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HRM-815 Recruitment and Selection
Campus NBS
Programs PG
Session Spring Semester 2017
Course Title Recruitment and Selection
Course Code HRM-815
Credit Hours 3
Pre-Requisutes None
Course Objectives After completion of the course the students should be able to:
The purpose of this course is to provide to participants an understanding of the various aspects of the total employment process and how they critically interrelate. These aspects include: the planning process, position decommentions, attracting suitable candidates, screening methodology, interviewing, testing procedures, candidate evaluations, the decision-making process, background investigations, performance evaluations and orientation programs. Covered throughout are the concepts of the legal frame work which governs the field as well as the professional human resources thinking that permits the essential function to be managed effectively.
Detail Content
  • Introduction to Recruitment and selection
  • Challenges, Costs, Forecasting
  • Recruitment and Selection Preparation
  • Job Analysis
  • internal and external sources of candidates
  • Recruitment and Selection Preparation
  • internal and external sources of candidates
  • Resumes, CV’s, Cover Letters and Applications
  • how to make the resume and cover letter – Candidate point of view
  • how to read the resume and cover letter – recruiter point of view
  • Practical Work – Design and assessment of Resume and Cover Letter for a HR Position
  • Designing Tests
    • The Basics and Personality Tests
    • Different types of personality testing
    • Designing questions for personality tests
  • Designing Tests: Subject Based
    • What are subject based tests?
    • How can they be designed and assessed?
  • Designing Tests: Work Sampling, Assessment Centers
    • Defining work sampling and assessment centers
    • Different activities for assessment centers. Designing and evaluating
  • Designing Tests: Work Sampling, Assessment Centers
    • Defining work sampling and assessment centers
    • Different activities for assessment centers. Designing and evaluating
  • Designing Interviews
    • What are recruitment interviews?
    • Conducting and giving recruitment interviews.
    • Types of questions and best answers
  • Salary negotiations interview
  • How to design conduct and give such interviews.
  • Selection of the Candidate
  • Onboarding - Orientation and Integration
  • Onboarding - Orientation and Integration
  • Practical Work / Case Study Based Deigning of Orientation Program
Text/Ref Books
  • Course pack recruitment and selection (available with photocopier NBS)
  • The handbook of strategic recruitment and selection: a system approach, Bernard o Meara, 2011
  • The complete guide to recruitment, a step by step approach to selecting, assessing, and hiring the right people, Jane Brown
  • Managing Recruitment and Selection by Gill Taylor
  • Managing recruitment training and development, Elizabeth M Christopher and Larry E Smith, 2010
  • Hire the best performers, Steve Kneeland, 2007
  • Hiring the best, Martin Yate, 5th Edition, 2009
  • Human Resource Management, Garry Dressler, 12th Edition, 2013
Time Schedule Spring Semester 2017
Faculty/Resource Person Ms. Zunaira Saqib
PhD Scholar, Leicester University,
UK. MA HRD and Consulting,
Lancaster University, UK