Workforce Planning and Employment: Sourcing and Selecting Candidates

Human resource professionals who are preparing for the Human Resource Certification Institute’s (HRCI) Professional in Human Resources (PHR) or Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) certification exam

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Expected Duration
90 minutes

This course examines the sourcing and selection of employment candidates. Also covered are the best approaches to internal and external recruitment, with a focus on key recruitment sources such as job postings, referrals, and the various types of candidates, such as active and semiactive. This course helps prepare individuals for the Human Resource Certification Institute’s (HRCI) PHR and SPHR certification examinations.


Sourcing and Selecting Candidates

  • identify internal recruitment sources
  • identify external recruitment sources
  • sequence the steps to implement a recruitment strategy
  • identify employer marketing and branding techniques
  • describe key components developed for a selection process
  • identify the purpose of common selection tests
  • recognize the key guidelines and interview techniques for gauging the suitability of candidates
  • describe key stages involved in interviewing candidates
  • recognize types of interviewer biases
  • identify characteristics of compensation plans
  • recognize types of compensation
  • identify guidelines for extending written employment offers
  • identify examples of various types of employment contracts




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