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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11 September 2018
Duration: 3 days
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£1,340.00 + VAT Book places now
30 October 2018
Duration: 3 days
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£1,340.00 + VAT Book places now

Booking information and ways to pay

  1. At checkout you can either pay online using a credit/debit card, cheque or BACS transfer, or you can request to pay by invoice. The invoice option is only available for bookings where a UK company name and address has been provided at checkout.
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  3. If you prefer to complete a paper booking form, you can download and print it here (PDF 128KB)
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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

Miss Alyson Weeks

Alyson is a Chartered MCIPD and has worked as an HR practitioner for the last 20 years with a broad range of businesses from SM to Blue Chip; leading and delivering HR and development programmes to meet business objectives, both as a consultant and manager. She regularly worked with managers and staff at all levels in a wide range of organisations, either in groups or giving 1-1 tailored advice and coaching to directors, managers and staff in the development of high performing teams, personal development and skills gaps, career guidance coaching for role transition and outplacement support. She has led on the design, delivery and implementation of business skills and coaching programmes, change projects, succession planning, talent management, the entire recruitment life cycle and learning & development programmes. Alyson has a facilitative style and her programmes are known to be interactive and fun.
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.

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