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    Interviewing Skills

    Length:  1 Day

    Date: TBC

    Who Should Attend?
    This course is aimed at anyone who is involved in recruitment and selection and who wishes to fully understand the entire process from start to finish on a practical basis.

    What are the Objectives?
    The aim is to improve participants’ preparation and interviewing skills so that they are better equipped to handle the recruitment and selection process in a professional manner.

    By the end of the workshop, participants will be able to:

    • Understand the importance of preparation and the actions required before an interview takes place
    • Identify the skills needed to conduct an effective selection interview
    • Understand the importance of what should be done after an interview takes place to maximise the probability that a candidate will accept a position if it is offered to them.

    Participants will be given the opportunity to practise the key skills and gain sufficient confidence to apply them in a work situation.

    Topics Covered

    • What should happen before an interview takes place?
      • Establishing if there is a vacancy
      • How can the vacancy be filled?
      • Preparing a job description
      • Preparing a person specification
      • Authorisation
      • Attracting the right candidates
      • Handling the response and short-listing candidates
    • What is a selection interview?
    • The key skills involved in interviewing
    • Processes during the interview
    • What should happen after an interview
      • Rejecting candidates
      • Making the offer
      • Planning for a candidate’s arrival

    Course Delivery
    This is a highly participative workshop with course content supplemented by exercises, open discussion and the opportunity to practice.  To ensure that participants gain the most out of the experience the maximum number of delegates is limited to six.

    What do I Take Away with Me?
    Participants will be provided with a course manual containing useful reference material and notes from the workshop, together with a certificate to confirm attendance.

    Provider:  James Davie Consulting Limited.
    James Davie has over 30 years’ training experience and over 25 years’ recruitment experience.

    The course will be held at Partnership for Learning, North Road, Speke, Liverpool L24 9PZ. All refreshments and lunch are included.

    Members of NAA:   £350+vat per delegate
    Non-Members:       £450+vat per delegate

    Please contact Zoe for a booking form

    Register your interest

    European Regional Development Fund Northern Powerhouse
    Partners Department for Business Innovation and Skills Finance Birmingham