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Recruiting and Interviewing Excellence
Overview of course
In today’s busy world, it is not always easy to devote enough time to recruitment activities. However, choosing the wrong candidate will cost your organisation thousands of pounds in money, time and lost productivity.
When it comes to adding to your team, it pays to get the recruitment process right first time. Mistakes will be costly, not only in financial terms.
Employing people that are unsuitable for your organisation or for a particular role can lead to high staff turnover, issues with employee morale and significant unnecessary costs.
Recruiting isn’t as simple as just sending out a job advert, there are a number of other important factors to consider. The key to getting it right is careful planning, a clear strategy and a focus on fairness.
This course is interactive and takes place at our Exeter training suite. We provide lunch and refreshments throughout the day. Our workshop sizes are kept to a maximum of 12 delegates to ensure our experienced trainers have time to help individuals understand any complex points.
Who is it for?
This workshop will support all those involved in the recruitment process; whether their role be creating job adverts, undertaking shortlisting, preparing great interview questions, interviewing candidates or making offers.
What will you learn?
This course will steer away from the HR policy type content and focus more on the personal rapport building skills and body language.
It will cover the whole process, not just interviewing but also planning and giving sufficient time to be effective.
It will look at competency-based questions and will include a model to support interviewers in delving further and not just accepting the surface answer.
The workshop will provide a good mix of relevant theory relating to recruitment techniques and skills and the opportunity to try these out through activities and group discussion.
- Preparation – being ready
- An overview of recruitment legislation
- Shortlisting process
- Best Practice / Competency based recruitment interviewing
- Effective questioning techniques / drilling down
- Making checks and keeping notes
- Scoring candidates
- Submitting offers and negotiating terms
- Putting it all together
Who is the trainer?
Jo Redgrave - Crisp Associate
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