BSBHRM405

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to execute tasks associated with the recruitment cycle and apply in-depth knowledge of the work of the organisation, and how recruitment and selection practices fit with other human resources functions.

This unit applies to individuals who support recruitment, selection and induction functions under the direction of a human resource manager.

Topics:

  1. Plan for recruitment
  2. Plan for selection
  3. Support selection process
  4. Induct successful candidate

Upon successful completion of this unit, you will:

  • prepare job descriptions
  • use job descriptions to support sourcing, selecting and appointing suitable staff
  • use different advertising channels to promote vacancies and/or establish a potential talent pool
  • consult with managers to gain approvals
  • develop selection criteria and interview questions in consultation with relevant personnel
  • schedule interviews and advise relevant people of times, dates and venues
  • participate in interviews and other selection techniques including assessing candidates against selection criteria to short list them
  • obtain referees′ reports
  • prepare and distribute a selection report including feedback to give unsuccessful candidates
  • advise unsuccessful candidates of the results
  • secure preferred candidate’s agreement and provide an employment contract
  • advise other staff of the successful candidate and identify documentation required for recruitment, selection and induction

Demonstrate knowledge of:

  • human resources life cycle and the place of recruitment and selection
  • legislation relevant to recruitment, selection and induction of staff
  • channels and technology to advertise vacancies
  • range of interviewing techniques and other selection processes and their application

Nominal hours = 50 hours