Interview and Selection
Workshop title: Interview and Selection
1-2-day workshop: Facilitator and 2 actors
Who is it for: anyone involved in the interview and selection process.
Number of participants: Max 15 (can be increased with extra resource)
Pre-work: Prepare a person spec for one of the job roles
Course overview: This workshop offers delegates a unique opportunity to practice their interviewing skills using the services of professional role-playing actors. The course begins with a piece of forum theatre showing a typical interview. Delegates are encouraged to critique the drama, change it and actively re-enact it.
Participants will interview several different candidates, played by the actors, then carry out a selection process to recruit the best person for the job. They will receive constructive feedback, advice and ideas for improvement; this will enable all delegates to take away a usable interview plan.
Increase your confidence and competence as an interviewer
Understand the purpose, value and objectives of interviews
Know how to taking a structured approach to interviews
Know how to prepare effectively for an interview
improving your skills in listening, probing, questioning and rapport building
Understand the difference between a competency based interview and a casual chat
Be aware of unconscious bias good and bad
Use the STAR model effectively to gather example
Be able to carry out a professional competency based interview
Post workshop to embed learning: All participants will take part in an e coaching program for 6 weeks after the workshop. This will consist of on the job exercises and suggested self-directed learning to ensure maximum retention of learning