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Competency Based Interviewing Course

Course Description

This competency based interviewing training course is designed for those with responsibility for selecting new members of the team. It will help reduce staff turnover by ensuring that your selections are of the right calibre. Using competency based interviewing techniques will help identify those that will perform well within your team.

What We Cover
  • Positioning of competency based interviewing in the context of your organisation
  • Format and techniques of a competency based interview
  • Acquiring evidence – questioning & listening skills
  • Conducting a competency based interview
  • Review of candidate ratings and recommendations
  • Making the selection decision
  • Review and next steps
Suitable For

This course is suitable for:

  • Colleagues who already have some experience in recruitment.  Additionally it is suitable for team leaders, managers and directors

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Questions about the course - AMA

What will I learn on this course?

By the end of this one day course, participants will have:

  • Practiced competency based interviewing techniques
  • Developed an effective questioning model for use in selection
  • Evaluated and grouped data according to specified competencies
  • Made objective selection decisions based on the evidence acquired
  • Participated in practice scenarios designed to test understanding and use of the skills learned
Is this course right for me?

If you have had mixed results up to now with your recruitment decisions then this course will help you to increase your effectiveness and make your hiring decisions more robust

How long does the course run for?

This is either a half day or one day course dependent upon numbers

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Sarah Cross - Managing Director, Uber, UK

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Phil Ryan - Deputy Chief Executive, The University of Wales

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