a one-day workshop
This workshop demonstrates how to select the best person for the job. Screen applications, questioning techniques and interviewing skills are covered. Assessing strengths and weaknesses and questioning techniques to develop information are stressed. Avoid illegal questions.
WHAT YOU'LL LEARN:
At the end of the training, you will be able to:
- Identify cost factors impacted by poor employee selection.
- Identify personal strengths and weaknesses in interviewing.
- Identify sources to recruit qualified candidates for job openings.
- Practice methods of controlling the selection interview through questioning.
- Identify and match job requirements for a specific job opening to desired applicant characteristics.
- Write basic and follow-up questions that get necessary information.
- Practice methods of building rapport with an applicant.
- Identify appropriate job requirements to share with an applicant.
- Practice a method of selecting the best candidate.
- Identify appropriate methods to check an applicant's references.
- Identify safe and dangerous pre-employment interview questions.
Unit 1: Overview of Interviewing
- How new skills can save time and money
- Inventory Interviewing Skills
- Session Objectives
Unit 2: Interview Preparation
- Identify key job requirements from job and task descriptions and job analysis
- Write questions to gain correct information
- Safe vs. dangerous questions
- Open vs. closed questions
- Using job scenarios to reveal a candidate's skills
- Screen applications
Unit 3: Conduct the Interview
- First impressions and suspending judgment
- How to begin and build rapport
- Sharing job requirements with the applicant
- Sequencing your questions
- Questions applicants usually ask
- Select the best--make your decision
This workshop qualifies for .6 of continuing education units.