HR Recruitment Specialists


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Talent Attraction

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Assessment and Selection

  • Advice on writing advert copy with balanced language and focusing on attracting a more diverse candidate pool
  • Advice on where to advertise
  • Information about the best language to use in RPF’s and adverts in order to attract a diverse candidate pool
  • Advice on best practice when using social media to recruit
  • Advising on the use of recruitment agencies where appropriate

To access this service, please email: or tel : 0115 748 4800

  • Advice on using additional assessment tools in the selection process
  • Provide access to a range of online and face-to-face assessment tools
  • Support with designing your own assessment exercises and assessment centres
  • Advice on assessing the University’s expectations and behaviours and behavioural interview questions
  • Large assessment projects (eg assessment plans for multiple vacancies or whole areas)

To access this service, please email: or tel : 0115 748 4800



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Senior Appointments

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International Support

  • A high quality resourcing service focused on the recruitment of the University’s most senior appointments
  • Specialist advice and guidance for attracting and selecting high calibre candidates
  • Expertise in the design and delivery of assessment processes, including the use of psychometrics for leadership profiling
  • Guidance on recruitment best practices in support of University EDI objectives and aspirations
  • Relationship management of executive search partners
  • Candidate support throughout the recruitment and on-boarding process

To access this service, please email: or tel : 0115 748 4800

  • International secondments and short-term assignments
  • International relocations
  • Visa and immigration advice
  • Specialist HR support to the University’s international campuses in China and Malaysia

To access this service, please see International Employment Services for more details