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Course Description

Recruiting team listening to answer of job candidate while interviewing her at meeting

Selection and recruitment are important business processes for today’s organizations to attract, recruit and retain talent. Many organizations are challenged to recruit and select employees who are the right fit and have the necessary skills and competencies for the job. Developing employees’ knowledge, skills and abilities is critical to the talent management process to ensure that employees have the right skills and competencies to achieve organizational goals and objectives.

This course provides an overview of the principles and practices that must be considered in order to increase organizational effectiveness and retain top talent.

Designed For

Those interested in obtaining their Diploma in Human Resources Management and/or Certified Human Resources Professional (CHRP) designation, and others interested in human resources management.

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the course, the learner should be able to:

  1. Identify how selection and recruitment fit into a human resource management system and its impact on all the functional areas of an organization;
  2. Describe and interpret how legal concerns affect the practice of recruitment and selection;
  3. Explore and demonstrate how job analysis and competencies play a role in recruitment and selection;
  4. Recognize how organizational goals impact job performance, recruitment and selection processes;
  5. Demonstrate the most effective methods for identifying and attracting candidates;
  6. Apply behavioural interviewing techniques; and
  7. Explore various decision-making matrices to ensure the most effective candidate selection.

Course Topics

  • Legal issues affecting recruitment and selection
  • Job analysis and competency models
  • Performance Management
  • Recruitment Strategies
  • Applicant screening,  and Interviewing techniques
  • Decision making tools
  • Talent Management Strategies

Sample Careers

Human Resources Generalist, Recruitment Specialist, Human Resources Manager


Assessment Item Weight
Group Presentation 25%
Recruitment Assignment 25%
Participation 15%
Final Exam 35%
Total 100%

Applies Towards the Following Certificates

Technical Requirements

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Section Title
Recruitment and Selection
Remote Instruction
6:30PM to 9:30PM
September 13, 2021 to November 29, 2021
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
  • Virtual
Delivery Options
Remote Instruction  
Course Fee(s)
Potential Discount(s)
Section Notes

This course will be delivered remotely.  You will be required to participate via live video conferencing every Monday evening from 6:30pm - 9:30pm.

Orientation Session (Zoom & CourseLink): Wednesday September 8: 12-1pm EST.  Optional, but highly recommended for those who have not yet participated in an orientation for a course in this program to ensure that you will be set up for success on your first day. 

This course uses Zoom for live video conferencing, combined with the CourseLink Learning Management System.

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Section Materials
  • Textbook (Confirmed) (Mandatory) Recruitment and Selection in Canada by Victor M. Catano, W.H. Wiesner, R.D. Hackett, L.L. Methot © 2019 Nelson Education Ltd. 7th edition ISBN 9780176798871
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