Recruitment and Selection Workshop

  • Who is it for?
    All members of staff who are either new to Recruitment and Selection or have had limited experience are required to undertake this training before participating in the recruitment of staff at Brookes. 

    Overview
    This workshop is now offered in three parts. Colleagues must complete all three parts in order to participate in recruitment panels.

    Part 1: Online module, to be completed before Parts 2 and 3.

    Part 2: Half-day webinar which covers the following:
    • Equality, Diversity and Inclusion issues in Recruitment and Selection;
    • Unconscious Bias;
    • Person specifications;
    • Shortlisting;
    • Preparing for interview.
    Part 3: Half-day webinar for online interviewing practice in panels.

    Date
    Tbc 

    Duration
    3 half-days, as above

    Location
    Online

  • We pay particular attention to the anti-discrimination legislation and unconscious bias. There will be an opportunity to practice interviewing.

    Participants will receive an up-date on any recent legal changes in particular those changes which relate to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion and they will explore the implications of unconscious bias in the recruitment process.

    Part One (the online Moodle course) must be completed at participants' convenient, at least two working days prior to attending the Part 2 webinar. The programme comprises a mix of presentations, individual and group exercises and an opportunity participate in an online interviewing panel.

    Joining Instructions

    • Joining instructions: will be sent to you by email 10 days prior to the workshop.  

    Evaluation

    • Evaluation: your comments are valuable and you will be asked to complete a form at the end of the workshop.

    Unable to attend

    • Please let us know asap (email  ocsld@brookes.ac.uk) if you are unable to attend as we can give your space to another participant.
    • Alison Cumpsty