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Competency Based Recruitment

If your organization believes that having excellent employees is critical to producing excellent results, then you must pay close attention to the quality of your hiring process. The people you hire today have a direct impact on the profitability of your organization, both in the near term, and often for years to come.

A competency based interview approach can help you match the best people with the right jobs and build a bright future for everyone involved.

This highly interactive and practice driven workshop has a reputation for delivering everything a supervisor or manager needs to know before they make the final hiring decision.  It features a special step-by-step process where participants will walk through and learn the entire process of planning, interviewing and hiring the right person for the right job.

Knowledge Development Objectives

By the end of the Competency Based Recruitment knowledge development programme, participants will be able to:

  • Use competencies to design an effective recruitment and selection process.
  • Engage in and handle face-to-face interaction
  • Conduct a goal-directed interview and uncover more in-depth data about the candidate
  • Prepare effective and easy interview preparation steps
  • Develop an interviewing strategy and to open and close an interview
  • Implement consistent recruiting, screening and hiring procedures
  • Uncover the areas in which the interviewee needs improvement and has strengths
  • Establish a selection standard for employment
  • Conduct face-to-face interactions with skill and confidence
  • Implement an interview preparation process that is simple and effective
  • Formulate an interviewing strategy, including opening and closing an interview
  • Establish consistent recruiting, screening and hiring procedures
  • Identify the candidate’s strengths and weaknesses
  • Establish a selection standard for employment
Course Content
  • Competencies: What are they? – Competency frameworks
  • The recruitment process and competencies
  • Assessment centre design
  • Competency-based interviewing Fundamentals of interviews
  • Planning and preparing
  • Handling and conducting
  • Evaluating and deciding
  • Biases in Selection
  • Following up after an interview
Who Should Attend

All HR professionals whose job functions include recruitment and selection of new staff.