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Course Detail

PD169b (Online workshop) - Staff Recruitment and Interview Selection

***Please read this in full before booking, as there are prerequisites to attending this session***

O&PD are now running some of our core workshops online, using Microsoft Teams. After you book, we’ll send you a link 24 hours prior to joining the session at the scheduled time.

*Pre-requisite*: Before attending, you will need to complete the Staff Recruitment & Selection e-learning and assessment. The e-learning module is available on QMPlus and will take 60-90 minutes to complete:

If you have attended a recruitment and selection course at QMUL, or recruitment training at a previous institution, in the last 2 years the e-learning on its own will suffice and replace the recruitment refresher workshop - but you are still welcome to attend this course in addition.

The workshop focuses on building practical skills to recruit staff fairly and effectively through
• Clearly defining the person specification
• Identifying the most appropriate selection methods and criteria
• Devising competency based questions
• Structuring a successful interview, and other selection methods
• Making decisions effectively and without bias.

*Entry requirements:*
• You will need to accept the calendar invitation at least 24 hours before the webinar takes place. Please do not forward the invitation.
• This course is only designed to train those on interview panels responsible for recruiting new members of staff and is NOT suitable for PhD or student selection. There will be a new course (not yet bookable on the system) that will be suited to PhD recruitment practices.
• This course is only suitable for members of staff at QM (we cannot offer places to Research or Masters students).

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Provided by: Professional Development


Date: Monday 14 December 2020

Venue: Online - MSTeams, Microsoft Teams Meeting, Web/Online

Time: 14:00 - 16:00


  • Mr D Wallace
  • Ms L Smith (ProfDev)