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New recruitment guide

Human Resources has launched a new, online recruitment guide.

The guidance is primarily designed to be informative, to reflect good practice in key areas and to highlight changes in new and existing legislation where appropriate.

Topics covered

The new or revised areas covered in the guide include:

  • Internal advertising policy
  • Protection of Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Policy and Practice
  • Equality Act 2010 – Guidance for Recruiters
  • Link to guidance on competency framework
  • General guidance on references
  • Guidance for dealing with overseas applicants
  • Interview planning and techniques
  • Link to induction
  • Good Practice guidance relating to key recruitment areas
  • Template letters and forms.

Crucial for recruiting managers

Recruiting managers are strongly advised to familiarise themselves with the new and revised guidance and apply this with immediate effect in any recruitment planning or exercise.

The new site will be updated on a regular basis to respond to legislative changes or new developments in recruitment best practice.

Human Resources welcomes feedback on the new website.

Related Links

HR's recruitment guide