• FutureLearn logo
New

Online Recruitment and Onboarding: Providing Continuity for Business and Candidates

Learn how to transition your recruitment and onboarding processes online with this course for business and HR professionals.

Online Recruitment and Onboarding: Providing Continuity for Business and Candidates
  • Duration3 weeks
  • Weekly study2 hours
  • LearnFree
  • Extra BenefitsFrom $44Find out more
Recruitment and Employer Confederation (REC) logo

This course is endorsed by the Recruitment and Employer (REC) Find out more.

Learn how to attract, assess, and onboard employees remotely

This course, created by FutureLearn in collaboration with leaders in the field of HR, will equip you with the skills to effectively recruit and onboard employees remotely, and adjust your current recruitment and onboarding process to a digital environment.

Maintain a strong employer brand in lockdown

As business operations are increasingly being carried out online due to COVID-19, HR professionals and recruiters are seeing huge changes in almost every aspect of the hiring process – from interviews to onboarding.

Discover virtual onboarding best practices

This course is led by Catalina Schveninger, Chief People Officer at FutureLearn and Neil Carberry, CEO of the Recruitment and Employment Confederation (REC).

You’ll also hear from some of the world’s top recruitment experts who will share their own online onboarding and recruitment experiments and failures in almost real-time.

Enhance your online recruitment processes

The course will develop your ability to gather and identify key information about a potential candidate online during the recruitment process.

You’ll also discover new ways of finding great candidates in the current COVID climate.

Support new employees with thorough online onboarding

To ensure your organisation’s onboarding process isn’t compromised during these uncertain times, you’ll learn to identify and uphold most important elements of effective online onboarding.

You’ll also learn how to support candidates in this time of uncertainty who may have gone through job loss or are struggling with changing roles.

What topics will you cover?

This course will help you to build your confidence and practice in:

  • Adjusting your current recruitment practices to a 100% digital environment

  • Attracting, assessing and onboarding candidates in the context of lock down

  • Guiding and coaching candidates who are going through the anxiety of losing their jobs or being reluctant to change roles in times of uncertainty

You will learn from some of the world’s best recruitment experts who will be sharing from their own experiments and failures.

This course will not provide a legal framework, rather a practitioner’s viewpoint on how to make the most of this situation and help your company maintain/improve its employer brand value.

When would you like to start?

Start straight away and learn at your own pace. If the course hasn’t started yet you’ll see the future date listed below.

  • Available now

What will you achieve?

By the end of the course, you‘ll be able to...

  • Discuss best hiring and onboarding practices from across a range of industries
  • Identify and share approaches and techniques to build/maintain a strong brand in a crisis
  • Collect key information about a potential candidate during the recruitment process
  • Explore additional sources of candidates in the current climate
  • Identify important elements of an effective online onboarding

Who is the course for?

This course is designed for recruitment and HR professionals as well as anyone involved in the recruitment process who wants to learn how to onboard employees remotely and transition company recruitment online.

Who will you learn with?

I am the Chief People Officer at FutureLearn where we are passionate about our purpose, transforming access to education.

Neil is Chief Exec of REC, the recruitment industry body. An ex-recruiter, he is a leader on work & labour markets. As well REC, he is a serving Low Pay Commissioner & a member of the Council of Acas.

Who developed the course?

FutureLearn

The social learning platform with hundreds of online courses from a quarter of the world’s top universities.

Endorsed by

endorsed by

Recruitment and Employer Confederation (REC) logo

Join this course

Start this course for free, upgrade for extra benefits, or buy Unlimited to access this course and hundreds of other short courses for a year.

Free
$0

Join free and you will get:

  • Access to this course for 5 weeks

Upgrade
$44

Upgrade this course and you will get:

  • Access to this course for as long as it’s on FutureLearn
  • A print and digital Certificate of Achievement once you’re eligible

Unlimited (New!)
$279.99 for one year

Buy Unlimited and you will get:

  • Access to this course, and hundreds of other FutureLearn short courses and tests for a year
  • A printable digital Certificate of Achievement on all short courses once you’re eligible
  • The freedom to keep access to any course you've achieved a digital Certificate of Achievement on, for as long as the course exists on FutureLearn
  • The flexibility to complete your choice of short courses in your own time within the year
Find out more about upgrades or Unlimited.