Acas releases new guidance to help employers and managers hire and settle in staff successfully

startup-849805_1280Acas has released new practical online guidance on recruitment and induction of new staff.

The guidance covers a number of key points that need to be considered including:-
• How to secure the best person for the job
• Preparing for welcoming and settling in the new recruit
• Probationary periods
• Ensuring that the employer does not discrimination
• Regularly assessing recruitment techniques
• The use of social media in recruitment
• References

Acas has also produced two new guides to assist small businesses with recruitment and induction: the “Recruiting staff guide” and the “Starting staff: induction guide”.

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