Effective Onboarding & Talent Acquisition
Successful organisations are built on the effective recruitment, selection and onboarding of great candidates. The challenge for many organisations is not about attracting enough candidates but, ensuring that they get those that are right for the job and the culture. Once recruited, it is important that applicants are integrated to the job, team and organisation so that they can be effective as quickly as possible.
Recent research from the Chartered Institute of Personnel & Development (CIPD) suggests that skill shortages are escalating and skills needed for jobs are changing - over three-quarters of organisations experienced difficulties in recent recruitment processes. There has also been an increase in employee turnover after some years of decline and more than three quarters of organisations had challenges retaining staff. Interviews remain the most common selection method, although the traditional interview is not considered one of the most valid selection tools.
By the end of this highly interactive programme you will have an understanding of how successful sourcing and onboarding of candidates makes a positive impact on the performance of the organisation. You will understand the link between validity, cost and time of a range of selection methods. It is run by an expert in the field who is not only a Chartered Fellow of the CIPD but also has relevant up-to-date experience so that you can apply the techniques learnt from training to your organisational challenges.
Participants will gain an understanding of how to ensure they get the candidates for the right job and are successfully integrated into the organisational culture. Delegates will learn how to run high validity interviews and how to onboard candidates so that they make a positive impact on the performance of the organisation.
Effective Onboarding & Talent Acquisition is an expert-led online course within our Leadership and Management series. At the Civil Service College, we tailor our courses to each attendee’s role and organisations, ensuring that each delegate gets the most out of the training. Our courses and trainers are continuously updated and evaluated to ensure that we are always delivering the best service possible.
During this unique training course you will understand:
The training course will be of interest to anyone who is responsible for selecting and inducting people into the organisation - it will help them understand the resourcing process and have useful tools to undertake successful recruitment and on-boarding. It has particular benefit to managers and HR professionals who are responsible for understanding and improving employee turnover.
Go above and beyond your training with new collaborative resources from our partnership with Kogan Page, an award-winning independent publisher of business books and content. Additional learning resources include print books, ebooks and online learning courses, which will take you through a journey experience of blended learning.
Face to Face Training
10:00 - 16:00
£495 + VAT
Zoom & Microsoft Teams
Mel is an excellent trainer who has extensive expertise in Leadership, Management & Interpersonal Skills Training – this has been underpinned by his professional knowledge and practical experience.Read Bio
Mel had an outstanding career in the UK Civil Service up until 2011 and held roles such as HR and Organisational Development Manager. He is now a Self-Employed Freelance Independent Consultant, Management Trainer, Assessor and Business Coach. He is a qualified HR Professional of over twenty years with a wide range of both strategic and operational business experience. He is an outstanding trainer who has extensive expertise in Leadership, Management & Interpersonal Skills Training used with a wide range of leaders.
Mel is an excellent communicator, who makes training participative and engaging. He is a Chartered Fellow of the CIPD and has the Certificate in the Psychology of Management. Mel is qualified in Coaching and Psychometrics and frequently uses them as part of leadership development. In 2012, he became a CIPD Experience Assessor and has since assessed a range of HR Directors. In 2015, he led the assessment of a large organisation’s HR function in the UAE. Due to his business credibility, he was also asked to speak at a Leadership Conference about Emotional Intelligence alongside Nick Clegg, MP.
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