Recruitment 4: Interviewing the Candidate
About the course
Interviews vary widely. They can be as short as three minutes or as long as two hours. There may be one interviewer or several, in a panel or board. In the past, interviews were often rather casual affairs. The interviewer had no job description or person specification. But, you know the drill with traditional interviews; despite their popularity, they have been largely discredited. But new interviewing techniques have come on the scene to improve the outdated, conventional model. In this course we will focus on the interview process and how to improve it.
Contents - Topics
Introduction: Reframing the Interview
Despite their popularity, traditional interviews fall short and raise he need for interview selection methods that are more reliable, valid and fair has caused many employers to do their interviewing more systematically.
Lesson 1: Structured Interviews
Structured interview systems change every part of the interview. Most structured interviewing systems start with a detailed job analysis, which ensures that the questions and judgements are job-related.
Lesson 2: Improving the Interview Process
Amongst the many actions your organisation can take in order to improve the interview process and make recruiting more effective, constructing validity, being able to assess the truthfulness of the information provided by candidates and reaching unbiased decisions are of outmost importance.
Lesson 3: New Interviewing Techniques
Today, new techniques are implemented to improve these standardised types interviewing. Some of them are: online soft skills assessments, job auditions, case studies, virtual reality (VR), video and group interviewing.
Lesson 4: Case Studies
Study a variety of case scenarios where organisations have implemented new interviewing techniques and achieved greatness.
Lesson 5: Room for Improvement
When it comes to interviewing, there is always room for improvement. Train interviewers and think about the process from the applicant's perspective to build your brand and avoid negative reviews.
Upon successful completion of this course, you will be able to:
Identify common mistakes made during the interview process in order to avoid them.
Define the characteristics of a structured interview and its advantages compared to conventional types of interviews.
Describe ways to make the interview process more valid and effective.
Acknowledge contemporary interviewing techniques and how to apply them.
This course is addressed to
Talent Recruiters and Trainers
HR Departments' Employees