Interviewing Skills Training for Managers

Duration 3 hours

Last audited 10th February 2023

CPD Approved
Interviewing Skills
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  • 100% online training

  • Start when you like

  • Learn on any device (desktop, mobile or tablet)

  • Instant assessment and result

  • 1 learner per course

  • Train teams of all sizes

  • Bulk discounts starting at 10% off 10 courses

  • Learn on any device (desktop, mobile or tablet)

£30 +VAT

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Includes a 10% discount for 10+ courses

This Interviewing Skills online course has been designed to help managers increase their confidence when hiring by detailing the recruitment process from start to finish.

The course outlines the legislation surrounding recruitment and the legal responsibilities that everyone involved must comply with. It also details how to carry out an organisational analysis to identify where the new recruit will fit, explains how to write a job description and tailored job adverts, and develop interview assessment templates. Finally, it covers how to develop insightful interview questions that will help uncover a candidate's traits, and teaches learners how to evaluate these responses to ensure they get the best hire. 

100% online training

Access anywhere

Same day digital certificate

Printed certificate posted next working day

Full audio voiceover

Unlimited assessment attempts

Developed in collaboration with industry experts

Accredited by CPD

What you'll learn

By the end of this course, you will:

  • Understand the laws that apply to the interview process.
  • Be able to write an effective and clear advert for your website, job sites and social media.
  • Understand how to structure questions that find out the right kind of information.
  • Recognise the importance of carrying out skills tests for all job roles.
  • Recognise the importance of hiring for attitude.
  • Understand how to evaluate candidates and make the right hiring decision.
  • Understand how to extend an offer as well as politely reject the wrong people.

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Module 1: Introduction to Interviewing Skills

The law, the Equality Act 2010, types of discrimination, how does this affect what I can ask?, positive action, safer recruitment, reasonable adjustments and data protection.

Module 2: Preparations

Costs of a bad hire, finding the right candidate, organisation analysis, job analysis and writing a job description.

Module 3: Advertising the Position

Advertising methods, internally advertising a position, advertising on your website, advertising on job sites, social recruiting and language.

Module 4: Preparing for Interviews

Screening responses, reasonable adjustments, the questions, behavioural interview questions, questions related to the role, interviewing graduates, questions to avoid, planning for the interview.

Module 5: Preparing Evaluation Criteria

Reducing interview bias, evaluating candidates, interview assessment templates, person specification criteria, your questions, weighting and scoring responses.

Module 6: Interviewing and Evaluating Candidates

Before candidates arrive, as candidates arrive, introducing your culture, the interview, textual analysis, body language, interviewing a difficult candidate, representing your company, after the interview, evaluating candidates, extending an offer, rejecting a candidate.

The online assessment is taken on completion of the training material. You will be asked 20 multiple choice questions with a pass mark of 80%. The answers are marked automatically so you will instantly know whether you have passed. If you don't pass don't worry! You can take the test as many times as you need with no extra charge.

This Interviewing Skills Training course is for anyone who is managing recruitment processes for their workplace. It outlines all the legal requirements employees must comply with, as well as how to develop good interview questions and carry out fair and focused evaluations.

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