This course will enable you to determine a framework of professional selection criteria, assist you in proving due diligence and legal process, shortlist and select the best candidates for positions whilst you acquire and practise behavioural interviewing skills.
The selection of staff is a costly activity in itself and marks the beginning of a significant period of investment. Getting the process right, applying the skills necessary to determine who will give you the best output for the future, whilst promoting your organisation as an employer of choice are all business essentials for those recruiting.
You will benefit from this course if you are involved in the preparation, interviewing or decision making stages of an interview process.
By the end of the course you will be able to:
At the end of this course you will be able to:
- identify and set objective selection criteria
- use a range of questioning styles to determine a candidate's suitability for the job
- be aware of how your body language influences a candidate's behaviour
- state the importance of equal opportunity and diversity issues when conducting interviews
- deliver professional feedback to successful and unsuccessful candidates.
What will the course cover?
- Personal experiences of interviewing.
- Interviewing skills self-assessment questionnaire.
- Attracting the right calibre of candidate?
- Legislation relating to recruitment and interviewing.
- Criteria based interviewing techniques.
- Selection criteria.
- Structuring an effective interview.
- Interviewing styles.
- Communication skills for interview success.
- Giving feedback.
- Practice sessions.