Recruitment covers the procedures from the time an employer decides that it needs new, extra, or replacement employees up until the time that a person is confirmed as a new employee and is ready to commence work. 

It covers things such as job analysis, advertising, promotions, employee transfers, interviews, testing of employees, reference and background auditing, pre-employment health checks, preparing a contract of employment and making a job offer.

Do you need a new employee?

Consider alternatives to recruiting a new employee that may be more cost effective.

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Collect accurate information

Analyse the job and ensure you have a written, up-to-date job description and person specification.

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Comply with the law

Legislation affects recruitment in a number of areas.

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The recruitment process

You can use the Recruitment Checklist to guide your recruitment processes.

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The job offer

The offer of employment is a legal expression of the employer's intentions.

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Recruitment | Pay & Conditions

Landmark ‘casuals’ decision: does it affect you?

By HR Advance on 2nd Oct 2018

A recent Fair Work decision means many employees currently described by employers as ‘casuals’ could in fact be permanent. This article explains the background to the decision and provides guidance on what you should do if you employ long-term casuals.