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Activity 1A
Estimated Time 20 Minutes
Objective To provide you with an opportunity to analyse strategic and operational plans and policies to identify relevant policies and objectives.
Activity Read the Case Study in section 1.1 of the Learner Guide.
What qualities, values, skills, and attributes should Celine and Jeff look for in their new recruit?
For each aspect you identify, briefly describe why this would be ideal.
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Activity 1B
Estimated Time 15 Minutes
Objective To provide you with an opportunity to develop recruitment, selection and induction policies and procedures and supporting documents.
Activity Read the case study in section 1.2 of the Learner Guide.
What potential message is perceived by existing staff if “New Care” were to advertise externally for the Chief Operating Officer position.
Activity 1C
Estimated Time 20 Minutes
Objective To provide you with an opportunity to review options for technology to improve efficiency and effectiveness of recruitment and selection process.
Activity Which current recruitment technologies (e.g. Website, Online interview etc.) and practices (e.g. social media, recruitment agencies etc.) are used in your organization?. Please provide brief introduction of your organization, also.
Activity 1D
Estimated Time 20 Minutes
Objective To provide you with an opportunity to obtain support for policies and procedures from senior managers; and to communicate policies and procedures to relevant staff and provide training if required.
Activity How do you formulate recruitment and selection policies and procedures in organization. What do you need to consider formulating these policies?
Activity 1E
Estimated Time 30 Minutes
Objective To provide you with an opportunity to trial forms and documents supporting policies and procedures and make necessary adjustments.
Activity Draft a recruitment advertisement for Human Resource Manager position in a retail organization.
Next, explain how does this document, support organisational policies and procedures?
Activity 2A
Estimated Time 15 Minutes
Objective To provide you with an opportunity to determine future human resource needs in collaboration with relevant managers and sections.
Activity Read the Case Study in section 2.1 of the Learner Guide.
Please suggest what ASIO could have done to ensure that their recruitment and selection choices matched their current and future needs.
Activity 2B
Estimated Time 30 Minutes
Objective To provide you with an opportunity to ensure current position descriptors and person specifications for vacancies are used by managers and others involved in recruitment, selection and induction processes.
Activity Read the Case Study in section 2.1 of the Learner Guide.
If you were the CEO of Rapid company, which three candidates would you select? Give reasons and explain your answer.
Activity 2C
Estimated Time 20 Minutes
Objective To provide you with an opportunity to provide access to training and other forms of support to all persons involved in recruitment and selection process.
Activity What trainings are required for the recruitment and selection processes officer?
What are potential harms if you select wrong person for a particular job? Use an example of selecting a position and recruiting a wrong person for that position.
Activity 2D
Estimated Time 15 Minutes
Objective To provide you with an opportunity to ensure advertising of vacant positions complies with organisational policy and legal requirements.
Activity What discrimination laws are violated in the following instances?
A job advertises for ‘mature women only.’
A job advertises for a female child minder.
A well-qualified Muslim applicant is rejected in favour of a less qualified atheist.
Activity 2E
Estimated Time 20 Minutes
Objective To provide you with an opportunity to utilise specialists where necessary.
Activity You are using a recruitment specialist (agency) for a position in an organization, explain the following:
A. What are your needs?
B. Why uses a specialist?
C. What kind of specialist?
Activity 2F
Estimated Time 20 Minutes
Objective To provide you with an opportunity tonsure selection procedure are in accordance with organisational policy and legal requirements.
Activity Outline a selection and recruitment policy of a service organization.
Activity2G
Estimated Time 15 Minutes
Objective To provide you with an opportunity to ensure processes for advising applicants of selection outcome are followed.
Activity What are different ways of notifying the result of the selection process to the applicants?
Activity 2H
Estimated Time 20 Minutes
Objective To provide you with an opportunity to ensure job offers and contracts of employment are executed promptly, and new appointments are provided with advice about salary, terms and conditions.
Activity Outline the time frame and method of implementation:
(For example Issuing job offer -Time frame – 3 days, Method - email)
a. Issuing job offer
Time Frame Method
b. The new employee commencing work
Time Frame Method
c. Signing employment contract
Time Frame Method
d. Discussing and clarifying salary
Time Frame Method
e. Discussing terms and conditions of the role.
Time Frame Method
Activity 3A
Estimated Time 15 Minutes
Objective To provide you with an opportunity to provide access to training and ongoing support for all persons engaged in staff induction.
Activity What support is available for staff undergoing induction process in an organisation?
Activity 3B
Estimated Time 20 Minutes
Objective To provide you with an opportunity to check induction processes are followed across the organisation.
Activity Read the case study in section 3.1 of the Learner Guide.
The following parts of the induction process have been selected.
For each point, briefly explain how this would make her feel and why.
• ‘Nurtured by the senior management team’
• ‘Appreciated the new person’
• ‘Build her in to their world on her terms’
• ‘Discussing her issues, concerns and fears’
Activity 3C
Estimated Time 15 Minutes
Objective To provide you with an opportunity to oversee management of probationary employees and provide them with feedback until their employment is confirmed or terminated.
Activity In most cases, the organisations have policies on providing feedback to employee on probationary period.
• When is feedback given?
• What possible formats can be used for feedback?
• What information is included in the feedback provided?

Activity 3D
Estimated Time 15 Minutes
Objective To provide you with an opportunity to obtain feedback from participants and relevant managers on extent induction process is meeting its objectives.
Activity Feedback is gathered from employees. Explain the following:
• When is feedback gathered?
• What format is feedback collected in?
• What information does the feedback seek?
Activity 3E
Estimated Time 20 Minutes
Objective To provide you with an opportunity to make refinements to induction policies and procedures.
Activity Read the Case Study in Section 3.5 of the Learner Guide.
By examining Seph’s experiences, identify what went wrong during the probation period and how it can be rectified in future?
Skills and Knowledge Activity
Estimated Time 90 Minutes
Objective To provide you with an opportunity to demonstrate your knowledge of the foundation skills, knowledge evidence and performance evidence.
Activity Complete the following individually.
The answers to the following questions will enable you to demonstrate your knowledge of:
? Reading
? Writing
? Oral communication
? Numeracy
? Navigate the world of work
? Interact with others
? Get the work done
? Recruitment and selection methods, including assessment centres
? The concept of outsourcing
? The purpose of employee contracts and industrial relations
? Relevant legislation, regulations, standards and codes of practice that may affect recruitment, selection and induction
? Terms and conditions of employment
? Relevance of psychometric and skills testing programs to recruitment
Answer each question in as much detail as possible, considering organisational requirements for each one.
1. This activity will require you to document a hypothetical recruitment, selection, and induction process.
a. Write a job advertisement for a trainer in Vocational Educational Training (VET) college.
b. Define the criteria for the VET trainer, in terms of academic qualifications, skills and knowledge. For each point, explain why this is required/desirable.
c. Write a letter to the successful applicant to VET trainer, informing next steps to follow.
c. Give written feedback to VET trainer after completing probationary period.
2. Describe organisation’s process for recruitment if this was outsourced, including relevant communications.

Major Activity
Estimated Time 1 – 2 Hours
Objective To provide you with an opportunity to demonstrate your knowledge of the entire unit.
Activity This is a major activity – your instructor will let you know whether you will complete it during class or in your own time. The completion of Major Activity will develop your skills in:
1. Developing recruitment, selection and induction policies and procedures
2. Recruiting and selecting staff
3. Managing staff induction
You must individually, answer the following questions in full to show your competency.
1. When developing recruitment and selection policies what internal and external factors should be considered?
2. What is the importance of a recruitment policy in the organization?
3. Identify one aspect of the recruitment process that is done using technology. Can it be done without technology, why and why not?
4. Suggest a way you can communicate policies and procedures to relevant staff.
5. Why might you need to update a recruitment document?
6. What is the procedure for staff training in your workplace?
7. Why informing unsuccessful applicants of their results is important?
8. Why Employment Contracts is important?
9. Why new staff may need additional support?
10. What could happen if the induction process isn’t followed?

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