1 Day Course
Improve Your Interviewing and Selection Skills using Proven Competency Based Interviewing and Selection Techniques
Achieve interview results superior 60% better than a traditional interview.
An important part of your role as a manager is hiring people. Critically important to your success as a manager is your ability to hire good people. To do this you must make good interview and selection decisions.
Also important is your ability to use a range of selection techniques in addition to a good interview. This way you can ensure you obtain a wide and deep view of the candidate from a number of perspectives.
This valuable programme offers you insights and strategies to make sure you hire the right people.
The Competency Interview
- The Competency-Based (Behavioural/Structured) Interview
- Structured vs. Unstructured /Traditional Interviewing
- Pros and Cons
- What the research tells usPreparing for and Practising the Competency Interview
- Determining the Critical Job Requirements and Competencies
- Defining the Competencies
- Describing precise Behaviours for each Competency relevant to your organisation and the job
- Preparing questions and learning how to probe and go deep using the EPOLA method
- Practising using EPOLA
- Scoring and evaluating candidates on each competencyOther Aspects of the Interview
- Opening the Interview
- Pacing and Timekeeping
- Building and Maintaining Rapport
- Maintaining Candidate Self-Esteem
- Taking Notes
- Candidate Questions
- Closing the InterviewThe Overall Selection Process
- Use of CVs and Application Forms
- Phone Interviews
- Panel Interviews
- Number of Interviews
- Workplace Tests
- Psychometric Tests
- Aptitude Tests
- Role Plays
- Assessment CentresEquality Legislation
- Equality Act, 2004 and its impact on the interview and selection process
- Examples of Equality Tribunal cases arising from the interview or selection process
- Hands-on practicals.
- Engaging and participative.
- Seminars and discussion.
Hiring managers and HR personnel
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