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HRC 104 - Recruitment Skills and Interviewing Techniques

Code Start Date Duration Venue
HRC 104 25 September 2023 5 Days London Registration Form Link
HRC 104 30 October 2023 5 Days Muscat Registration Form Link
HRC 104 13 November 2023 5 Days Istanbul Registration Form Link
HRC 104 04 December 2023 5 Days Cairo Registration Form Link
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Course Description

The key to unlocking an organisation’s potential to achieve maximum performance and efficiency is its people. Effective recruitment and selection is the first vital step in building a winning team. This course concentrates on preparing and conducting effective interviews.

Course Objectives

  • Designing a selection process which will ensure that the best people are recruited 
  • Differentiating between candidates 
  • Recognising the importance of using a range of selection tools  
  • Explaining the legal, social and political context of recruitment and selection

Who Should Attend?

  • Supervisors
  • Managers 
  • Executives
  • Anyone involved in HR planning
  • Anyone who is or will be responsible for recruitment Skills

Course Details/Schedule

Day 1

  • Understanding recruitment 
  • Analysing the vacancy
  • The importance of this process and the cost of bad recruitment
  • An effective job advert
  • Methods of recruitment 
  • Job description and specification

Day 2

  • Key criteria and its link with competencies
  • Candidate profile
  • Selecting the candidate
  • Selection methods
  • Action planning
  • Competency- based approach  
  • The recruitment and selection process  

Day 3

  • Factors that could affect the interview
  • Preparing for the interview according to job description 
  • Structuring an interview
  • Gathering information
  • Testing and personality profiling
  • Contacting references

Day 4

  • Planning & setup
  • Objective and question setting
  • Types of questions in an interview: Technical, Behavioral, Situational, and  Case questions
  • Interviewing skills
  • Practising your interviewing and selection skills
  • Candidates questions

Day 5

  • Reviewing candidate after the interview 
  • Dealing with subjectivity 
  • Equal opportunities  
  • Offering a position
  • The legal, social and political context of recruitment and selection