Recruitment and Selection Workshop

Course Description


Course Overview


The interview remains the most popular method of selection and does have its fair share of strengths and weaknesses.  This workshop will explore some of the methods to improve the reliability of the interview and in particular some of the skills, tips and methods to do this.

All staff who are sitting on recruitment and selection panels are REQUIRED to have attended the Recruitment and Selection Workshop.
A half-day refresher is recommended for staff that haven't been involved in recruitment over the last 18 months and are due to recruit.  Staff that have regularly been involved in recruitment, need only to attend every three years.


(NOTE: A half-day 'Refresher' is the morning part of the course)

Wednesday, 22 November 2017 (9.30am - 4.30pm)

Thursday, 14 December 2017 (9.30am - 4.30pm)

We will monitor demand for this training workshop and further dates are currently being arranged with the Recruitment Office, once further dates are released they will be publicised here on the course description.

What can I expect to cover? 

You will be able to develop your interviewing skills alongside getting to know about the University of Leicester process.

What will I get out of this course? 

On completion you will be able to:

  • Understand and practice the skills for effective interviewing
  • Review some of the online material completed before the workshop
  • Understanding of the of the main steps involved in the recruitment process
  • Know where to go to for information and help
  • Have fun
Who is it for?

The Recruitment and Selection Workshop is targeted at those who are already involved in the recruitment of staff process and wish to up-date their knowledge or improve their techniques, and for those members of staff with no previous experience of the recruitment process.

Additional Information

Guidance for Staff:
There is guidance for staff on the web which provides assistance and support when recruiting, to find out more go to

What prior experience do I need?

No prior knowledge is required.

Formal assessment



Members of the Human Resources Recruitment Team.

Delegate places

Maximum 12 delegates 
Minimum 6 delegates

How to make
your reservation

Please complete the Online Booking Form submitting to Organisational  Development.  Booking Conditions apply.

Registration closes 48 hours prior to the event.


About the workshop content:
Contact the Recruitment Team, Human Resources email:  tel: (0116) 252 5639

About the workshop arrangements:
Contact Organisational Development email: / tel: (0116) 252 5680 / 252-5118 / 223-1257.

For Office Use Only

Course Code: SDCMA005

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