Best Fit - Guide - Careers, Internships & Employment - University of Canterbury - New Zealand

Find the right student for your business

Taking the time to get your processes right can help you recruit the right person for your organisation.

Good employees are an employer's greatest asset. A robust recruitment process will ensure that you get the right person for the right job.

It is important that students experience a fair recruitment and selection process. This means you need to know what you are looking for in a candidate, and how best to determine which candidate has the skills you need.

1. Draft a job description

Draft a job description that accurately describes the role you are filling.

2. Decide on selection criteria

These are points that summarise the knowledge and skills needed to perform the role.

3. Develop a person specification

Use our template to identify the essential and desirable specifications for the job.

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