Successful Interviewing

1 Day
Nottingham 7th Jul 2022
1st Jul 2022
5.5 hours

Course Overview

Successful recruitment, and, consequently, higher retention, results from a well-planned and effectively-managed interview process.

This interviewing skills course focuses on interviewers, helping to develop and improve their interview techniques. Attention to detail in the interview process is a vital ingredient to making a successful decision.

You will learn how to identify the exact type of person you are seeking to satisfactorily undertake the position.  Much detail is given to planning and preparation and you will have several opportunities to carry out sample interviews.  You are invited to bring an example of a job description with you.

The practicality of the course enables you to develop interviewing techniques through many live sessions.  Relevance to up-to-date legislation is well considered along with an understanding of how interviewing fits into the overall recruitment process.

The course includes preparation techniques as well as listening and interpretation skills.  The course also covers the issues of recording the interview and making the right decision.

This Successful Interviewing course is available throughout the UK.

CPD Value 5.5 Hours

Course Locations

Successful Interviewing London
Successful Interviewing Manchester
Successful Interviewing Nottingham
Successful Interviewing Birmingham
Successful Interviewing Bristol
Successful Interviewing Edinburgh
Successful Interviewing Leeds

This course is worth 5.5 Continuous Professional Development hours.Learn more about CPD

Timetable

09:30 - 10:00 Coffee & Course Objectives
10:00 - 10:15 The Recruitment and Selection Procedure
(Best practice and checklist) 10:15 - 11:00 Specifying the Person (Including Equal Opportunities issues)
11:00 - 11:15 Coffee
11:15 - 11:45 Preparing and Planning the Interview
11:45 - 12:30 The Interview Opening - role plays with feedback
(Applicants being interviewed for jobs - observed)
12:30 - 13:30 Lunch
13:30 - 14:00 Questioning and Listening Skills
14:00 - 15:30 Role Plays with Feedback
(Applicants being interviewed for jobs - observed)
15:30 - 16:15 Taking Notes, Conducting the Interview, Closing Methodologies - Making the Decision
16:15 - 16:30 Summary and Action Plans Agreed

Testimonials

A really valuable course, tailored super well, would highly recommend.

Helena Robertson, Shropshire Petals Ltd

Was interactive/discussions/feedback/role plays appropriate to what we are doing. Excellent training.

Hilda Badenhorst, ACT Commodities

I really enjoyed the training. Ian has a lot of knowledge and can adapt the training very well to my practice. Thank you!

Rik Vreeke, ACT Commodities

Excellent course, very enjoyable, good interaction.

Kevin Clarke, Bott & Co

I have thoroughly enjoyed the day and believe it will be very beneficial to me.

Roz Frazer, Nash Consultancy

Was impressed by course content and presentation.

Elaine Duffy, Freightliner Ltd

Very good course.

Morevern Scott, Channel 4

Very good programme and delivery.

Isaac Fisher, Pukka Pies
Course was very well run and delivered to meet my exact needs.
Karen Walton, Siemens
The presenter was excellent. I really enjoyed the course.
Kim Scott, Cigna International
It was a well-structured, practical course.
Louise Dolley, Cigna International
Very informative course.
Lilias ONeil, Cigna International
Truth be told, the course was of much more help than I imagined.
Carl Butterfield, Styrene Packaging Insulation Ltd
Useful course, knowledgeable speaker. Good mock exercises.
Alex Macleod, Forestry Commission
Thank you to Geoff for definitely enhancing my interviewing skills and for the knowledge/information given.
Donna Kane, Serco Home Affairs HMP & YOI Doncaster
Very good course. Feel have been able to take ideas back to workplace. Excellent trainer & facilities.
Rebecca Bellis, Serco - HMP & YOI
Really enjoyed the day. Very helpful.
Zoe Anderson, Paladin
Very detailed and interesting course - very well delivered.
Alison Haggett, HECFW
Very useful and tailored course. Thank you for all the relevance to HEFCW included in course.
Sarah Pritchard, HEFCW
An extremely successful day.
Denise Knighton, Siemens IT Systems
Course well presented and clear.
Steve Gombocz, Leeds City Council
I found the course very interesting and an enjoyable method of learning.
Kelly Mellors, WR Evans Group
Excellent course, thoroughly enjoyed it. Thank-you.
Jacky Strange, Berrymans Lace Mawer
Very impressed with course - I have learnt loads today.
Fatima Tissnaoui, Solent University Southampton
Appreciated the course being adapted to my needs.
Jennifer Cassey, Morrison Bowmore Distillers Ltd
Very informative and an enjoyable day.
Susan Rogerson, Berryman Lace Mawer

Benefits

  • An understanding of the importance of preparation for the interview and how this fits in with the overall recruitment process
  • The development of enhanced listening, questioning and interpretation skills
  • A development of best practice techniques for assessing the suitability of the interviewee
  • The ability to ensure that the right employee/job match is made in a cost-effective way
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