Basics of Staffing in the Public Service (H200) - Module 2


Type: Online
Duration: 01:30 hours
Status: Active

In this module, the learner will reflect on what elements that may be considered before starting a hiring process. The module:

  • describes what merit is and how to establish it
  • presents the various staffing options available in the public service
  • explains how and by whom appointment processes are conducted
  • illustrates the elements to consider when making staffing decisions.

Topics include:

  • considerations before staffing
  • establishing merit
  • staffing options available in the public service
  • factors influencing the choice of process
  • the hiring process


This module is based on the Public Service Employment Act (PSEA), as many federal public service organizations are subject to this Act.


Before registering for this course, you need to take the course Basics of Staffing in the Public Service (H200) - Module 1.

More about this course
  • Topics: Human resources; Building the workforce
  • Community: Employees; Supervisors; Managers
  • Audience: Human Resources professionals
  • Business line: GC and Public Sector Skills
  • Provider: Canada School of Public Service

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