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Finding the best candidates

VideoWritten by John Berry on 25th May 2019. Revised 1st November 2020.1 min read

• Helping you understand the mechanisms of search, considering the time candidates are available;
• Helping you decide which search methods to use for each type of job;
• Explaining the process you should use to probe the labour market and set up your search;
• Discussing what to do when searching (and what not to do); and
• Setting out the plethora of alternative sources of good candidates.

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Developing selection criteria, specifying the ideal candidate

VideoWritten by John Berry & Sue Berry on 26th May 2019. Revised 1st November 2020.1 min read

• Illustrating how to define people in terms that can be assessed and tested during selection;
• Describing what’s meant by general mental ability, personality and person-environment fit;
• Telling how the various characteristics impact on job performance;
• Showing how job descriptions can be analysed to give the necessary competencies and behaviours; and
• Discussing how managers typically make decisions during selection and how this should be done.

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Setting foundations designing the right jobs

VideoWritten by John Berry on 26th May 2019. Revised 1st November 2020.1 min read

• Showing how to model a firm to capture all the necessary functions to be done;
• Showing how functions can be aggregated to form various different jobs;
• Teaching how to design jobs for maximum motivational effect;
• Identifying the purpose and primary responsibilities and accountabilities in each job; and
• Beginning to determine the characteristics of the people who will excel in those jobs as preparation for Webinar 3.

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A new approach for recruitment & selection age

VideoWritten by John Berry on 26th May 2019. Revised 1st November 2020.1 min read

• Reviewing the current approach to recruitment and selection;
• Identifying exactly where and how this old approach is broken;
• Underpinning the new approach, starting with job purpose;
• Building the new approach as a process from job to jobholder; and
• Illustrating the elements of the process, setting the scene for other webinars.

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Planning & implementing organisational up skilling

VideoWritten by John Berry on 26th May 2019. Revised 1st November 2020.1 min read

This webinar/video is about how a manager might go about developing everyone in his or her organisation together. It starts by suggesting that such pan-organisation development depends on the use of a statement of what's to be done - the competency framework. And will illustrate an example of a framework for a 50-person organisation.

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Understanding what makes people developable

VideoWritten by John Berry on 28th May 2019. Revised 1st November 2020.1 min read

  • Translating job description accountabilities to personal characteristics
  • Determining the changes in competencies and behaviours needed
  • Identifying critical development to yield required future performance
  • Discussing why some people are developable (and others not)
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