Attraction, recruitment, selection and onboarding

Attraction, recruitment, selection and onboarding



Recruitment and selection of talent is probably the most important decision a business leader makes in building their business. Recruiting and selecting the right person is more than just skill set – the right person will grow into the role, be an advocate for your business and embody the values and culture you are building. Get this decision wrong and it can be an expensive exercise in under performance, clash of personalities/culture and eventually lead you to having to recruit all over again!

In this module you will find the most commonly used guides, tools and templates for end to end to recruitment and induction for new starters.

Recruitment and selection:

Starting the recruitment process you will benefit from a position description template to identify and document the role requirements:

  • Template – Position description

Once you are clear on the role, then you will need to advertise internally and / or externally for the role, we can also advise on using common online recruitment platforms such as Seek or LinkedIn:

  • Template – Job advertisement
  • Form – Internal job application

Once you have identified suitable candidates you will need recruitment guides:

  • Template – Interview guide
  • Template – Panel interview guide
  • Guide – Interview skills training for managers
  • Guide – Candidate interview preparation

Once you have identified your preferred candidate you will want to reject the unsuccessful candidates and undertake background and reference checks:

  • Form – Reference check
  • Template – Recruitment rejection email prior to interview stage
  • Template – Recruitment rejection email following interview stage

To make an offer to a future employee you can use the following policies and contracts:

Employment contracts:

  • Template – Employment contract – full time
  • Template – Employment contract – part time
  • Template – Employment contract – fixed term
  • Template – Employment contract – casual
  • Authorised representative agreement (contract) template
  • Policy – Relocation assistance
  • Policy – Immigration sponsorship
  • Template – Business visa letter
  • Template – Permanent residency confirmation letter


Prior to your new starter commencing an on-boarding checklist will identify all the documentation and steps required:

  • Template – Pre commencement employee checklist
  • Template – Pre commencement manager checklist
  • Template – New employee office walk through checklist


Finally, the first few months months are important for any new starter, an induction handbook outlines who your company is, important things to know and general business information.

  • Template – Induction checklist
  • Template – Induction schedule
  • Template – Induction welcome pack


We recommend a probation period of 5 months – the following documentation may assist in formally reviewing probation, confirming successful completion of probation and even extending probation:

  • Form – Probation review
  • Template – Unsuccessful probation letter
  • Template – Successfully passed probation letter
  • Template – Probation extension letter

2 hours of recruitment and selection advice is included in this package, we will contact you to discuss your tailored recruitment, selection and induction needs.

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