This unit (SITXHRM004) describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to coordinate the recruitment, selection and induction of new staff members within the framework of existing human resource policies and procedures. It requires the ability to identify recruitment needs, develop selection criteria, process and evaluate applications, select people according to their attitude, aptitude and fit to the position and coordinate induction programs. The unit applies to senior personnel who operate independently or with limited guidance from others, including dedicated specialist staff or operational or senior managers. It applies to all tourism, travel, hospitality and event sectors.

Unit details

Study level:
Vocational and further education (TAFE)
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Assessment tasks will be designed to reinforce and extend knowledge and skill competence within set and controlled parameters in accordance with each unit's learning outcomes and performance criteria requirements, including the setting of work based practical application tasks designed to provide evidence of competence outcomes, within periodic and scheduled timelines. Students will be expected to demonstrate the following required skills: - administer the recruitment, selection and induction process for each of the following recruitment needs at least once: casual, contract or temporary; full time or part-time permanent; volunteer; - develop selection criteria for each of the above recruitment needs; - conduct fair and equitable selection interviews for each of the above recruitment situations, and; - evaluate at least one applicant in each of the above selection processes to select individuals that meet a specific organisational need.Students will also be expected to demonstrate the following knowledge: - specific industry sector knowledge; - specific organisation knowledge including: roles and responsibilities of different personnel in the recruitment and induction process; required make-up of interview panels; procedures for employment checks; full content of recruitment and human resource policies; - key elements of equal employment opportunity (EEO) employment laws and how they must be implemented in recruitment and selection processes; - records required of recruitment and selection process; - special arrangements required in the organisation of selection procedures; - information for inclusion in induction programs; - key organisational policies and procedures; - industrial arrangements for the organisation; - policies and procedures specific to the job role, and; - work health and safety information.

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