Kurse der PSI-Akademie
K 987 E 

Workshop "Hire the Best with Smart Staffing at PSI"

Target audience
All line managers, employees such as Principle Investigators/PIs who are involved in recruitment.

The participants

  • will learn the eight steps in our staff recruitment process "Smart Staffing at PSI":                                                                                                                                           

    Analysis – Planning – Selection Strategy – Advertising the Position/Receiving Applications – Evaluation and Assessment – Interviews (Shortlist) – Decision – Induction/Development

  • will be capable of preparing and putting into action all phases of the staff recruitment process


  • PSI recruitment process and its phases, based on the EU principles of «open, transparent and merit-based recruitment (OTM-R)»
  • Composition of the selection committee («PSI Hiring Matrix») including specific gender balance
  • Monitoring of applications, including specific gender balance
  • Avoidance of perceived distortion or bias in the recruitment process
  • Equal opportunities assessment in the recruitment process: rating of application dossiers, standardized questions in interviews, ranking of interviewees


  • Preparation tasks: familiarity with the brochure «Smart Staffing at PSI» and formulation of at least three questions about the PSI recruitment process
    (The brochure will be made available on registration and can be found on the PSI internet site under Career and Development)
  • Short theoretical contributions
  • Case studies
  • Group work to develop techniques to ensure equal opportunities in the assessment of candidates
  • Discussion and exchange of experiences
PSI Education Center OSGA (room see Infopoint at the entrance)
08.30 bis 12.30 und 13.30 bis 16.30 (group lunch at Oase) - 8 lessons
Dr. Ingrid Giel, Coaching - Projectmanagement - Change Management
Elke Baumann, HR Manager PSI

Questions with regard to registration
Linda Carrara/Birgit Kugler (administration) (Tel. 2509/2500)
Elke Baumann und Philipp Hediger (seminar/course leader), elke.baumann@psi.ch.  Philipp.Hediger@psi.ch

Certificate of completion

Number of participants
Minimum 6 / Maximum 16

see AGB

Vorkenntnisse / Vorbedingungen