Selection Criteria & Scorecard

step two - redundancy selection criteria and selection scorecard
Define important criteria and tell staff
Score staff against criteria using a scorecard
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Selection criteria

These are the questions used to assess and compare employee skills during the redundancy process.

They define important skills and expertise you need to keep. Using the right selection criteria means you'll retain the best people with the right skills for the future of your business.

What do important criteria look like?

Research indicates the most relevant selection criteria include:


That's why you need to ensure you retain best employees with the right skills, expertise and behaviour working for you. The most effective way of identifying these key attributes is by using selection criteria questions.

Redundancy selection scorecard

Using a selection criteria points system provides clarity to all those involved in the redundancy process about:


A selection criteria points system should include a question, explanation, answer options and points awarded. Each question should define a skill, quality or expertise you would like to keep and which are required in the role. This selection criteria points system is the most effective way to assess team members, managers and leaders.

An essential part of a redundancy criteria, scoring and selection process is capturing feedback. A redundancy scorecard is the ideal tool to use for this activity.

We have included a scorecard in our three selection criteria options, allowing you to capture evidence of observed behaviour (scores providing by assessors and any notes).

Our selection criteria question framework will help you make employees, managers and leadership teams redundant.

All packages include everything you need to score, compare and select which employees to make redundant.

Choose the right package for you

All packages include:

Ready-to-use selection criteria questions
Definition of "what good looks like"
Suggested question importance weightings
Selection scorecard + rating scale
Easy-to-understand guidance material
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