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recruitment and selection interviewing skills


To be able to assess potential in a candidate and make effective recruitment decisions based on a systematic approach to the recruitment interview.

Programme overview

Recruiting and selecting the right people to join your organisation is an important process to get right first time. This programme will provide the skills that are essential to running successful selection interviews.
Programme outcomes
After attending this programme you will be able to:
. Plan and prepare for the selection interviews, including production of key documentation
. Define the requirements of the job and the person specification to fill the role
. Maintain focus on the key interview objectives during each selection interview
. Keep records during the interview that will help you make an objective decision at the end of the process
. Project a professional image that sells your organisation to candidates
. Employ effective questioning techniques that enable each candidate to give you the maximum useful information
. Select the right candidate based on the job requirements, person specification and relevant attributes of each candidate

Programme content – 2 days
Typical programme content will include:
Preparation and planning of interviews
Producing the interview documentation
The interview environment
Interview strategies and techniques including communication skills and questioning techniques
Recording interview information
Making an informed and objective selection decision
The main focus of this programme will be on the practical aspects of interviewing skills and will involve delegates in extensive role-play exercises where they can practise their interviewing skills and receive feedback.

Who will benefit?
HR professionals, managers and team leaders who are involved in the recruitment and selection interview process in their organisation.

Recommended maximum number of delegates – 8

Related programmes
Recruitment and Selection
Communication Skills
Assertiveness Techniques
Persuasion and Influence Skills

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