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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 Dec 2022 , 6-7 Mar 2023 , 3 Jul 2023 , 14 Sep 2023

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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

Programme

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

Presenter

Graham Roberts-Phelps (More...)

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.

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15 Sep 2022
Live webinar
09:30-17:00
UK (London)
15 Sep 2022
Live webinar
09:30-17:00
UK (London)
GBP 499 399
EUR 719 579
USD 814 658
Until 11 Aug*
Enrol now
to attend Live webinar
1 Dec 2022
Face-to-face, Rembrandt Hotel London
09:00-17:00
UK (London)
1 Dec 2022
Face-to-face
Rembrandt Hotel London
09:00-17:00
UK (London)
GBP 599 499
EUR 839 699
USD 934 778
Until 27 Oct*
Enrol now
to attend Face-to-face
Rembrandt Hotel London
  • 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
6-7 Mar 2023
Live webinar
13:30-17:00
UK (London)
6-7 Mar 2023
Live webinar
13:30-17:00
UK (London)
GBP 499 399
EUR 719 579
USD 819 663
Until 30 Jan 23*
Enrol now
to attend Live webinar
3 Jul 2023
Face-to-face, Rembrandt Hotel London
09:00-17:00
UK (London)
3 Jul 2023
Face-to-face
Rembrandt Hotel London
09:00-17:00
UK (London)
GBP 599 499
EUR 859 719
USD 979 823
Until 29 May 23*
Enrol now
to attend Face-to-face
Rembrandt Hotel London
  • 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
14 Sep 2023
Live webinar
09:30-17:00
UK (London)
14 Sep 2023
Live webinar
09:30-17:00
UK (London)
GBP 499 399
EUR 719 579
USD 819 663
Until 10 Aug 23*
Enrol now
to attend Live webinar

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* Note the early booking discount cannot be combined with any other offers or promotional code. As such, discounts for the 2nd/3rd/4th attendees are based on the full price of the course. Please contact us for pricing if you wish to send more than 4 delegates.

Continuing professional development

This course qualifies for 6 hours for your CPD records.
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We can customise this course to meet the requirements of your organisation and deliver it at your location and/or online.

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