When looking to add new skills and competencies to their team, managers must first plan their staffing criteria and select the right staffing options that will allow them to recruit the talent they need. This online self-paced course (Module 1 of 3) explores the legislative framework that governs staffing in the federal public service, including its requirements and practical application. Participants will learn about the vision of staffing in the public service, the delegation of staffing authorities, and how staffing interacts with the other human resources disciplines.
- examining the overall goal of staffing
- planning and staffing strategically
- reviewing the legal context of staffing procedures
- reviewing the legislative framework that governs staffing in the public service
- understanding the Authority Delegation and Accountability Instrument (ADAI)
This course is intended for human resources advisors, managers and anyone else who is interested in learning about staffing in the public service. It is divided into two content modules, followed by a knowledge validation module. Participants must register to and finish all three modules to complete this course:
This module makes frequent reference to the terms and conditions listed in the Public Service Employment Act (PSEA) since most federal public service organizations are subject to this Act.