Recruitment and Selection Training

Course Description


Course Overview

This course will provide an introduction to recruitment, the legalities and best practice surrounding recruitment and the processes used at the University of Leicester

The interview remains the most popular method of selection and does have its fair share of strengths and weaknesses so this workshop will also 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 a Recruitment and Selection Training workshop.

This course is intended for members of staff that have not been involved in recruiting staff previously.
An alternative Refresher Course is available for those staff that already have significant experience of the recruitment process.


Cancelled - Thursday, 19 March 2020 (9.30am – 4.30pm)

Cancelled - Wednesday, 29 April 2020 (9.30am – 4.30pm)

Cancelled - Wednesday, 27 May 2020 (9.30am – 4.30pm)

Cancelled - Thursday, 18 June 2020 (9.30am – 4.30pm)

What will I get out of this course?

You will learn about the processes associated with recruitment at the University of Leicester, gain a better understanding of best practice and be able to develop your interviewing skills in a supportive and helpful environment.

Who is it for?

Members of staff that are new to the recruitment process and have minimal experience of the interview and selection process.

Participant preparation needed? No preparation is required.
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 necessary.

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) 223 1826.

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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About Us

Location, where are we?

Organisational Development,
Division of Human Resources,
University of Leicester,
Room 004 (ground floor),
Astley Clarke Building,
University Road,
Leicester, LE1 7RH





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