HRM782 - Recruitment and Selection Techniques
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Recruitment and Selection Techniques
A basic study is undertaken of the principles, issues, trends and legislative requirements affecting recruitment and selection. Human resources professionals need an understanding of how recruitment and selection fits into the broader organizational structure, processes and goals of an organization and how this function is related to the other functions of human resources management. Students will acquire the knowledge and skills needed to successfully identify human resource requirements and attract and retain an effective workforce for an organization. The changing legal environment and the impact of laws on recruitment and selection are an important component of this subject.
One full credit.
Upon successful completion of this subject the student will be able to:
1. Identify the legislation that impacts recruitment and selection and explain the intent of equal opportunity in the employment function.
2. Gain a thorough understanding of the knowledge and skills required to successfully identify human resources requirements considering internal and external factors that influence organizations' human resource needs.
3. Demonstrate knowledge of methods such as succession planning and replacement charts and gain an understanding of how these methods assist in the human resource planning process.
4. Discuss current issues in human resource planning such as job displacement and the changing nature of organizational structures and work/jobs.
5. Explain the recruiting process and the legal and ethical practices that must be considered for effective recruitment.
6. List the various internal and external recruitment methods and be able to discuss the advantages and disadvantages of each method.
7. Evaluate the recruitment effort.
8. Identify the steps in a sequential selection process.
9. Develop candidate screening criteria and critique candidate application forms for legal and professional compliance.
10. Explain the types and uses of employment tests and discuss how to implement employment testing effectively as a selection tool.
11. Conduct effective employment interviews using a variety of relevant questioning techniques.
12. Develop candidate evaluation criteria using valid and reliable methods in selection.
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