Interviewing Skills for Staff Recruitment - In House

GBC Learning & Development
Course summary
1 day
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Corporate Training for Teams

Course description

Interviewing for Staff Recruitment Training - In House

By the end of the course you will be able to:

  • Compile an accurate Job Description with essential and desirable criteria
  • Screen CVs or application forms, and prepare and execute effective interviews
  • Take relevant and appropriate notes in the interview
  • Objectively score the candidates and make a fair selection choice
  • Make sound recruitment decisions on behalf of your organisation

Suitability - Who should attend?

Individuals who are involved in interviewing and selecting new staff or interviewing for internal promotions. This course provides the tools to take you through a fair and legally compliant process with focus on selecting the best qualified person.

Outcome / Qualification etc.

GBC Learning Course Attended Certificate

Training Course Content

Introduction & Workshop Objectives

  • Establish what you want to achieve

Characteristics of a Good Interviewer

  • Skills required to get the best from your candidates and the process

The Job Description

  • Job description, responsibilities and outcomes aligned with a person specification
  • Understanding the essential and desirable skills, abilities and characteristics required

The Selection Process

  • Advertising the position
  • Reviewing applications and CVs
  • Organising interviews and setting practical assessments
  • Legislation awareness – equality and diversity

Conducting the Interview and Assessment

  • Building rapport
  • The funnel technique to capture detail
  • Questioning, listening and controlling your meeting
  • Using assessments to gain vital insight of current and potential ability

Practice Interviews

  • An opportunity to practise interviewing skills

Making Your Decision

  • Importance of your interview notes and keeping a record
  • Evaluating information
  • Checking your own judgements

The Way Forward

  • Taking ideas back to the workplace and putting them into action


In-House Training

GBC can develop customised solutions or deliver off-the-shelf courses in-house for your staff. This approach makes perfect sense for groups of 4+ delegates, enhancing cost effectiveness as well as team bonding.

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Salisbury House
EC2M 5QQ London Wall

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