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0107 - Acknowledging Applications

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Introduction

  1. During the advertising period, the Human Resource Representative may acknowledge everyone who applies on the competition. This will maintain goodwill and may reduce the number of calls from applicants.

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Definitions

  1. Human Resources Representative means those employees of the Department of Human Resources designated to co-ordinate the recruitment process.

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Guidelines

  1. Acknowledging applicants is voluntary.
  2. Allied health professionals will be contacted within 24 hours of receipt of their application and provided with a letter thanking them for their interest in working in the north and advising them that they may be contacted regarding their interest in nursing in other communities/positions.
  3. Candidates applying by e-mail may be sent an electronic acknowledgement if the candidate includes a valid e-mail address in their application.
  4. Typically, acknowledgement letters will confirm receipt of the applicant’s resume while thanking them for expressing interest in your position.

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Procedures

  1. The Human Resources Representative forwards a copy of an acknowledgement letter to each candidate.

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