Recruitment Pitfalls

This note provides a checklist of the steps involved in the recruitment process. It highlights issues that arise at each stage and sets out some of the pitfalls.

Before advertising

• An individual can bring an employment tribunal claim against an organisation for discrimination in recruitment. You should ensure that all staff involved in the recruitment process are aware of this.
• Compile a job description and a person specification. The job description should cover the main purpose and objectives of the job and the person specification should detail the experience, qualifications and skills necessary for the job in question...