Effective and Lawful Recruitment

Employment Law and Human Resources

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LEARNING OBJECTIVE

Do you want to hire the right candidate for your organisation?

Finding and hiring the right people is important as we compete for the best and brightest workers.

In this course, we will focus on the practical and legal requirements of recruitment and selection processes.  Find out what you can do to choose the best candidates for your organisation. 

Discover ways to select staff, and practise interviewing techniques to find the best candidate for your business.

DESIGNED FOR

This course is aimed at providing all HR professionals in their first 5 years, all people managers, governance and business owners seeking practical guidance on best legal practice of recruitment, selection and job offers.

LEARNING CONTENT

  • Preliminary considerations such as job analysis and writing the job description
  • Legal issues pertaining to recruitment, including privacy and human rights issues
  • Recruitment options including social media
  • Selection process: work sample testing and job trials
  • Getting psychometric testing and pre-employment checks right
  • Avoiding discrimination claims
  • How to conduct a job interview that relates to the key skills, knowledge and attributes of the job
  • Practising job interviews with situational and behavioural based questions
  • Making employment offers – what the letter of offer should contain

LEARNING OUTCOMES

  • How to conduct a job interview that relates to the key skills, knowledge and attributes of the job
  • Learn techniques that will help you conduct interviews using situational and behavioural based questions
  • Learn how to attract the right candidates

DURATION

One day

FACILITATOR

Kathryn Finn from Christchurch

Kathryn Finn has a degree in Psychology and Sociology.  With a background in HR, Kathryn has lectured for a tertiary organisation in HR and management.  Kathryn has eight years of experience as a team manager in the UK, and has dealt with a wide range of HR issues and recruitment. She is passionate about creating an engaging workplace that gets the best out of its people, in an environment that is positive and productive. 

An experienced facilitator, Kathryn has produced workbooks and presentations on a wide range of HR issues such as flexible working, workplace policies and essential HR practices.

NEXT LEARNING STEP

Essential Human Resources
Advanced Human Resources

Course Dates

Dunedin 12 June 2019 09:00 am - 04:30 pm OSEA, 16 McBride Street, South Dunedin

INVESTMENT

$ 630.00 + GST for members
$ 895.00 + GST for non-members

NZTE Voucher

This workshop has qualified the NZTE Capability Development voucher programme
Regional Business Partner Network event reference OSEA1010

Small and medium size businesses may qualify for vouchers to help pay for services such as training workshops, courses and coaching that build the management capabilities of their owners, operators and key managers. Approved businesses will receive a voucher for up to 50% of the course investment fee.

For more information on the NZTE Capability Development voucher programme or to find your local Regional Business Partner please visit nzte.govt.nz

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