CIPD Foundation Level Award in Resourcing Talent
Written and Skills Assessment
Name:… …. … … …. … … …. … … …. … …
Task One: HR Planning and Factors Affecting Resourcing and Talent Policy 1
Task Two: Job Analysis 2
Task Three: Recruitment and Selection Methods 5
Task Four: Advertising and Short-listing 6
Task Five: Selection interviewing 8
Task Six: Making the Offer and Induction 8
Task One: HR Planning and Factors Affecting Resourcing and Talent Policy
You arrive at the office on Monday morning to find an email from Brian Jackson.
Respond to the MD’s email (in email format) giving him a quick synopsis of what HR Planning is, its benefits and how you think it might assist the company in future. You should also summarise at least three internal and external factors each, with a brief explanation, that might affect an organisation’s talent planning and recruitment and selection policy. Include consideration of internal factors such as business objectives, culture, and structure and external factors including legislation, ethics and the economy. Additionally, make sure you respond to the MD’s question regarding diversity, identifying at least three reasons why the organisation should attract a diverse workforce (maximum 400 words) (AC 1.1, 1.2, 1.3).
From: , HR Manager
To: Brian Jackson, Managing Director
Subject: Re: Future Staff Headcount
Task Two: Job Analysis
As a result of the growth plans Elegance Shoes Ltd needs to recruit three new Store Managers. Write a short report explaining to your HR Officer the purpose and principles of best practice job analysis in organisations (maximum 200 words)
Based on your previous experience of Store Manager recruitment, you have an established job description and person specification for the role of Store Manager which you will use again in this recruitment round for the three new stores.
You will need to identify the...