The aim of this Recruitment and Selection training session is to ensure all participants are aware of the impact that the Equality Act 2010 has made on recruitment and selection processes within their organisations.
Interviewing is a skill not just a matter of judgment. To support managers to successfully implement the equality and diversity elements of the Equality Act in recruitment and selection. This session is a practical one to enable you to get the most out of your candidates and make fair and equitable selection decisions.
Two significant factors can be seen to be having a continuing impact on the nature of the workforce in the UK, both with implications for recruitment and selection activities: demographic change, and the use of more flexible less traditional working patterns, including the growth in outsourcing.
This course is available as an In-House Course only
Over coming years the workforce is set to become more diverse in terms of gender, age and ethnic balance, building on changes that have already happened:
All of these matters are important and complex and will take serious consideration by organisations during recruitment as well as other employment activities. Employers will need to do more to both attract and retain a more diverse workforce.
To maximise the participation of different age groups within an organisation’s workforce and encourage age/generational diversity, the particular needs and expectations of each age group will have to be taken into account in designing jobs, in recruitment activities and in induction into the workplace. Although not homogenous in their expectations, there are some common themes that are apparent in the different generations at work.
The trend away from a reliance on ‘permanent’ full-time contracts of employment to the increasing use of more flexible and atypical working arrangements – eg homeworking, compressed hours working, term-time contracts and part-time arrangements, as well as outsourced services and contracts for services – can be seen to be a continuing one. The reasons for this include:
After completing this course you will:
This Interview Skills training Course is suitable for anyone with recruitment and selection responsibility who wants to better understand how to build equality and diversity into recruitment and selection and deal more effectively with equality related issues. Ideal for HR (Human Resources) managers or anyone who interviews candidates as part of their job role
You will gain:
Half Day: £495
Full Day: £795
Courses run via
Zoom, recommended maximum 10 delegates per session - up to 15 if required
Face to Face courses: maximum 20 delegates per session
Travel costs are in addition for face to face courses. Please see our Costs and Agreement
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