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Efficient People Interviewing and Selection Skills

Location: Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Dates:  08 October – 12 October, 2017

Course fee: $3000

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Programme Overview
Efficient People Interviewing and Selection Skills course will help you gain the specialist knowledge and practical skills to prepare for -  and undertake - different types of interviews. The interactive role-plays and group discussions will help you use sound interviewing techniques to gather accurate information from any interview.  The key focus of this course is on recruitment interviews however the course extends to cover disciplinary interviewing as well as touching on exit interviews, getting the best out of appraisal meetings and support-type discussions with employees.

This five day course provides an overview of the recruitment, selection and resourcing process, including preparation for, and practical experience of, conducting interviews. It provides you with the essential tools for different interviewing and selection methods, explains the legal context of interviewing and selection, and how to select appropriate recruitment channels.
Who should attend
This course is suitable for HR or line managers responsible for conducting interviews, HR support roles, or if you're looking to become involved in recruitment, selection and resourcing talent. 

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Training objectives
By the end of this training course, participants will:
  • Explain the factors that affect an organisation’s talent planning, recruitment and selection policy
  • Identify appropriate recruitment and selection methods contribute to the recruitment and selection interviewing process for a job role
  • Use sound interviewing techniques to gather accurate information, interpret information, and make decisions
  • Plan and conduct a range of interviews: recruitment selection, appraisal, counselling, disciplinary and exit
  • Understand the value of social recruitment marketplace and why you should start to use social recruiting as a sourcing channel
  • Evaluate which options to use when recruiting via social media – the what, why and how?
  • Consider how social recruitment practices can be part of the recruitment portfolio
  • Create a social recruitment strategy in support of your wider HR/People strategy
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the importance of effective induction.
Course Outline
Recruitment Process
  • The recruitment and selection process key elements
  • Equal opportunities and dealing with subjectivity, diversity and good practice
  • Major legal issues in recruitment and selection
  • Job descriptions and person specifications

Competency-based Recruitment
  • What are competencies, competency frameworks and how they benefit the organisation and their people
  • Links to the business, the culture and HRM/HRD systems
  • Framing your competency framework for recruitment

Essential Interviewing Skills
  • Listening, summarising, using hit words
  • Questioning and probing
  • Non-verbal communication

Recruitment interviewing
  • The recruitment and selection process key elements
  • Equal opportunities and dealing with subjectivity, diversity and good practice
  • Major legal issues in recruitment and selection
  • Job descriptions and person specifications
  • Preparing interview structure and questions
  • Assessing evidence and decision-taking
  • Feedback to unsuccessful candidates

Other forms of interview
  • The investigation interview
  • The disciplinary hearing
  • Return-to-work interviews
  • Exit interviewing
  • Counselling interviewing
  • Appraisal interviewing

Social Media Recruitment
  • The world of social media and where it has come from
  • What is social recruiting and the social recruiting marketplace?
  • Things you need to consider when using social media as an option
  • An overview of key technologies (LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, Google+, YouTube)

Employees induction and onboarding
  • Concepts and benefits of onboarding
  • Readiness of the organization for the process of onboarding

Onboarding Programme
  • Steps for designing, tools and templates used for onboarding programme
  • Preparation and execution of onboarding programme
  • Following up and evaluating onboarding programme
To enhance learning effectiveness, hand on experience will be emphasised in this programme through role-plays in class presentation, group facilitation and class critique.
Case studies, group discussions and video support will also be used to enhance learning experience. Fun quizzes will be injected to provide formative assessment and a fun learning environment.
Classes, books and training materials.
Entry level test.
Free Internet access.
International certificate upon completion of the course.
Coffee breaks and a buffet lunch daily.

*Fees do not include charges for travel and accommodation costs
Tuition fees include
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    Receive one year post-training support
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Training Location
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Efficient People Interviewing and Selection Skills

08 October – 12 October, 2017

Course fee
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