Recruitment Interviewing & Training Skills

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Recruitment Interviewing and Training Skills

Recruitment Interviewing & Training Skills 

This In Company Recruitment Interviewing & Training Skills Workshop is for anyone involved in recruitment interviewing or developing and nurturing the professional skills and growth of their staff.

Course Objectives Module One. Recruitment  Interviewing

At the end of this module participants will have the skills to clearly identify the most suitable candidate for the position and will have the techniques to interview the candidate in a professional, transparent and efficient manner.

Course Contents Module One: Recruitment  Interviewing

The Recruitment Process,

Job Descriptions & Job Specifications,

The Selection Process,


The Recruitment Process

Recruitment Methods – Is There Really a Best Method?

Organisation Factors

Environmental Factors

Managerial Roles

Job Descriptions & Job Specifications

Purpose of the Job Description and Job Specification

The Person Specification

The Importance of Accurate Job Descriptions - The Importance of Valid Job Specifications



Performance Standards

The Selection Process

Short-listing/Screening of Applicants

Methods of Selection

The Interview

Why Should We Interview?

Professionalism in Interviewing

7-Point Plan (Rodgers)

5-Point Plan (Munro-Fraser)


Behavioural Interviewing


Examples of Behavioural Questions

Examples of STAR Answers

What to Expect in a Behavioural Interview

Interviewing – The Funnel Technique Gathering information

Questioning Techniques in Interviewing and questions to avoid – leading , too much hypothetical; interviewing the company/employer and not the candidate

The Information Funnel

A Picture of the Information Funnel

Gathering and recoding evidence

Course Objectives Module Two: Training skills for managers

 At the end of this module participants will have the skills to design deliver and evaluate training programmes for the benefit of participants and the organisation.

Course Contents Module Two: Training skills for managers

Introduction to Training

Model for Curriculum Development

Adult Learning Styles

Stages of Group Development

Designing the Training Programme

Preparing for Training Delivery

The Role of Induction

How to Handle Questions - Benefits, Risks and Guidelines

Creating a Positive Learning Environment

Introduction to Training

What is the role of training?

What is the role of the trainer?

Types of participants

Model for Curriculum Development

Conducting a training needs analysis

Setting aims and objectives for the course

Selecting the content and knowing how much to include

Choosing the right training methods and resources

Assessment - how to determine the level of learning that has taken place

Evaluation - how to measure the effectiveness of the course

Adult Learning Styles

What are the different learning styles?

How to identify the preferred learning style(s) of the participants

Which training methods appeal most to each learning style

Stages of Group Development

Identifying the various stages of group development

Being prepared for the challenges that can arise at each stage

Designing the Training Programme

Preparing an overall course outline

How to plan each training session

Preparing for Training Delivery

Facilitation skills

Presentation skills and tips for designing PowerPoint slides

The Role of Induction

How to Handle Questions - Benefits, Risks and Guidelines

Creating a Positive Learning Environment

Our Recruitment Interviewing & Training Skills for Managers course is delivered over two days.

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