Editor's message: Filling vacancies can be a lengthy and costing process. Selection involves two main processes: shortlisting candidates, and assessing candidates against the job-related criteria for the role to make a final selection decision.
Selecting the most suitable candidate for the role can make an extremely positive impact on the performance of an organisation, but getting it wrong can be costly and detrimental in a number of ways, for example higher staff turnover and lower employee morale.
There are a wide range of selection tools that organisations can use when recruiting new employees, including interviews and psychometric tests.
Noelle Murphy, senior HR practice editor
Updated to reflect that individuals in England and Wales can use a "responsible organisation" registered with the DBS for basic criminal records checks.
Additional information on the law on recruitment selection for NHS employers, including values based recruitment and the NHS Employment Check Standards. To be read in conjunction with the general information on the law on recruitment selection.
Three in four recruiters have stated that attracting candidates of sufficient quality is their main concern, according to survey results released today (18 September).
Updated to include a reference to the Migration Advisory Committee's call for evidence and briefing note on EEA workers in the UK labour market.
We address the main issues that occur during the interview process, and offer practical advice on how to get the most out of it.
More than half of non-UK skilled workers who work for FTSE 250 companies are likely to leave the UK before Brexit, according to a survey by law firm Baker McKenzie.
Employers are unprepared for the lower levels of migration pledged by the Government after the UK leaves the EU, a survey by think tank the Resolution Foundation suggests.
A model letter offering permanent employment to an apprentice whose apprenticeship is coming to an end.
Updated to include a reference to R (on the application of P and others) v Secretary of State for Justice and others, in which the Court of Appeal considered the filtering process for DBS checks.
HR and legal information and guidance relating to selecting staff.