Recruitment and Selection

by Alan Nelson

Are you hiring the talent you need to build a great team of accountants? This course offers helpful guidance on the hiring process, from the moment the need to hire occurs until the job offer is made. Discover how to find candidates with the right combination of skills, experience, and attributes.

price £75+vat
cpd hours 4 CPD hours
access 120 days' access

This course will enable you to

  • Create a compelling job advert that defines the accountabilities, standards and competencies related to the position.
  • Find and attract the right candidates for your position and shortlist the applicants ready for interview.
  • Employ different types of questions appropriately, predict the success of candidates, and use assessments and tests effectively.
  • Recognise the best ways to prepare to interview candidates.
  • Understand how to select the right candidate and the process for making a formal job offer.

About the course

In an increasingly competitive job market, finding and persuading the best accounting and finance professionals is a critical challenge. Most people focus primarily on the interview, but if we are serious about building the best team, we must focus on the whole recruitment process. It all starts with job profiling, then finding and shortlisting the right candidates, so that you can prepare properly for the selection process.

This course offers practical advice on the entire recruitment process, from the moment a vacancy arises through to making a job offer. Discover how to create a strong job description and person specification as well as how to find the ideal people who will fit into your company's culture.

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Contents

  • Job profiles
    • Legislation
    • Getting it right
    • A job profile
    • The job description
    • The person specification
    • Presenting a job profile
    • Indirect discrimination
  • Attracting candidates
    • Finding suitable candidates
    • The advert
    • Administration
    • Identifying your matches
    • Shortlisting
  • Questioning techniques
    • Planning questions
    • Question types
    • Questions to answer
    • Predicting success
    • Problem interviewees
  • Interview process
    • Advance arrangements
    • Interview plan
    • Assessments and testing
    • Testing times
    • Listening properly
    • Supplying information
    • Second interviews
  • Candidate selection
    • Selecting the right person
    • The one
    • Making a job offer
    • Completing the process

How it works

Author

Alan Nelson

After studying economics, Alan began his career in accountancy before moving into senior management positions in the book trade. He founded Nelson Croom, the publisher of accountingcpd.net which he has run ever since. He is currently Chair of ICAEW’s Practice Assurance Committee and a member of IFA’s Regulatory Committee.

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Access to this course
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Exclusive news and CPD every week plus monthly webinars, all year round
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Course

Need just a few unitshourshours?

Access to this course
Total CPD unitshourshours4 unitshourshours
Access period120 days
Audit-proof CPD completion certificate
Immediate access to our entire CPD catalogue
Exclusive news and CPD every week plus monthly webinars, all year round
Account manager on hand to support your team's needs

Pick n Mix

All you need for this year's CPD.

Access to this course
Total CPD unitshourshours21 units20 hours21 hours
Access period120 days
Audit-proof CPD completion certificate
Immediate access to our entire CPD catalogue
Exclusive news and CPD every week plus monthly webinars, all year round
Account manager on hand to support your team's needs
Learn more

Team

Keep your whole team up to date.

Access to this course
Total CPD unitshourshours800+ unitshourshours
Access period12+ months
Audit-proof CPD completion certificate
Immediate access to our entire CPD catalogue
Exclusive news and CPD every week plus monthly webinars, all year round
Account manager on hand to support your team's needs
Learn more

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