Behavioral Interviewing Skills

Aug 07, 2018 08:00am -
Aug 07, 2018 12:00pm
401 SW Water St., Peoria, IL 61602


Event Description

Behavioral Interviewing Skills

Hiring the right person for the job is instrumental in today’s ever-changing business world. In this class, you will learn how to use the behavioral interviewing process; a method based on the theory that past behavior is the best predictor of future behavior. You will learn how to gather more in-depth knowledge about applicants, make more informed hiring decisions, and select the best candidates for open positions.

At the end of this course you will be able to:
 • Write and ask behavioral interviewing questions to gather detailed information about a candidate’s past experience.
 • Write and ask interview questions that directly relate to the knowledge and skills you need.
 • Establish professional rapport with candidates.
 • Use active listening skills to hear all that a candidate is saying.
 • Summarize the information gained through multiple interviews to differentiate between multiple candidates.

Topics that will be covered:
 • Overview of the Behavioral Interviewing Process
 • The Cost of Bad Hires
 • The Structure of a Behavioral Interview
 • Writing Effective Interview Questions and Probes
 • Conducting a Legally “Safe” Interview
 • Questioning and Listening Skills
 • Summarizing Interview Information and Making Selection Decisions

Prerequisites: Individuals who are new to interviewing and hiring or who have not used a behavioral interviewing process in the past. Techniques taught are suitable for interviewing entry-level to middle-management candidates.

Advanced Preparation: If possible, please bring with you to course a job description and copy of your interview guide or format that you have used in the past.

Field of Study: Staffing

Delivery Method: Group-Live | Course Level: Intermediate | Duration: Full day – 8:00am - 4:30pm

Continuing Education/Recertification Credits: CPE Credits, HRCI Recertification Credits and SHRM Professional Development Credits may be available for this course.

Event Type:Public Training
Category:Leadership Development
Early registration ends on Nov 15, 2017.
Regular registration starts on Nov 16, 2017 and ends on Aug 06, 2018.
Late registration starts on Aug 07, 2018.
(GMT-06:00) Central Time (US & Canada)

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Member Fee: $295.00$295.00$295.00
Non-Member Fee: $395.00$395.00$395.00