How to recruit and employ staff

From Our Toolkit

There are a number of useful resources to support you in how to recruit and employ staff.

Writing role description and person specifications

Advice on developing descriptions for specific roles can be found here:


Where you choose to advertise will be informed by your budget and the role you are looking to fill. There numerous free and paid places where you can advertise your position, including:


The NCVO’s Increasing the reliability of your selection process has advice on the writing person specifications, shortlisting and interviewing.

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