The Firm Recruitment Foundations Course


The FIRM Recruitment Foundations Course

Who is this course suitable for?

Members of In-House Resourcing teams who are new to recruitment Junior members of In-House teams who are keen to develop their capability and progress
Agency Recruiters who are keen to move into an in-house recruitment position and wish to develop their understanding.

A quick overview

This course is designed specifically for new/ junior members of in-house recruitment teams who are keen to develop their capability across the entire recruitment lifecycle. Delegates will be trained on each element of the recruitment lifecycle from the initial briefing meeting through to attraction, sourcing, screening and selection.

The primary focus of our FIRM Foundations course is give new in-house recruiters a thorough grounding in all aspects of the in-house recruitment lifecycle which in turn will increase the confidence, capability and credibility of the delegate on completion of the training.


Session One – Recruitment Lifecycle Management
  • Importance of recruitment within the business
  • Effective recruitment planning
  • Ensuring a positive candidate experience
  • Stakeholder Management
Session Two – Attraction and Sourcing
  • Introduction to EVP and Employer Brand
  • Writing effective job adverts
  • Different sourcing channels
  • Effective candidate engagement
Session Three – Assessment and Selection
  • Effective screening
  • Introduction to competency based interviewing
  • How to structure an interview
  • Competency Based Interview practice
  • Understanding different assessment techniques and how to structure an assessment centre
Session Four – Feedback and Onboarding
  • Drawing out evidence of competencies
  • Effective debrief sessions
  • Best Practice Feedback
  • Managing the candidate experience from offer through to the onboarding process

What will be achieved?

A thorough grounding in all aspects of the recruitment lifecycle

Equip the individual with effective tools and techniques from the initial briefing through to attraction selection and onboarding

Increase confidence, capability and credibility of the in-house recruiter.

What’s included?

Pre-Course Preparation
Comprehensive Training Manuals
Certificates of Completion
Training Report (including delegate feedback)
Post Course Support
Training Review (after 8 weeks)

For details of dates and costs or more information please contact

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