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CMI Unit 511 Recruiting, Selecting and Retaining Talent

Recruiting and selecting staff is a major challenge in a competitive market. Organisations are increasingly looking for innovative approaches to recruit individuals from the broadest talent pool.

About this course

This unit has been designed to equip learners with an understanding of the factors which impact on recruitment. They will know how to develop plans and strategies for selecting staff, and identify approaches for retaining the best of the best.

Learning outcomes

  1. Understand the factors that impact on recruitment and selection
  2. Know how to plan for recruitment and selection
  3. Understand approaches to the recruitment and selection of a diverse and talented workforce
  4. Understand strategies for retaining talent

Course content

1.1 Examine the impact of regulatory and legislative frameworks on an organisation’s approach to recruitment and selection

1.2 Evaluate organisational factors which impact on recruitment and selection

1.3 Analyse the impact of labour markets on recruitment and selection

2.1 Examine the types and purpose of information required to develop a business case for recruitment

2.2 Analyse good practice in creating content for job descriptions and person specifications to meet business needs

3.1 Evaluate methods for generating high quality applications from prospective employees

3.2 Analyse the rationale for using recruitment and selection methods in different contexts

3.3 Evaluate approaches for selecting the successful applicant

4.1 Analyse good practice for onboarding and inducting new staff

4.2 Evaluate methods for improving employee retention

4.3 Examine the benefits of employee retention for individuals, teams and organisation

Key Features

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Apply the learning directly to your current or future work setting

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Achieve foundation Chartered or work towards full Chartered Manager status

CMI Unit 511 Recruiting, Selecting and Retaining Talent

Course Summary

Guided Learning

21 Hours

Course / Unit Credit Value

Unit 511: 50 TUT

Qualification 1

CMI Level 5 Management and Leadership

Qualification 1 Credit Value

Award: 40 TUT; Certificate: 130 TUT; Diploma: 370 TUT

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Cannot be taken with Unit 502
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