Recruiting, Hiring, and Onboarding Employees

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About this course: Finding and hiring the right people is often cited as the number one concern of businesses today. It seems we are all competing for the best and brightest workers. As you will see in our time together in the second course, a critical component of the People Manager Value Proposition is to hire talented people who enable the organization to achieve its strategic goals. This course is an introduction into the topic of recruitment, selection and onboarding. At the outset of the course we will explore the importance of linking recruitment goals with overall company strategy. We then look at a number of options to recruit and select employees both effectively and legally. …

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About this course: Finding and hiring the right people is often cited as the number one concern of businesses today. It seems we are all competing for the best and brightest workers. As you will see in our time together in the second course, a critical component of the People Manager Value Proposition is to hire talented people who enable the organization to achieve its strategic goals. This course is an introduction into the topic of recruitment, selection and onboarding. At the outset of the course we will explore the importance of linking recruitment goals with overall company strategy. We then look at a number of options to recruit and select employees both effectively and legally. Throughout the course we will examine current issues in talent acquisition, such as how companies are now leveraging social media and hiring analytics to ensure better quality hires. At the conclusion of the course, we look at how to onboard employees to promote employee commitment and engagement.

Created by:  University of Minnesota
  • Taught by:  Amy Falink, Senior Lecturer

    Department of Work and Organizations
  • Taught by:  Stacy Doepner-Hove, Director, Masters in Human Resources and Industrial Relations program

    Carlson School of Management, Department of Work and Organizations
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WEEK 1


Aligning Recruitment and Selection with Company Strategy



In this module, we will lay the important foundation for the course: aligning recruitment and selection practices with your overall company strategy. We will apply the framework of systems theory to understand the interdependent components of the organization and how our plan is affected by internal and external environmental factors. We will explore the importance of workforce planning and, finally, conclude this module with a look at the core components of the hiring process: job design, job analysis,and job descriptions.


15 videos, 3 readings, 4 practice quizzes expand


  1. Video: HR for People Managers Overview
  2. Video: 1.1.1 Welcome to Class
  3. Video: 1.1.2 About Amy, Your Instructor
  4. Discussion Prompt: Tell Me About You!
  5. Video: 1.1.3 A Systems View of Recruitment and Selection
  6. Video: 1.1.4 Amy's Six Tips
  7. Reading: Helpful Human Resource Professional Associations
  8. Practice Quiz: Course Introduction
  9. Video: 1.2.1 Strategic Alignment
  10. Video: 1.2.2 Internal Environment
  11. Video: 1.2.3 External Environment
  12. Video: 1.2.4 Workforce Planning
  13. Discussion Prompt: Discussion: The Impact of a Bad Hire
  14. Practice Quiz: Workforce Planning Part One
  15. Video: 1.3.1 Labor Shortage Options
  16. Video: 1.3.2 Internal Vs. External Hires
  17. Video: 1.3.3 Strategic Workforce Planning Interview with Colin Partridge, Senior HR Director at Carlson Wagonlit Travel
  18. Practice Quiz: Workforce Planning Part Two
  19. Reading: IRS Website: Employee or Independent Contractor?
  20. Video: 1.4.1 Job Analysis
  21. Video: 1.4.2 Job Descriptions
  22. Video: 1.4.3 Job Design
  23. Practice Quiz: Foundations of Hiring
  24. Reading: Great Site for Information on Jobs- Very helpful when creating job descriptions!

Graded: Aligning Recruitment and Selection with Company Strategy
Graded: Systems Thinking Application

WEEK 2


Recruitment: Finding the Best Candidates



In this module, we take a look at the macro-level strategic considerations in recruiting. We also will examine what makes an effective recruiter, along with where to find prospective employees. Current issues in recruiting are discussed, such as using social media and mobile technology. We then take time to focus on important legal and ethical issues in recruiting, and we wrap up this module with a look at recruitment from a global perspective.


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  1. Video: 2.1.1 HR Responsibilities in Recruitment
  2. Video: 2.1.2 Leveraging the Employer Brand
  3. Video: 2.1.3 Recruiter Effectiveness
  4. Practice Quiz: HR Hiring Responsibilities
  5. Discussion Prompt: Discussion: What Makes an Effective Recruiter
  6. Video: 2.2.1 Recruitment Interview with Colin Partridge, Senior HR Director at Carlson Wagonlit Travel
  7. Video: 2.2.2 Go Mobile
  8. Video: 2.2.3 Passive Recruiting
  9. Discussion Prompt: Discussion: Ideas for Recruiting Passive Talent?
  10. Practice Quiz: Sourcing the Best Talent
  11. Reading: Video: Become a LinkedIn Search Ninja: Advanced Boolean Search Techniques
  12. Reading: How Does General Mills Use Social Media in Recruitment?
  13. Video: 2.3.1 Recruiting Ethically - Interview with Rand Park, Senior Lecturer
  14. Video: 2.3.2 Cultural Fit
  15. Video: 2.3.3 Diversity
  16. Discussion Prompt: Discussion: Let's Talk About Cultural Fit
  17. Reading: U.S. Department of Labor Website
  18. Reading: US Equal Employment Opportunity Commission Website
  19. Reading: WSJ Article: Are You Disabled? Your Boss Needs to Know

Graded: Recruitment: Finding the Best Candidates

WEEK 3


Selection: Choosing the Best Candidates



In this module, we examine the selection process. Like the first two modules, we start from the big picture - what is selection and how do we tie it to strategic goals? We then explore the important legal considerations (U.S. laws) and other best practices in selection, such as avoiding biases and conducting background checks. Next we will see a number of different selection tools you can use to make a better hiring decisions. Lastly, we wrap up the third module by creating and presenting offers to candidates, and analyzing our hiring process for effectiveness.


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  1. Video: 3.1.1 Selection Process Overview
  2. Video: 3.1.2 Revisiting Strategy: Selection Criteria
  3. Video: 3.1.3 Selection Interview with Colin Partridge, Senior HR Director at Carlson Wagonlit Travel
  4. Practice Quiz: Selection Overview Process
  5. Video: 3.2.1 Biases
  6. Video: 3.2.2 Background Checks
  7. Video: 3.2.3 Selection Method Standards
  8. Video: 3.2.4 Tell Me About Yourself
  9. Practice Quiz: Legal Considerations in the Selection Process
  10. Video: 3.3.1 Selection Tools
  11. Video: 3.3.2 Effective Interviewing Part One
  12. Video: 3.3.3 Effective Interviewing Part Two
  13. Practice Quiz: Selection Methods and Tests
  14. Video: 3.4.1 Candidate Evaluation
  15. Video: 3.4.2 Creating and Presenting the Offer Package
  16. Video: 3.4.3 Hiring Analytics Primer
  17. Video: 3.4.4 Recruitment and Selection Summary
  18. Practice Quiz: Program Measurements

Graded: Choosing the Best Candidates

WEEK 4


Special Topic: Onboarding



In module four we will be talking about bringing on your new hire. Having just recruited and hired a new employee, you want to be sure that new employee gets up to speed as quickly as possible and becomes an engaged and excited member of your team. Module four will talk about how to work through a great onboarding process and why that matters to an employee's engagement with the organization.


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  1. Video: 4.1.1 About Stacy Doepner-Hove and Definition of Onboarding
  2. Video: 4.1.2 Onboarding as Part of Employee Engagement
  3. Video: 4.1.3 Your Return on Investment for Doing Onboarding Well
  4. Discussion Prompt: Tell us about your Best and Worst "First Work Day"
  5. Practice Quiz: Bringing on a New Employee
  6. Video: 4.2.1 Onboarding is the Beginning of Your Work Relationship
  7. Video: 4.2.2 Creating the Tools to Make Onboarding Easier
  8. Video: 4.2.3 Bringing on an Individual
  9. Discussion Prompt: What Might a New Hire Not Know and How Would You Address That?
  10. Practice Quiz: Building a Great Onboarding Experience
  11. Video: 4.3.1 Getting Yourself Ready for the New Hire
  12. Video: 4.3.2 Talking with the New Hire Before They Start
  13. Video: 4.3.3 Working with your Current Team
  14. Video: 4.3.4 Setting Up a Welcoming Environment
  15. Discussion Prompt: What is One New Idea You Have for Making the Onboarding Process Better?
  16. Practice Quiz: Setting the Stage for the New Hire
  17. Video: 4.4.1 Creating an Engaging Workplace
  18. Video: 4.4.2 Developing Your Employees
  19. Video: 4.4.3 Performance Management and Your New Hire
  20. Practice Quiz: Beyond Onboarding
  21. Discussion Prompt: Think Ahead to Performance Management (next course in the HR for People Managers Specialization)

Graded: Onboarding Portfolio
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