Interviewing Skills Course

course Introduction:


Selecting the right people is a critical factor in the success of any organisation. Equally the success of a manager resides in their ability to recruit the right people. If a manger recruits the wrong people then their job will be harder, the team's successes will be smaller and the impact on the business will be greater. Having the best employees is the ultimate competitive edge. 

Recognizing the best employee is not always guaranteed. There are many pitfalls in the recruitment process, however with the right practices some or all of these can be avoided. 

Learning Objectives:

  • Provide participants with an understanding of the key stages of the recruitment and selection process
  • Examine each element of the process and explore how to get the best outcomes

Course Duration:

  • 1 Day - Classroom session

Course Content:

  • BEFORE THE INTERVIEW

  • Understand the importance of Job Analysis and identify job specific competencies
  • Screen CV's effectively
  • Understand a Competency Based Approach to recruitment and selection
  • The interview panel
  • Design an effective marking scheme

  • DURING THE INTERVIEW

  • Ask the best questions to get past conventional interviewee tactics
  • Listen to and understand the answers
  • Take effective notes

  • AFTER THE INTERVIEW

  • Objectively judge a candidate's performance
  • Compare candidates and make your choices
  • Check references
  • Make job offers
  • The role of induction
  • The importance of probation
  • Understand the law at each stage of the process


        Course only available on an in-company basis.

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