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Advanced Selection, Interviewing and Recruitment Skills (Endorsed by ILM under 'Professional Recruitment Analyst')

By: GLOMACS Training and Consultancy

United Arab Emirates

05 - 09 Feb, 2017  5 days

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USD 4,800

This seminar is pre-approved by HRCI (Human Resource Certification Institute) which qualify for general re-certification credit hours of HR Professionals. The use of this seal is not an endorsement by HR Certification Institute of the quality of the seminar. It means that this seminar has met HR Certification Institute’s criteria to be pre-approved for recertification credit.


Recruitment and the selection process is one of the key management tools. Do it right – that’s the theme for this seminar. It’s not by chance that Intel, Google and Apple are all successful – they all have an outstanding recruitment process, which is never compromised.

In this training course, you will learn the latest techniques covering all of the nine critical part of the process. Not only will you learn – you will also be able to do it.

 Here are five reasons why you should attend:

  • Everyone in their career will have to do some form of interview, for recruitment, appraisal or discipline – learn the right way and it will always help you
  • Master the entire process of the interview cycle with the latest techniques
  • Find out how to master interpreting body language – a vital skill
  • Be able to rewrite competency knowledge based questions – that get straight to the point


At the end of this seminar, participants will be able to:

  • Have mastered the new recruitment process and be able to explain it to others
  • Be able to write recruitment criteria and precise score able interview questions
  • Know and be able to explain to others the value of using different types of testing
  • Have used a personality profile and be able to explain to others there value for recruiting and development
  • Be able to decode different types of body language, specifically when people are not telling the truth
  • Have practiced interviewing to ensure the theory is put into practice and be able immediately upon returning to work to carry out or lead a professional interview

Training Methodology

This is a very practical, interactive course with a high level of delegate participation. All of the training will carried out in a relaxed supportive atmosphere. Participants will also have the opportunity to see testing materials and to do for themselves a high level personality questionnaire – either the NEO – PIR or the OPQ 32.

Organisational Impact

Recruitment is a critical management tool and nowadays requires a very high level of skill and ability.

Organizations sending delegates on this training course can expect:

  • Maximize time, effort and costs and effectiveness of the recruitment procedure
  • Utilize existing information to construct high quality interview questions that are scoreable
  • Use a new process that will reduce the possibility of litigation
  • Be able to use the new behavioral system as an effective tool to aid recruitment
  • Have up to date knowledge of the latest testing approaches and tools
  • Be able to know which personality profiler’s work and more importantly – those that don’t

Personal Impact

  • You will assess your own understanding and experience in recruitment and selection
  • You will know the new steps in a successful recruitment process
  • You will get to practice the skills required during the interview process – many of which apply to development and succession planning
  • You will develop personal action plans for improvement - particularly the balanced score method and the new behavioral questioning system
  • You will have carried out an interview using the techniques in the process
  • You will be able to use techniques to discover when documents are falsified or when the candidate is not telling the truth
  • You will have mastered on of the critical management skills to a very high level

Who Should Attend?

This seminar is specifically targeted for anyone who interviews or takes part in the interviewing process:

  • CEO’s and Directors
  • Department Heads
  • HR and Training personnel
  • Line managers
  • Anyone associated with the interview process



Understand Recruitment Separating Fact from Fiction

  • Course objectives and introductions
  • The real cost of interviewing to the organisation
  • First series of interviews
  • Self-assessment of your current interviewing skills
  • Completing the Personality profile
  • Fact vs. fiction about interviewing
  • Introduction to the recruitment process map


Mastering the Process

  • Understand the job and the importance of the job description and criteria
  • Writing key criteria
  • How to write interview questions based on Criteria– understanding criteria
  • How many questions do you need?
  • Work needed to write the job advert
  • Writing an advert to attract “winners not losers”
  • How to write your interview questions


Testing, Personality Profiling and References

  • Shortlisting – a new approach to save time
  • The history of testing
  • Occupational ability testing – what’s new
  • Ability testing – the DIY approach
  • Semi medical tests – e.g. Colour blindness – practical demonstration
  • The growth of mental illness and the impact on recruitment – the latest figures
  • How Assessment centres work and their increasing use today
  • Personality profiling – Why we use it and what profilers are the best
  • The importance of references
  • Review and discussion


Finalising Pre-written Questions, Room Set-up and Arrangements and Understanding the Vital Role of Body Language

  • Procedure for starting every interview
  • Finalizing your Interview questions – writing scene setters
  • Refining knowledge based questions
  • How to use probing questions
  • How to score and who does the scoring
  • Pre-interview administration, from making all the arrangement including room set up to understanding body language and correctly decoding it


Practice and Practice

  • Recap of the steps so far
  • Putting the interview process into action
  • Time table of the interviewing for the day
  • The interview
  • Role allocations for interview
  • Review of interview and individual feedback


Following attendance on the seminar, delegates are required to complete an assignment:

  • Explain and give one clear work example of how pre-written scored questions are used and their benefit
  • Describe the big five personality factors and what instrument you would use to measure these specifically for someone at Supervisory level
  • What is an occupational ability test and why do we use them?
Dubai, United Arab Emirates Feb 05 - 09 Feb, 2017
USD 4,800.00
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