Advanced Selection, Interviewing & Recruitment Skills

202319junAll Day23Advanced Selection, Interviewing & Recruitment Skills

Course Details


• Have mastered the new recruitment process and be able to explain it to others
• Be able to write recruitment criteria and precise score able interview questions
• Know and be able to explain to others the value of using different types of testing
• Have used a personality profile and be able to explain to others there value for recruiting and development.
• Be able to decode different types of body language, specifically when people are not telling the truth
• Have practiced interviewing to ensure the theory is put into practice and be able immediately upon returning to work to carry out or lead a professional interview.


Understand recruitment separating fact from fiction
• Course objectives and introductions
• The real cost of interviewing to the organisation
• First series of interviews
• Self-assessment of your current interviewing skills
• Completing the Personality profile
• Fact vs. fiction about interviewing
• Introduction to the recruitment process map
Mastering the Process
• Understand the job and the importance of the job description and criteria
• Writing key criteria
• How to write interview questions based on Criteria– understanding criteria
• How many questions do you need?
• Work needed to write the job advert
• Writing an advert to attract “winners not losers”
• How to write your interview questions
Testing, Personality profiling and references
• Shortlisting –a new approach to save time
• The history of testing
• Occupational ability testing – what’s new
• Ability testing – the DIY approach
• Semi medical tests – e.g. Colour blindness – practical demonstration
• The growth of mental illness and the impact on recruitment – the latest figures
• How Assessment centres work and their increasing use today
• Personality profiling – why we use it and what profilers are the best
• The importance of references
• Review and discussion
Finalising Pre written questions, Room set up and arrangements and understanding the vital role of body language
• Procedure for starting every interview
• Finalising your Interview questions – writing scene setters
• Refining knowledge based questions
• How to use probing questions
• How to score and who does the scoring
• Pre interview administration, from making all the arrangement including room set up tounderstanding body language and correctly decoding it
Practice and Practice
• Recap of the steps so far
• Putting the interview process into action
• Time table of the interviewing for the day
• The interview
• Role allocations for interview
• Review of interview and individual feed – back

Who Should Attend ?

HR and Training Personnel
Line Managers and Supervisors
Succession Planners & Developers
CEO’s and Directors
Department Heads


june 19 (Monday) - 23 (Friday)




Health Guidelines for this Event

Masks Required
Physical Distance Maintained
Event Area Sanitized
Vaccination Required
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