"APPendiX 19 Typical time frames in a short term appointment process"
A PPen diX 19 Typical time frames in a short term appointment process typical timeframes in an appointment process An appointment process should be undertaken with maximum efficiency; people are waiting on the outcome of the process. There are many parts to the appointment process and small delays can quickly add up making the process look unprofessional. This information sheet provides a suggested timeline for a typical appointment process. day 1 day 2 day 3 day 4 day 5 day 6 after after after after after after closing closing closing closing closing closing day 1 day 2 date date date date date date planning Job and JDF review √ Appointment option selected Panel & timelines determined attRaction Adverts placed and √ √ internal email sent to staff if relevant Collation and √ distribution of applications selection Shortlisting √ √ Eligibility checks if applicable Notification of interview dates if applicable Assessment including √ √ interviews, exercises and references as applicable. (You may decide a CV only is appropriate.) Verification √ √ Consolidation and √ documentation Documentation √ √ √ √ √ Process check and √ approval Notification and √ √ feedback The above timeline can be used as a guide. Individual appointment process may vary depending on factors such as the number of applications received, the number of positions to be filled and the type of assessment tools used. While a quick process is the ideal, don’t lose sight of the quality of the process. It is always a balancing act.