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Introduction to GDPR for Recruitment Online Training

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Introduction to GDPR for Recruitment Online Training

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) applies to common business processes performed every day. One of them is recruitment, under the category of people management.

 Each organisation must ensure that they are following the GDPR hiring principles and their GDPR candidate data are processed according to the law. The whole process of recruitment and selection involves handling and storing personal data. The recruiter and employee must know their obligations and rights. 

 This course covers the fundamentals of GDPR recruitment and offers special guidance for all the organisations which need to be compliant during the hiring process.   

 With real-life examples and an interactive format you will easily learn how to apply the GDPR principles in the recruitment process. 

Who should take the Introduction to GDPR for Recruitment online training?

This training is recommended to all the organisations and individuals that are dealing with any type of recruitment and HR services. 

Course Agenda

Text and Image Screen: What is the GDPR?
Interactive Screen: Why is the GDPR a game changer? New rights for data subjects. Defining personal data. Aligning EU regulations. Fines and Penalties. Global Reach.
Text and Image Screen: Examples of personal data.
Text and Image Screen: What does it mean to 'process' personal data? Examples of data processing.
Knowledge Check: Scenario. Help Elena figure out whether her company needs to comply with the GDPR.

Interactive Screen: Different roles outlined in the GDPR. Data Subjects. Data Controller. Data Processor. Data Protection Authority.
Interactive Screen: What rights do Data Subjects have? Right to access. Right to Rectification. Right to Erasure. Right to Restrict Processing. Right to Notification. Right to Data Portability. Right to Object.
Text and Image Screen: Informing Data Subjects of their rights. What you should include in a privacy notice. How information should be presented in a privacy notice.
Text and Image Screen: Data Protection Authority summary. Powers of the DPA. Which DPA you should be familiar with.
Knowledge Check: Scenario - Peter's recruitment company. Answer with true or false to identify different roles outlined in the scenario.
Knowledge Check: Scenario - Help the recruiter in the discussion with the candidate about privacy and data protection of his details. Indicate whether the statements are true or false.

Text and Image Screen: Your Privacy Point Person. Who to go to if you have questions or issues regarding data protection or the GDPR.
Interactive Screen: Data Protection Principles. Transparency. Purpose limitation. Data minimisation and storage limitation. Accuracy. Integrity and confidentiality. Accountability.
Interactive Screen:  Additional Guidance and Recommendations. Interviews. CV Handling. Professional and Social Sites. Candidate Enquires. Rejection Notices. Data Security.

Formal assessment with 10 questions. A score of above 75% is required to pass the course and receive a certificate.