From advertisement to interview
First published on this website in August 2007 and last updated in May 2021
An article written for those asked to prepare a selection process for a new member of staff but with no HR department to fall back on. It is written in RAQ (Rarely Asked Questions) format.
1 What is a selection process all about?
2 How long does it all take?
3 What do applicants need to know about us?
4 What do we need to know about them
5 How do we discover the appropriate information?
6 How do we short-list accurately?
7 When do we ask for references?
8 What might we include in the interview period?
9 How do we prepare a formal interview?
10 How should we structure a good interview?
11 How can we bring the interview to life
12 How do we come to a wise decision?
There are references to other items on this website with more detail on the C of E patroange process, Occupational Requirements, asking excellent interview questions, etc.
Here is the link to this item: A17 - Staff selection step-by-step.pdf
This article has been updated in May 2021 with minor alterations to the text.