Recruiting is critical to our success
Great vision without great people is irrelevant. So becoming good at hiring is one of your vital responsibilities and a key to sucsess. Skills and experiences are important, but primarily we are looking for attitude and character.
This section including out tips for sucsessful recruiting that will help you become a great recruiter. Put in the time and don’t take shortcuts. A bad hire can damage your team performance and out hard won reputation. For help, contact [NAME EMAIL LINK] in HR or read our recruitment policy.
How do I recruit?
You need to know the difference between permanent (fulltime and part time), temporary (fixed term) and casual employees and contractors. Also how not to discriminate illegally when hiring, what questions we can and can’t ask and our rights to obtain, keep and use personal information (Privacy act summary).
Support from HR
HR can advise and guide you through the process and provide specific support services. Involve them early.
Using our Talent Propeller recruitment system
Talent Propeller is our online recruitment service that streamlines and automates the recruitment process. This video explains how it works and how you can get the best results. It explains what activities you can undertake using the system (e.g how you can review CV’s, select shortlisted candidates and request approval to hire) and what activities our recruitment team will undertake.
Our recruitment processFLOW CHART
Our process and the resources you need are set out below. The flowchart opposite explains our process in full detail.
|Process Step||Guidelines and Documents|
|Step 1: Plan recruitment and get approval to recruit.|| |
Approval to recruit form
Tips: Successful recruiting
|Step 2: Advertise and/or brief agency.|| |
Tips: Writing great ads
Approved recruitment agencies
Recruitment agency brief
|Step 3: Receive applications, screen, shortlist for interview. Decline unsuccessful applicationscandidates.||Employment application form |
Short listing template
Application declined email
|Step 4: Organise interviews.||Tips: Interviewing Video |
Waged interview questions
Salaried interview questions
|Step 5: Interview and select preferred candidates.||Tips: Making selection|
|Step 6: Complete pre-employment checks.||Pre-employment checks list |
Reference check form
|Step 7: Second interview.||Tips: Second interview|
|Step 8: Final decision.||Tips: Selection |
Employment agreement request
|Step 9: Verbal offer.||Tips: Negotiation|
|Step 10: Issue offer pack.||Offer pack contents|
|Step 11: Advise unsuccessful candidates.||Tips: Debriefing unsuccessful candidates|
|Step 12: Signed acceptance received.|
|Step 13: Plan orientation||Orientation planning|