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Subject details

  • Topics
    • Strategic staffing
    • Business and staffing strategies
    • The legal context
    • Strategic job analysis and competency modelling
    • Workforce forecasting and planning
    • Recruitment strategies
    • Assessing external and internal job applicants
    • Selecting and appointing new staff
    • Managing workforce flow
    • Staffing system evaluation and technology
  • Study resources
    • Instructional Methods
      • Audio/Video conferencing
      • Chat Rooms
      • Disscusion forum/Discussion Board
      • Online assignment submission
      • Podcasting/Leacture capture
      • Standard Media
      • Web links

At the completion of this subject students will be able to:

  1. demonstrate knowledge of principles and practices in relation to recruitment and selection
    • HR strategy and staffing practices as a source of competitive advantage
    • employer branding and the employment value proposition (EVP) in competitive labour markets
    • legal issues relating to recruitment and selection
    • workforce planning techniques
    • job design and analysis
    • recruitment and selection processes and methods
    • selection decision-making approaches
  2. apply recruitment and selection theory in the evaluation of job-specific recruitment and selection practices
  3. comprehend matters discussed in the research literature in relation to recruitment and selection practices.
  • Assignment 1 - Assignment (40%)
  • Assignment 2 - Invigilated Exam (40%)
  • Assignment 3 - Quiz (20%)

Textbooks are subject to change within the academic year. Students are advised to purchase their books no earlier than one to two months before the start of a subject

Entry Requirements

Equivalent Subjects

You cannot enrol in this unit if you have successfully completed any of the following subject(s) because they are considered academically equivalent:

  • MON-MAN231

You are recommended to have completed the following subjects(s) or have equivalent knowledge before starting this unit:

Special requirements

  • EquipmentDetails - Audio/Visual equipment

Please note: This subject is currently only taking enrolments for SP2 in 2018.

Recruitment and selection is one of the core functions of Human Resource Management, and of management more generally, because of its substantial impact upon the people who work within any particular organisation. This unit aims to enable students to understand the theory and practice of recruitment and selection; and develop an appreciation of best practice in recruitment and selection.

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