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CIRS – Certified International Recruitment Specialist

Course Methodology

The Certified International Recruitment Specialist (CIRS) course utilizes a variety of individual and team exercises, case studies, assessments, videos and group discussions.

Course Objectives

Upon completing CIRS, participants will be able to:

  • Comprehend the significance of international recruitment in global business.
  • Develop an effective recruitment strategy to identify and hire the right candidate.
  • Understand the relevance of strategic staffing.
  • Identify the best sources of potential candidates.
  • Conduct effective interviews and selection processes.
  • Successfully onboard new hires.

Target Audience

CIRS is designed for recruiters and Human Resources professionals engaged in middle or senior-level management, functioning across varied sectors like health and safety, business immigration and labour rules.

Target Competencies

  • Strategic Staffing
  • Talent Acquisition
  • Analytical Skills
  • Interviewing Skills
  • Interpersonal Skills

Course Outline

Introduction

CIRS is an internationally acclaimed certification program aimed at developing the skillsets needed to recruit and retain the right talent to meet organizational requirements. It equips recruitment specialists to source and hire the ideal candidates for specific roles.

 

Module 1: Introduction to International Recruitment

  • Definition and importance of international recruitment
    • International recruitment defined
    • Types of international recruitment
    • Factors affecting international recruitment
    • Access to a wider talent pool
    • Diversity and inclusion in the workplace
    • International expansion and growth opportunities
    • Competitive advantage
    • Knowledge and skill transfer
    • Language and cultural diversity
    • Enhanced creativity and innovation
    • Global perspectives
  • Trends and challenges in global talent acquisition
    • Purpose of discussing trends and challenges in global talent acquisition
    • Technology and automation
    • Employer branding
    • Remote work and flexible arrangements
    • Skills-based hiring
    • Globalization and increased mobility
    • Focus on employee experience
    • Data-driven recruiting
    • Talent shortages and competition
    • Cultural differences and communication barriers
    • Compliance with local labour laws and regulations
    • Economic and political instability
    • Time zone differences and scheduling conflicts
    • Cost and resource constraints
    • Technology integration and data privacy
  • The role of the international recruitment specialist
    • Responsibilities of the International Recruitment Specialist
    • Skills and Qualifications of the International Recruitment Specialist

Module 2: Strategic Staffing

  • Defining job requirements and identifying staffing needs
    • Definition of job requirements and their significance in international recruitment
    • Steps for defining job requirements
    • Definition of staffing needs and their significance in international recruitment
    • Steps for identifying staffing needs
    • Explanation of international recruitment strategies
    • Types of international recruitment strategies
  • Developing job descriptions and job postings
    • Developing Job Descriptions
    • Definition of job descriptions and their significance in international recruitment
    • Steps for developing job descriptions
    • Developing Job Postings
    • Definition of job postings and their significance in international recruitment
    • Steps for developing job postings
    • Cultural Considerations
    • Importance of cultural considerations in developing job descriptions and job postings for international recruitment
    • Ways to incorporate cultural considerations:
    • Legal Considerations
    • Importance of legal considerations in developing job descriptions and job postings for international recruitment
    • Ways to ensure compliance with legal requirements
  • Employer branding and marketing for global recruitment
    • Definition of employer branding and its significance in global recruitment
    • Importance of employer branding for attracting and retaining talent
    • Elements of effective employer branding
    • Developing an Employer Branding Strategy
    • Steps for developing an effective employer branding strategy
    • Employer Marketing
    • Definition of employer marketing and its significance in global recruitment
    • Types of employer marketing
    • Best Practices in Employer Marketing
    • Strategies for effective employer marketing
  • Diversity and inclusion in global recruitment
    • Definition of diversity and inclusion and their significance in global recruitment
    • Importance of diversity and inclusion for creating a more productive and innovative workforce
    • Benefits of a diverse and inclusive workforce, including improved employee engagement, retention, and innovation
    • Steps for promoting diversity and inclusion in global recruitment
    • Strategies for effective diversity and inclusion practices

Module 3: Sourcing and Screening Candidates

  • Understanding different candidate sourcing methods
    • Internal Candidate Sourcing Methods
    • External Candidate Sourcing Methods
    • Comparative Analysis of Candidate Sourcing Methods
    • Best Practices for International Candidate Sourcing
  • Screening resumes and applications
    • Understanding the Screening Process
    • Techniques for Screening Resumes and Applications
    • Best Practices for Effective Screening
    • Common Challenges in Screening Resumes and Applications
  • Pre-employment testing and assessments
    • Types of Pre-Employment Testing and Assessments
    • Advantages of Pre-Employment Testing and Assessments
    • Limitations of Pre-Employment Testing and Assessments
    • Legal and Ethical Considerations in Pre-Employment Testing and Assessments
    • Best Practices for Pre-Employment Testing and Assessments

Module 4: Selection and Interviewing

  • Interviewing techniques and best practices
    • Types of Interviews in International Recruitment
    • Preparing for International Interviews
    • Conducting International Interviews
    • Best Practices for International Interviews
    • Challenges in International Interviews
  • Interviewing candidates remotely and in-person
    • Benefits and Drawbacks of Remote and In-Person Interviewing
    • Preparing for Remote and In-Person Interviews
    • Conducting Remote Interviews
    • Conducting In-Person Interviews
    • Best Practices for Remote and In-Person Interviews
    • Challenges in Remote and In-Person Interviews
  • Making hiring decisions
    • Define job requirements and qualifications
    • Develop a recruitment plan
    • Screen candidates
    • Conduct in-depth interviews
    • Check references and conduct background checks
    • Make a job offer
    • Prepare for onboarding

Course Methodology

The Certified International Recruitment Specialist (CIRS) course utilizes a variety of individual and team exercises, case studies, assessments, videos and group discussions.

Course Objectives

Upon completing CIRS, participants will be able to:

  • Comprehend the significance of international recruitment in global business.
  • Develop an effective recruitment strategy to identify and hire the right candidate.
  • Understand the relevance of strategic staffing.
  • Identify the best sources of potential candidates.
  • Conduct effective interviews and selection processes.
  • Successfully onboard new hires.

Target Audience

CIRS is designed for recruiters and Human Resources professionals engaged in middle or senior-level management, functioning across varied sectors like health and safety, business immigration and labour rules.

Target Competencies

  • Strategic Staffing
  • Talent Acquisition
  • Analytical Skills
  • Interviewing Skills
  • Interpersonal Skills

Course Outline

Introduction

CIRS is an internationally acclaimed certification program aimed at developing the skillsets needed to recruit and retain the right talent to meet organizational requirements. It equips recruitment specialists to source and hire the ideal candidates for specific roles.

 

Module 1: Introduction to International Recruitment

  • Definition and importance of international recruitment
    • International recruitment defined
    • Types of international recruitment
    • Factors affecting international recruitment
    • Access to a wider talent pool
    • Diversity and inclusion in the workplace
    • International expansion and growth opportunities
    • Competitive advantage
    • Knowledge and skill transfer
    • Language and cultural diversity
    • Enhanced creativity and innovation
    • Global perspectives
  • Trends and challenges in global talent acquisition
    • Purpose of discussing trends and challenges in global talent acquisition
    • Technology and automation
    • Employer branding
    • Remote work and flexible arrangements
    • Skills-based hiring
    • Globalization and increased mobility
    • Focus on employee experience
    • Data-driven recruiting
    • Talent shortages and competition
    • Cultural differences and communication barriers
    • Compliance with local labour laws and regulations
    • Economic and political instability
    • Time zone differences and scheduling conflicts
    • Cost and resource constraints
    • Technology integration and data privacy
  • The role of the international recruitment specialist
    • Responsibilities of the International Recruitment Specialist
    • Skills and Qualifications of the International Recruitment Specialist

Module 2: Strategic Staffing

  • Defining job requirements and identifying staffing needs
    • Definition of job requirements and their significance in international recruitment
    • Steps for defining job requirements
    • Definition of staffing needs and their significance in international recruitment
    • Steps for identifying staffing needs
    • Explanation of international recruitment strategies
    • Types of international recruitment strategies
  • Developing job descriptions and job postings
    • Developing Job Descriptions
    • Definition of job descriptions and their significance in international recruitment
    • Steps for developing job descriptions
    • Developing Job Postings
    • Definition of job postings and their significance in international recruitment
    • Steps for developing job postings
    • Cultural Considerations
    • Importance of cultural considerations in developing job descriptions and job postings for international recruitment
    • Ways to incorporate cultural considerations:
    • Legal Considerations
    • Importance of legal considerations in developing job descriptions and job postings for international recruitment
    • Ways to ensure compliance with legal requirements
  • Employer branding and marketing for global recruitment
    • Definition of employer branding and its significance in global recruitment
    • Importance of employer branding for attracting and retaining talent
    • Elements of effective employer branding
    • Developing an Employer Branding Strategy
    • Steps for developing an effective employer branding strategy
    • Employer Marketing
    • Definition of employer marketing and its significance in global recruitment
    • Types of employer marketing
    • Best Practices in Employer Marketing
    • Strategies for effective employer marketing
  • Diversity and inclusion in global recruitment
    • Definition of diversity and inclusion and their significance in global recruitment
    • Importance of diversity and inclusion for creating a more productive and innovative workforce
    • Benefits of a diverse and inclusive workforce, including improved employee engagement, retention, and innovation
    • Steps for promoting diversity and inclusion in global recruitment
    • Strategies for effective diversity and inclusion practices

Module 3: Sourcing and Screening Candidates

  • Understanding different candidate sourcing methods
    • Internal Candidate Sourcing Methods
    • External Candidate Sourcing Methods
    • Comparative Analysis of Candidate Sourcing Methods
    • Best Practices for International Candidate Sourcing
  • Screening resumes and applications
    • Understanding the Screening Process
    • Techniques for Screening Resumes and Applications
    • Best Practices for Effective Screening
    • Common Challenges in Screening Resumes and Applications
  • Pre-employment testing and assessments
    • Types of Pre-Employment Testing and Assessments
    • Advantages of Pre-Employment Testing and Assessments
    • Limitations of Pre-Employment Testing and Assessments
    • Legal and Ethical Considerations in Pre-Employment Testing and Assessments
    • Best Practices for Pre-Employment Testing and Assessments

Module 4: Selection and Interviewing

  • Interviewing techniques and best practices
    • Types of Interviews in International Recruitment
    • Preparing for International Interviews
    • Conducting International Interviews
    • Best Practices for International Interviews
    • Challenges in International Interviews
  • Interviewing candidates remotely and in-person
    • Benefits and Drawbacks of Remote and In-Person Interviewing
    • Preparing for Remote and In-Person Interviews
    • Conducting Remote Interviews
    • Conducting In-Person Interviews
    • Best Practices for Remote and In-Person Interviews
    • Challenges in Remote and In-Person Interviews
  • Making hiring decisions
    • Define job requirements and qualifications
    • Develop a recruitment plan
    • Screen candidates
    • Conduct in-depth interviews
    • Check references and conduct background checks
    • Make a job offer
    • Prepare for onboarding