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Interviewing: The Right Choice

Who Should Attend?

Supervisors, managers, and professionals with responsibility for interviewing and employee selection.

Program Goals

How to prepare for and conduct a successful interview skills required in asking questions specific techniques to increase the effectiveness of an interview the importance of objectively evaluating all candidates for a position critical steps in the selection process

Course Description

The purpose of the job interview is to determine if the candidate meets job requirements and would be a good fit for the organization This course prepares participants to plan for and conduct successful job interviews. Preparing for the interview by selecting appropriate questions is stressed. An effective interview can increase the probability of finding the right person for the job. This decreases employee turnover, and improves  employee performance through proper placement. Role Playing of  interviews is used to provide feedback.

Course Outline

  • Past behavior as a predictor of future performance
  • Setting objectives for the interview
  • Behavioral & Situational questions
  • Effective questioning (open & closed)
  • Active listening
  • Preparing for the Interview: Review the Job Description
  • Conducting the interview (structured & un-structured)
  • Evaluation / making the decision
  • An Interviewing Instrument
  • Weighting the interview / resume / and letters of recommendations

Course Length

4 hours

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