Students examine the policies and procedures for the planning, acquisition, deployment, and
retention of a workforce of sufficient size and quality to allow an organization to attain its
strategic goals. Topics include the strategic importance of staffing; the staffing environment;
human resource planning; job analysis and design; recruitment; applicant screening; employment
testing; interviews; references; decision making; employment contracts; methods of evaluation the
hiring process; deployment; and retention.
- Describe the strategic importance of staffing.
- Evaluate the impact of the external environment on staffing.
- Develop a workforce and recruitment plan.
- Evaluate the current issues and methodologies used in recruitment and selection.
- Compare decision making models in the selection process.
- Explain the interdependence of staffing with other HRM functions.
- Analyse relevant employment legislation.
- Develop and apply interview techniques.
- Recommend retention strategies.
- Discuss current issues in staffing.
- Module 1: Introducing Recruitment and Selection
- Module 2: Legal Issues with Recruitment and Selection
- Module 3: Understanding the Work: Job Analysis and Competency Models
- Module 4: Recruitment: Attracting Quality Applicants
- Module 5: Interview and Evaluation Techniques
- Module 6: Decision Making Module 7: Human Resources Planning
Required text and materials
Catano, V. M., Wiesner, W. H., & Hackett, R. D. (2019). Recruitment and selection in
Canada. (7th ed.). Toronto, ON: Nelson Education.
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To successfully complete this course, students must achieve a passing grade of 50% or higher on
the overall course, and 50% or higher on the final mandatory exam.
|Quiz: Legal Issues with Recruitment and Selection
|Assignment 1: Job Posting
|Assignment 2: Recruitment Plan
|Assignment 3: Interview Guide and Job Offer
Open Learning Faculty Member Information
An Open Learning Faculty Member is available to assist students. Students will receive the necessary contact information at the start of the course.