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Helpful resources

A whole range of free resources for you to access: factsheets, downloads, links to e-learning, pro forma, blog posts and more.

General recruitment and selection resources
  • Recruitment – an introduction: A factsheet from CIPD looking at the main stages of the recruitment process, from defining the role to making the appointment. 
  • Recruitment: Helpful online information from Acas for every stage of the recruitment process.
  • Selection methods: An overview of candidate assessment methods, focusing on interviews, psychometric tests and assessment centres. Free factsheet from CIPD.
  • Acas e-learning: Covering a range of employment relations topics and helping you understand best practice and current legislation.
  • The Acas Model Workplace: Easy to use, the Acas Model Workplace helps you to check how good your organisation is at people management - from recruitment to performance management.
  • Job design: The deciding of a job's key contents, from the duties and responsibilities involved to the systems and procedures followed by the person in that role. Helpful factsheet from CIPD.
Essential documents
  • Hiring staff: Downloadable documents from Acas covering the whole of the recruitment process - from job descriptions to job induction templates, and everything in between!
  • Job description template: A helpful tool from The Telegraph giving a detailed outline of what should be included.
  • NI Business Info: A range of sample documents to browse.
  • Business Balls: How to write job descriptions - with examples.
  • Job Descriptions: Monster webpage offering a number of job description outlines.
Recruiting within the law
Issues specifically affecting Christian organisations and churches
Interview, job offer and induction