Basic Staffing and Placement (STAF7100)

Basic Staffing and Placement

Basic Staffing and Placement


Learn about the federal hiring process; current staffing law, regulations, rules, and procedures that must be used to ensure that federal hiring is fair and based on merit; and how to select and retain the best-qualified candidates for your agency's jobs.

  • Content is enriched with video and other multimedia
  • Blogs and discussion designed specifically for students
  • Limited instructor assistance

This course is part of the Human Resources Management Certificate Program, Level I, which can be completed entirely online.

Enroll anytime. All materials supplied. Independent study; take up to six months to complete.

Who Should Attend?

Federal HR practitioners; administrative, EEO, or employee relations staff; and anyone working within the federal system who needs knowledge of federal hiring requirements. The course assignments require access to information about how the student’s Human Resources organization operates and its guiding regulations and policies.




4.0 CEU's

Class Type:

This course is currently being offered in the following training modalities:

Learning Outcomes:

  • Understand the basis for the federal merit system
  • Describe staffing processes in the federal government
  • Assess minimum qualifications using OPM's Qualifications Standards
  • Apply requirements for certifying best-qualified candidates in competitive and noncompetitive processes
  • Learn how to assist managers and supervisors in recruiting and retaining top talent
  • Ensure interviews are a positive extension of the staffing process
  • Apply the procedures that must be followed for a legal selection
  • Identify pay-setting options for recruitment and salary negotiation

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Course Outline

Module 1

  • Hiring Federal Employees—Merit Staffing

Module 2

  • Receiving the Recruitment Request

Module 3

  • Identifying the Staffing Processes

Module 4

  • Filling Vacancies

Module 5

  • Ranking Candidates

Module 6

  • Interviewing Candidates

Module 7

  • Selecting Candidates

Module 8

  • Pay Issues for Recruitment, Salary Negotiation

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