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Effective Candidate Sourcing & Selection Training Course

This highly practical  workshop provides a step-by-step approach to the recruitment and selection process, including the challenges of holding virtual interviews and online selection assessment events. The course will cover techniques for advert writing, interview skills and selection technique, all to help you attract and select the right candidates. It is ideal for HR professionals and HR involved in staff recruitment

15 Sep 2022 + 1 more date

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  • Format: Live online, Classroom
  • CPD: 6 hours for your records
  • Certificate of completion

Overview

This highly practical  workshop provides a step-by-step approach to the recruitment and selection process, including the challenges of holding virtual interviews and online selection assessments events. The course will cover techniques for advert writing, interview skills and selection techniques, all to help you attract and select the right candidates. It is ideal for HR professionals and HR involved in staff recruitment

Who should attend

This course will be of benefit for:
  • HR professionals and advisors
  • Managers involved in the recruitment process
  • Technical specialists participating in job interviews

Topics to be covered include:

  • Applying the principles of recruitment and selection best practice
  • Advert writing in a competitive job market
  • Challenges of virtual interviews and assessments
  • Practical checklists for each the key stages of the recruitment process
  • Pitching the job, ideas for attracting the best candidates in a competitve market
  • Using competency-based questions to test for candidate suitability
  • The art of advanced questioning to uncover talent, potential and ambition
  • Learning to use and read positive body language and effective listening
  • What information to record during the interview, and how
  • Reviewing candidate qualities, attributes and skills against job criteria
  • Selection techniques for freelance and contract staff

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The Effective Candidate Sourcing & Selection course will cover:

Finding the best candidates using creative methods and techniques

  • Techniques in advertising for vacancies, including freelance and contract
  • What to include in a job advert to make it informational yet appealing.
  • Using LinkedIn to approach candidates directly or gain recommendations
  • How to short list, avoiding bias, expensive mistakes and lots of hard work
  • How to run a successful recruitment or selection campaign for multiple hires

Defining your ideal candidate - character, competencies and credentials

  • Defining and writing your candidate's specification and job description
  • The key elements, competencies and personality specification
  • The five types of interview styles and structure
  • The principles of conducting a targeted interview
  • Candidate profiling best practice summary

Interviewing in action

  • Preparing and planning your interviews
  • How to hold virtual interviews and online selection assessment events
  • Developing rules of evidence for assessment and questioning
  • Answering candidate questions, presenting the job effectively
  • Summary of best practice selection and second interviews.
  • Recruitment interviewing best practice summary

Selection tools and techniques

  • How to use job specific tests and questionnaires.
  • Competence-based questions and interview techniques
  • Review of psychometric tests available
  • Additional insights into personality profiling, including case study
  • Best practice in using candidate testing

Short listing and second interview techniques

  • Second interview - types of questions to use at a final selection interview
  • Recognising questions to avoid and why
  • Pitching the job, ideas for attracting the best candidates in a competitive market
  • Evaluating and rating evidence; using a rating scale
  • Identifying and overcoming unconscious bias

Summary of learning points

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Graham Roberts-Phelps

Graham Robert-Phelps is an international business trainer and consultant, specialising in business development, HR and operations excellence. He shares his ideas and insights with thousands of people and organisations every year in all parts of the world. With an extensive background and board-level experience in management and leadership, Graham works with organisations of many different types and sizes. He is also a published writing a number of books on management and training.

More details

Book Effective Candidate Sourcing & Selection Live online/Classroom training

NEW higher discounts for multiple bookings - bring your colleagues to make your training budget go further:

  • 30% off the 2nd delegate*
  • 40% off the 3rd delegate*
  • 50% off the 4th delegate*

15 Sep 2022

Live online

09:30-17:00 UK (London) (UTC+01)
10:30-18:00 Paris (UTC+02)
04:30-12:00 New York (UTC-04)
Course code 12035

  • GBP 399 499
  • EUR 579 719
  • USD 658 814

Until 11 Aug

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1 Dec 2022

Classroom
Rembrandt Hotel
London

09:00-17:00 UK (London)
Course code 12036

  • GBP 499 599
  • EUR 699 839
  • USD 778 934

Until 27 Oct

  • 1 day classroom-based training
  • Meet presenters and fellow attendees in person
  • Lunch and refreshments provided
  • Download documentation and certification of completion
  • Fair transfer and cancellation policy

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* Early booking discounts may not be combined with other discounts or offers. As such, the discounts for 2nd/3rd/4th delegates are based on the full price.

Multiple colleagues? See above for details of our discounts for 2, 3, or 4 delegates. For more, talk to one of our training experts to discuss how to:

Run this course conveniently and cost-effectively in-house for your staff and colleagues

Aleksandra BEER
Training expert

+44 (0)20 7749 4749

inhouse@ipi.academy