Staff Development Courses

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Staff Development Courses

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LDP - Leadership Development Program

LDP Supervisor Stream - Introduction to Staffing

Duration: 1 days
Cost: $0
Course objectives:

A critical priority for the University is the capacity to attract, retain and reward the best talent. Managers need a comprehensive understanding of their roles and responsibilities in relation to diverse staff in order to successfully meet this objective within their units.

In this experiential one-day workshop, participants will:

• Learn about the various employee groups and categories of positions at McGill, and where to find information on the policies and procedures that govern them;
• Discover the importance of each step in the hiring process including: determining needs, encouraging diverse applicants, reviewing applications, assessing/ pre-screening candidates, scheduling, preparing and conducting effective interviews with sensitivity to diversity (e.g. situational scenarios, competency-based, etc.) checking references, addressing pre-hiring preparations, and making the offer;
• Understand the importance of effective onboarding with full knowledge of available resources to maximize success (e.g. support for special needs, learning buddies, networking, learning in community opportunities, etc.);
• Learn to effectively manage the probationary or trial period with the interests of the organization and the new recruit in mind; and
• Manage transfers and terminations, consistently with policies and procedures at McGill

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