When looking to add new skills and competencies to their team, managers must first plan their staffing criteria and select the right staffing options that will allow them to recruit the talent they need. This online self-paced course (Module 2 of 3) presents the different elements that should be considered before starting a staffing process, including the merit criteria, staffing options and other factors influencing the choice of process. Participants will gain a better understanding of how appointment processes are conducted in the public service, including the key players involved.
- establishing merit criteria
- identifying the types of appointment options
- assessing the options and factors influencing the choice of staffing process
- reviewing the steps in the staffing process
This course is intended for human resources advisors, managers and anyone else who is interested in learning about staffing in the public service. It is divided into two content modules, followed by a knowledge validation module. Participants must register to and finish all three modules to complete this course:
This module makes frequent reference to the terms and conditions listed in the Public Service Employment Act (PSEA) since most federal public service organizations are subject to this Act.