University of California, Irvine

Hiring Practices

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14 hours to complete
3 weeks at 4 hours a week
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What you'll learn

  • Develop a strategic plan for recruiting both exempt and non-exempt positions

  • Incorporate diversity and inclusion throughout the recruitment process, highlighting the significance of those elements

  • Identify important components of successfully onboarding new employees

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There are 4 modules in this course

Welcome to Module 1: Pre-hire Practices. In this module, we begin with an overall look at hiring practices. We will also familiarize ourselves with the importance of an organization's foundation, enabling you to customize your best recruitment strategy.

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2 videos2 readings1 quiz1 discussion prompt

Welcome to Module 2: Recruiting Fundamentals. In this module, we will take an in-depth look into the complete recruiting process and how we can best approach it while highlighting the roles that HRIS plays and the incorporation of diversity and inclusion.

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2 videos2 readings1 quiz1 discussion prompt

Welcome to Module 3: The Hiring Code. In this module, we will discuss effective interviewing skills and identify resources. We will take a look at the Hiring Core , which dives into the heart of recruitment inclusive of interviewing, applicant testing, background versus reference checks, and leads up to the candidate’s offer.

What's included

2 videos2 readings1 quiz1 discussion prompt

Welcome to Module 4: Onboarding & Assimilation. In this module, we will examine the relationship between recruitment and retention. Successfully onboarding your new employees must go beyond the first day, the first week, and even the first month. Recruitment is useless if you are not able to retain your new talent.

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1 video2 readings1 quiz1 peer review1 discussion prompt


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Allison Anderson, MAS
University of California, Irvine
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