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Recruitment, selection and retention


Gain the relevant expertise to recruit, select and retain the right people for your organisation.

Business need

An organisation is nothing without its people. Recruiting people who are wrong for the organisation can lead to performance issues, grievances, increased costs, and lowering of morale in the existing workforce. Such people are likely to be disengaged, unlikely to give of their best, and end up leaving voluntarily or involuntarily when their unsuitability becomes evident.

Employers want to ensure that they are acting legally and have a responsibility to ensure that no unlawful discrimination occurs in the recruitment and selection process.

We will take you through all you need to know about how to recruit the people with right skills, behaviours and capabilities for your organisation. From planning your resourcing requirements and creating job adverts through to recruiting using social media, shortlisting and preparing for interviews. This course covers the entire process including how to induct and retain new employees once they arrive within your workplace.

This full day course includes interactive workshops where delegates will have the chance to discuss and reflect upon their own recruitment experiences and embed what they have learnt in a safe environment.

All delegates will receive an electronic certificate of attendance for their participation in the training.

Suitable For

This course is ideal for Business Owners or Managers with limited experience of recruitment, or anyone needing a refresher on the fundamentals of the recruitment process.


Our expert-led training sessions are designed to facilitate discussion and interaction. This event will cover:

  • Planning your staffing needs
  • Changing Labour Markets
  • Understand how the Equality Act affects recruitment
  • Developing job descriptions
  • Recruiting through social media
  • Selecting the best candidate
  • Alternative methods for selection
  • Unconscious bias
  • Checking references and qualifications
  • Induction process for a new employee
  • Retaining employees

Have a large group of staff to train?

To save you time and money, we can deliver bespoke training at your workplace. To find out more contact our Customer Services Team on 0300 123 1150 or complete our online enquiry form


We also offer free e-learning on a wide range of employment relations topics. It's a great way to develop, enhance and refresh your knowledge, providing you with the opportunity to work through theory, explore case studies and answer interactive questions.

Need more than training?

We recognise that every organisation is different. Our specialists can diagnose issues in your workplace and tailor practical solutions to address the challenges faced by you and your staff. To arrange a call or visit or to simply find out more, contact our Customer Services Team on 0300 123 1150 or complete our online enquiry form

Venue Wrexham: Venue TBC   Map (opens in new window)   Date 02/12/2020    Time 10:00 - 16:00   
Price £175.00 per person    Please note our training events are VAT exempt
To book now

* Max of 4 delegates per organisation. Please call Acas on 0300 123 1150 or email if numbers exceed this or for more details about the training session.