Alison Logo

Modern Human Resource Management - Recruitment and Selection Process Free Course

certifcate icon
  • Description
  • Outcome
  • Certification
  • The free online course in Modern Human Resource Management - Recruitment and Selection Process describes in detail the process HR professionals or managers go through as they define and prepare job specifications and employment compensation packages to attract the right candidates to fill job positions. The course also describes the processes involved in the planning and conducting of professional interviews.

    The course first introduces you to the main points in the recruitment process as it relates to HRM, the laws related to the employment cycle and the different recruitment strategies such as recruiting from a variety of sources to ensure diversity. The development of a job analysis, job description, and job specifications are also discussed as well as the factors involved in advertising a job to help maintain a multicultural work environment. Next, you will learn about the steps involved in the selection process such as criteria development, application and résumé review, test administration as well as the major categories of employment tests.

    Different interview styles and techniques are reviewed, as well as how to choose the right type of interview for the job and the formal and legal steps involved in making an official job offer. Finally, the course introduces you to the concepts involved in compensation planning and development such as providing the basic salary, holiday pay, health benefits and retirement packages. The differing types of pay systems and the internal and external factors that affect them are also discussed as well as the main types of employment compensation packages common in US firms.

    This free course will be of great interest to all HRM professionals and managers who would like to learn more about modern human resource selection and recruitment procedures, and to all learners who are interested in HRM as a career.

  • Having completed this course the learner will be able to:
    - Explain the steps to an effective recruitment strategy;
    - Develop a job analysis and job description and identify specific job skills;
    - Explain and discuss the steps involved in the selection process;
    - Explain the various types of interviews and interview questions;
    - Discuss interview methods and potential mistakes in interviewing candidates;
    - Discuss the different types of selection models;
    - Explain the goals of a compensation plan;
    - Explain the various types of benefits that can be offered to employees.

  • All Alison courses are free to study. To successfully complete a course you must score 80% or higher in each course assessments. Upon successful completion of a course, you can choose to make your achievement formal by purchasing an official Alison Diploma, Certificate or PDF.

    Having an official Alison document is a great way to share your success. Plus it’s:

    • Ideal for including in CVs, job applications and portfolios
    • An indication of your ability to learn and achieve high results
    • An incentive to continue to empower yourself through learning
    • A tangible way of supporting the Alison mission to empower people everywhere through education.

Modules List( 4 )
  • Course Resource Documents
  • Module 1: Introduction to Recruitment
    • Recruitment
    • The Law and Recruitment
    • Recruitment Strategies
  • Module 2: Interviewing and Selection
    • Selection Process
    • Criteria Development and Résumé Review
    • Interviewing
    • Testing and Selection
    • Making the Offer
  • Module 3: Compensation and Benefits
    • Goals of Compensation Planning
    • Developing a Compensation Package
    • Types of Pay Systems
    • Other Types of Compensation
  • Module 4: Recruitment and Selection - Assessment
    • Recruitment and Selection process Assessment
Topics List ( 3 )
Module 1: Introduction to Recruitment
Learn more about the recruitment process.
Topics List ( 5 )
Module 2: Interviewing and Selection
Learn more about interviewing and selection process.
Topics List ( 4 )
Module 3: Compensation and Benefits
Learn more about compensation and benefits as part of human resource management.
Topics List ( 1 )
Module 4: Recruitment and Selection - Assessment
You must score 80% or more to pass this assessment.
Course Features
  • Duration

    2-3 Hours

  • Publisher

    Saylor Foundation

  • Video


  • Audio


  • Assessment


  • Certification


  • Price


  • Reward

    50 Pts

  • Responsive


Reviews and Rate
This course has no reviews yet.