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Course Description

Successful Interviewing is a practical & highly interactive course focusing on the interviewers and helping them to develop and improve their interview techniques. The course looks at how the recruitment & selection procedure works, effective planning & preparation for interview, how to structure and conduct an effective interview as well as the skills essential for successful recruitment.

The Course Suits

The workshop is ideal for managers and professionals who have responsibility for interviewing candidates for jobs. These managers may be new to their role, or more experienced managers wishing to improve & consolidate their existing skills

What delegates will gain from the course:

The course will provide delegates with the skills to enable them to:

  • Understand the importance of planning and preparation for interview
  • Show a clear understanding of the techniques for assessing the suitability of the interviewee
  • Demonstrate how to structure and conduct a successful interview
  • Demonstrate effective communication, questioning, listening and interpretation skills

Course Outline

9.30 - 10.00 Coffee, Welcome, Introductions & Course Objectives

The Recruitment and Selection Procedure

Understanding the Need

Matching Person and Job Role

Effective Planning and Preparation for the Interview

Putting it into Practice - Structuring the Interview

Delegate Exercise – Opening the Interview

13.00 - 13:45     Lunch Break

Skills in Interviewing

Effective communication; questioning and listening skills

Putting it into Practice - Structuring the Interview (continued)

Delegate Exercise – Conducting and Closing the Interview

Making the Decision      

16.30-16.45 Workshop Summary, Review of Key Learning, Personal Action Plans and   Close

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