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Online recruitment system

The University of Otago currently uses an online recruitment system called Taleo.

The recruitment team, in conjunction with HR Systems, offers a range of training and support options to users of the online recruitment system.

Classroom training

There is a classroom based training course available. This course will give participants exposure to the workings of the University’s recruitment process and system. In addition to hands on practice there are also opportunities to discuss and work through contextual recruitment examples.

Find out more and book into classroom training

Reference guides and factsheets

The ‘Online recruiting – Hiring Manager Process Guide’ is an end-to-end recruitment guide focused on the process and how to operate Otago’s recruitment system Taleo.

You can also download handy factsheets for specific tasks in Taleo (under Useful Tools).

Job families

When setting up a requisition in the Recruitment System, you'll need to enter information on the job family, job field and occupation. This structure gives the University accurate information for a variety of business reasons, such as identifying groups of staff, workforce planning and statistical reporting.

Access the job families tool

Technical requirements

Being an online system, there are certain system requirements for using the recruitment system, including supported operating systems and browsers.

Find out more about technical requirements of the online recruitment system