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Recruiting? Remind your managers to comply with the legal requirements you set out in your recruitment and selection policy

by , 15 October 2014
Most companies pride themselves in having a sound recruitment and selection policy in place to:

• Control the way they conduct the recruitment process; and
• Choose the candidate who qualifies for the position in a fair and legal manner.

But many company's policies are only good on paper. Companies don't implement what's in them. As a result, they get into trouble because when it comes to labour law, ignoring your own policies is a cardinal sin.

Don't be like these companies.

If your company is embarking on a recruitment drive, remind your managers to comply with the legal requirements set out in your recruitment and selection policy.

Here's what they need to do...


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To avoid legal comebacks, tell your managers to comply with the legal requirements set out in your recruitment and selection policy
 

One of the key things we assume are in your recruitment and selection policy is the legal requirements you must comply with.
 
So when recruitment time comes, tell your managers to read the recruitment and selection policy in conjunction with your company's Employment Equity (EE) plan.
 
Tell them to use the EE plan to identify the designated group your company needs for the specific position and level.
 
Remind them that the Employment Equity Act (EEA) requires your company to show commitment to employment equity throughout the recruitment process.
 
In addition, remind your employees that all recruitment must be done in compliance with the following legislation:
 
 
The bottom line: When recruiting in your company, you must remind your managers to comply with the legal requirements set out in your recruitment and selection policy. It's the only way to avoid legal comebacks.
 
PS: To ensure every step of your recruitment is legal and effective, we recommend you check out Recruitment: The Complete Guide.


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