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Acas training courses are now available in both face to face and digital formats. Call our Customer Services Team on 0300 123 1150, Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm, for more information about our training or fill in our enquiry form. Delegates attending face to face events will receive Covid safety guidance following registration.

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Recruitment, selection and retention - digital event


Successful recruitment and retaining experienced staff can help businesses thrive and improve staff engagement. This in-depth digital event will help you gain the expertise you need to recruit, select and retain the right people for your business.

The event will be delivered via Zoom, in two sessions, over two consecutive days. The duration of each session will be 3 hours.

The dates are:

  • Day 1 - 8th of December 2021, 09:30 - 12:30
  • Day 2 - 9th of December 2021, 09:30 - 12:30

Business need

Recruiting employees who are unsuitable or disengaged can lead to performance issues, grievances and lowering of morale in the existing workforce. It can also impact on staff retention.

Employers also have a responsibility to ensure that they do not discriminate during the recruitment and selection process.

Delivered via Zoom, this event will guide you through recruiting staff with the optimum skills, behaviours and capabilities, from planning your resourcing requirements and creating job adverts, through to onboarding new employees.

Our interactive sessions will provide you with the opportunity to discuss and reflect upon your recruitment experiences and embed your learning in a safe environment.

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

Suitable For

Delegates from all sectors of industry including: managers, supervisors, team leaders, HR professionals, business owners, Trade Union representatives, employee representatives and individuals who wish to enhance their CPD.


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

  • Planning your staffing needs
  • Changing labour markets
  • The Equality Act and recruitment
  • Developing job descriptions
  • Recruiting via social media
  • Selecting the best candidate
  • Alternative methods for selection
  • Unconscious bias
  • Checking references and qualifications
  • Onboarding a new employee
  • Retaining employees

To save you time and money, we can deliver bespoke training for 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 

Venue Delivered digitally via Zoom   Map (opens in new window)   Date 08/12/2021    Time 09:30 - 12:30   
Price £175.00 per person    Please note our training events are VAT exempt
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* 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.