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Recruitment explained

At Southampton we recognise our people are the University’s greatest asset. The right recruitment and induction processes are therefore vital in ensuring that a new member of staff becomes effective in the shortest time. Our success as an organisation depends on having the right number of staff, with the right skills and abilities joining us at the right time.

The University’s policies, together with the information for hiring managers provided online and in our "7 steps" guidance (below), have been created to support us with effective recruitment and selection.

Contact your HR Business Partner in the first instance for support with your recruitment requirements, including staff apprenticeships.

The University is committed to supporting the career development of our Researchers.  Click here to understand the Concordat principles and the code of conduct for the recruitment of researchers.

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Policy - Recruitment

Guidance - CV and Cover Letter Screening

Guidance - Scoring of Applications

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