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Best Practice Recruitment
The war for talent has never been more important. Learn and put to use practical aids to find, attract and retain the people you need to make your business thrive
18 – 21 December 2017
Sheraton Hotel, Mall of the Emirates, Dubai, UAE
22 – 25 January 2018
Venue TBC, Dubai, UAE
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Hiring the right people is difficult and recruitment mistakes are costly. Learn how to find, attract, and build high-performance teams that will help your company achieve its goals.

The Course Director, Scott Hutchinson, has successfully recruited for some of the leading organisations in the world, including 74 of the top 100 consumer businesses in the UK. In this course he will share his knowledge and show you how to find, hire and retain the very best.

Course Content
  • Introduction – Foundations And Expected Outcomes
  • Alternatives To Filling Your Position – Do You Really Need To Hire?
  • Practical Disciplines When Hiring
  • The Candidate's Agenda
  • Creating Internal Buy-In
  • Why You Need To Get The Right People
  • The Importance Of Creating A Recruitment Plan
  • Creating A Great Platform To Hire
  • The Rules Of Attraction
  • Understanding The Hiring Process
  • Creating A Brilliant Brief For Yourself And Your Target
  • Sourcing Great Candidates, The Process
  • Effective Advertising
  • Social Media
  • Using LinkedIn
  • Effective Headhunting And Search
  • Working With Recruiters
  • Sourcing From Alternatives
  • Interviewing And Assessing
  • How To Quickly Assess Against The Competencies Of The Brief
  • Using Psychometric Tests
  • The Interview Process
  • Other Assessment Techniques
  • Managing The Offer Process And Resignation
Who Should Attend

The course is primarily designed for line managers and HR professionals who wish to find new tools to recruit and retain the people their organisation needs to move forward.

Benefits Of Attending
  • Understand how to recruit efficiently – Gain a 360-degree approach to hiring excellence
  • Learn the rules of attraction – Make your business one that people wish to join
  • Understand the process of recruitment – Learn the critical steps to take to ensure a uniform, professional process
  • Explore secrets from the world's greatest recruiters that will save you time and money
  • Practice interviewing and assessing correctly – From the simple interview to full assessment tools and technology that will reduce the risks of failure

    Scott Hutchinson
    Training, Coaching, Consulting

    Scott Hutchinson began his recruitment career over 20 years ago. In addition to working for some of the leading recruitment businesses in the world he also built his own businesses, where his clients included Coca Cola, and 74 out of the top 100 UK Food Companies. He is now an independent consultant, coach and trainer specialising in leadership, team building, peak performance and career management.

    Scott runs public workshops, tailored courses, experiential outdoor and 1:1 coaching sessions that draw lessons from the very best leaders, teams and individuals in the world. He looks at the techniques they use to achieve and maintain peak performance and how you can utilise the same techniques for your own success.

    A fully qualified coach, he trained with the modern leaders in coaching, Performance Consultants International – their philosophy of "the inner game" is perfectly aligned with the lessons he learned growing up in an Outward Bound School – "plus est en vous" (there is more in you).

    Sheraton Hotel, Mall of the Emirates, Dubai, UAE


    Sheraton Hotel, Mall of the Emirates

    Directly connected to the world-renowned Mall of the Emirates, the Sheraton Dubai Mall of the Emirates Hotel is a gathering place for corporate travelers, vacationers, and shoppers alike. It is also within walking distance, interconnected to the Mall of the Emirates Metro Station.

    The hotel is centrally located, with easy access to such destinations as Jumeirah, Dubai Marina, Jebel Ali Free Zone, and Dubai World Trade Center. During your stay, the mall offers many leisurely activities at Ski Dubai, DUCTAC, VOX Cinemas and Magic Planet.

    Sheraton Hotel, Mall of the Emirates
    Sheikh Zayed Road, al Barsha 1, Mall of the Emirates
    Dubai, United Arab Emirates

    Tel +971 4 3772000


    Special delegate rates have been negotiated at selected hotels and we highly recommend you secure your room reservation at the earliest to avoid last minute inconvenience. You can contact the Hospitality Desk for required assistance on:

    T:+971-4-407 2693
    F:+971-4-407 2517


    Delegates requiring visas should contact the hotel they wish to stay at directly, as soon as possible. Visas for non-GCC nationals may take several weeks to process.

Date Course Fee Before
9 October 2017
Course Fee Before
13 November 2017
Final Fee
18 – 21 December 2017
US$ 3,995 US$ 4,495 US$ 4,995
Date Course Fee Before
13 November 2017
Course Fee Before
18 December 2017
Final Fee
22 – 25 January 2018
US$ 3,995 US$ 4,495 US$ 4,995

Course fees include documentation, luncheon and refreshments. Delegates who attend all sessions will receive a Certificate of Attendance.


Book and pay full fee for two colleagues and the third attends for FREE

  • Not applicable in conjunction with corporate discounts
  • Payment to be settled before start of the course to avail the offer
  • This offer is not applicable on Early Bird Prices

For more information, email Andy Watts on

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