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Recruitment & Selection

Event type

Management & Leadership Development

Event bookings can only be created between

02/07/2019 - 19/11/2019

Seats in waiting list


Course Documents



Faculty of Business and Law


The course is aimed at anyone who is involved with recruitment and selection of staff at Coventry University, CUC and CULC. It is essential training for staff wishing to Chair recruitment and selection panels. The Recruitment and Selection process at Coventry is discussed in detail and delegates are provided with information on legal aspects including the recruitment of those outside the EEA. Practical activities are integral to the course and delegates have the opportunity to prepare and review interview questions for live job vacancies.

What are the benefits?

By the end of the course delegates will be able to:-
•Outline the recruitment and Selection process and procedure at Coventry.
•Develop objective job descriptions and person specifications.
•Understand the need for carrying out effective and objective short-listing of candidates.
•Prepare effectively for interviews and develop appropriate interview questions.
•Sit on and/or Chair recruitment and selection panels.

Topics covered include:

•Institutional Context of Recruitment & Selection
•CU Online Recruitment
•Job Descriptions and Person Specification
•Shortlisting Candidates
•Diversity & Equal Opportunities
•The Equality Act 2010
•The Data Protection Act 1998
•Unconscious Bias
•Employment of British, EEA and non EEA nationals
•Legal status of the interview
•Interview preparation and questioning technique

Who should attend?

Any staff involved in the recruitment and selection of staff and especially those who are required to chair recruitment and selection panels.

Occasions for this event

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Occasion(s) Weekday Location Location status
Confirmed14/11/2019 09:30 - 16:30 Thursday Portal House 1st Floor Room 5 and 6 Confirmed