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FHRI SS210: Introduction to Guiding Recruitment and Selection Activities


  • Feb 8-Mar 22, 2022 at *ONLINE*, online course, Tuition: $650  (#25966)   REGISTER
    Web-based Training/Online Webinars
  • Aug 3-Sep 13, 2022 at *ONLINE*, online course, Tuition: $650  (#25967)   REGISTER
    Web-based Training/Online Webinars


Leading others in federal staffing activities requires effective collaboration in your working relationships. If you’ve served as a federal HR specialist or assistant for more than five years and don’t yet oversee recruitment or selection efforts, let us help you take the next step in achieving your career goals. This course will introduce you to the skills you’ll need to guide other HR professionals in completing staffing activities and influencing the direction of those activities.

How You Will Benefit

Through a blend of self-guided, instructor-led, and on-the-job training, you’ll enhance your ability to fulfill Federal hiring needs by learning:

  • How interpersonal skills help to create effective collaborative working relationships
  • How to establish and maintain high-performing teams through influence and problem-solving
  • Why planning team activities can help you more effectively monitor progress and evaluate outcomes

Who Should Attend

HR Specialists (GS-201) and HR Assistants (GS-203) with 5 or more years of experience.

Additional Information

This course is a blend of online self-paced training (4 hours), instructor-led webinars (4.5 hours), and on-the-job training (6 weeks).


8.5 hours

What Your Colleagues are Saying

“Learning how to manage a team has taught me how to communicate more effectively with staff.”

HR Competencies Emphasized

  • Staffing
    • Agency Staffing Policies and Procedures, Application Processing, Assessment Methods and Tools, Category Rating, Certification and Selection, Hiring Authorities, Hiring Process Management, Job Analysis, Labor Law, Merit System Accountability, Public Notice/ Job Opportunity Announcements, Qualifications Determinations, Recruitment/Placement, Strategic Recruitment, Technical Documentation, Veterans' Preference

  • HR General
    • Attention to Detail, Client Engagement/Change Management, Creative Thinking, Customer Service, Decision Making, Flexibility, Information Management, Influencing/ Negotiating, Interpersonal Skills, Legal, Government, and Jurisprudence, Organizational Awareness, Oral Communication, Planning and Evaluating, Problem Solving, Project Management, Reading, Reasoning, Self-Management, Stress Tolerance, Teamwork, Technical Competence, Writing