Course Description

In the battle for talent, the recruitment and selection function takes on increased organizational significance. This course offers a comprehensive overview of recruitment and selection methods, tools, and resources. Topics include: internal and external recruitment, conventional and e-cruitment methods, interview methods and techniques, use of psychometric tools, referencing, employment contracts and a successful launch.

Course Details

By completion of this course, successful students will be able to:

  • Describe, understand and practice various methodologies in attracting, selecting and retaining employees
  • Explain where the responsibility for employment law lies both federally and provincially
  • Analyze position requirements within the context of the organization and departments, determine selection criteria
  • Identify resources to assist in attracting and monitoring qualified candidates
  • Establish screening, assessment and testing procedures for candidates
  • Summarize decision making process and evaluate recruiting effectiveness
  • Describe how to develop an orientation program

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Mar 24, 2020 to Jun 01, 2020
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Course Fees
Flat Fee non-credit $525.00
Reading List / Textbook

Title: Recruitment & Selection In Canada
Edition: 7th
Authors: V. Catano, W. Wiesner & R. Hackett
Publisher: Nelson
ISBN: 978-0176764661

Visit the UCalgary Bookstore at www.calgarybookstore.ca.

Section Notes

This course uses Desire2Learn (D2L), an online learning management system. The instructor will post your course outline and other materials in D2L. For more information about D2L, please visit our Online Learning Resources.

Unless notified, all online courses are available at 9 am MT the day before the start date. Students who register on (or after) the start date will receive access within one day of registration.

Students who are unfamiliar with Desire2Learn or Adobe Connect are recommended to take BMC 352 Learning Online prior to enrolling in this course.

Unless otherwise stated, notice of withdrawal or transfer from a course must be received at least seven calendar days prior to the start date of the course.

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