disciplinary issues for clients, whilst running training programmes, not only for the CIPD, but bespoke offerings to private clients. She also works as a ‘hands-on’ HR professional working with organisations, large and small in areas such as measuring the ROI on the HR function - such as training - as well as reviewing and writing policies and procedures. She works all over the UK and in Europe and has worked for private organisation, public organisations and European bodies. She is a published author.
Who is it for

Recruitment, Selection and Resourcing Talent is suitable for HR support roles, or if you're looking to become involved in recruitment, selection and resourcing talent.


By the end of Recruitment, Selection and Resourcing Talent you'll be able to:


  • explain the factors that affect an organisation’s talent planning, recruitment and selection policy
  • identify appropriate recruitment and selection methods
  • contribute to the recruitment and selection interviewing process for a job role
  • demonstrate an understanding of the importance of effective induction.
  • Talent planning, recruitment and selection policies: attracting talent; the benefits of attracting and retaining a diverse workforce 
  • The recruitment and selection process: key elements
  • Equal opportunities: dealing with subjectivity, diversity and good practice; major legal issues in recruitment and selection 
  • Compiling a job description, person specification and writing competencies
  • Interviewing skills: preparing questions and questioning techniques; structuring the interview
  • Practicing your interviewing and selection skills: role playing a selection interview 
  • Making a decision: arriving at soundly-based selection decisions; evaluating candidates at shortlist stage and after interview; feedback to unsuccessful candidates 
  • The importance of effective induction: the basics of an induction process.

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People who have been on this course say

Since the course I have found the techniques I learnt have been very useful. Being able to apply these techniques to the recruitment process has given me further comfort over the decisions we are making to ensure we recruit the right people in the right roles.” Claire, HR Project Coordinator
Both course tutors made me feel very relaxed and at ease. They were both extremely knowledgeable in their field and had an excellent training delivery style. Eiry, HR Advisor