This course introduces students to the theory and practices of personnel recruitment and selection. In addition to critically reviewing the various recruitment and selection strategies used by organizations, students will be exposed to the technical and theoretical underpinnings of the field (e.g., Validity; Reliability; Criteria Measures). The course will cover selection and recruitment issues as they relate to the Canadian legal framework. It is designed to provide students with in-depth knowledge and practice in the scientific field of personnel psychology. An emphasis is put on the structure and objectivity of personnel decisions, as well as best practices in regard to the design of selection systems. Upon the conclusion of the course, students will know how to design and implement new selection systems and improve organizational effectiveness by making informed and sound personnel recruitment and selection decisions.