Effective Interviewing and Employee Selection: A guide for Employers


Effective Interviewing and Employee Course” typically refers to a training or educational program that focuses on teaching individuals, particularly managers, supervisors, or human resources professionals, how to conduct effective job interviews and evaluate potential candidates for employment. The course aims to provide participants with the skills and techniques needed to make informed hiring decisions and select candidates who are the best fit for the organization


Unit 1: Job Analysis and Competency Modelling

  • Defining Job Requirement
  • Developing a Competency Framework

Unit 2: Designing the Selection Process

  • ¬†Selection Process: Stages and Considerations
  • The Role of Application Forms, CV’s and Cover Letters
  • Using the Pre-Selection Tests and Assessments

Unit 3: Conducting Effective Interviews

  • Understanding Different Types of Interviews
  • Developing Effective Interview Questions
  • Examples of Questions and Rating Answers
  • Applying artistic effects
  • The Role of Active Listening and Body Language in Interviews
  • Interviewing in a Diverse and Inclusive Context

Unit 4: Legal and Ethical Considerations

  • Understands Discrimination and Bias in Interviews
  • Legal Considerations in the South-African Context
  • Best Practices to Avoid Discrimination and Ensure Fairness
  • Ethical Considerations and Maintaining Candidate Confidentiality

Unit 5: Making a Decision: From Interview to Offer

  • Evaluating Candidates: Methods and Techniques
  • Dealing with Candidate Feedback and Rejections
  • Making the Job Offer: Negotiations and Onboarding

Unit 6: Assessment and Continuous Improvement

  • Post-hire Evaluation: Measuring the Effectiveness of your Hiring Process
  • Developing a Feedback Mechanism for Continuous Improvement
  • Case Study: Successful Interviewing and Employee Selection in South African Companies


Duration: 1 Day

Delivery: Classroom/Online


5 Day Courses: Participants will receive a SpecCon Holdings certificate upon completion of all courses.

1 Day Courses: Participants will receive a SpecCon Holdings certificate upon completion of this course.

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