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Session Overview

Hiring the right people for the right job is a crucial task for any organisation. It requires significant knowledge and a degree of creativity - it is both an art and a science. This course can help you create a masterpiece. It will highlight the practical skills needed to make the recruitment process and interviews productive and focused. Furthermore, It will allow delegates to understand and perfect each stage of the recruitment process. Lastly, the course will pay particular attention to the most vital aspect of recruitment: the interview. We will show you how to conduct an effective interview that attracts the best candidates and pick out the right one. 

Who’s it For?

The session will benefit all those involved in the recruitment process, including Human Resources team members, as well as Junior and Middle Managers. It will also be of help to any who need to gain a better understanding of the legal and operational implications of good recruitment and selection practice.

What’s Covered?

Workforce Planning

  • ​Establishing the need to recruit

  • Gaining buy-in to the job description

  • Interpreting the importance of the Person Specification

  • Recruiting within the law

Selection Methods​​
  • ​Copywriting adverts

  • Choosing the right channel to advertise

  • Managing external relationships

  • The use Psychometric testing

  • Assessment centres

The Interview

  • Listening skills

  • Questioning skills

  • Getting the most out of the candidate

  • How to participate as part an interview panel

  • Do’s and Don’ts of the selection interview

Putting it all into Practice
  • Using realistic scenarios, participants will have the chance to practice interviewing in a variety of situations and receive feedback from the group and from an experienced facilitator.

  • Action-planning for the future


Session Benefits

  • Plan, prepare and execute a recruitment interview effectively. 

  • Learn the communication skills critical to conducting a good interview. 

  • Be able to pick out the right candidates and even find a 'diamond in the rough'.

  • Learn the key aspects of the legal and ethical side of recruitment, such as discrimination law. 

  • Practice these new skill in realistic scenarios to enhance your confidence when dealing with the real thing. 


Workshops are delivered by experienced training and development professionals

Date & Venue

Date will be agreed once booking has been confirmed.
This training course can be run at your premises or we can provide a training venue.

Contact Details

For more information and costs please contact us on 0345 4599710 or email

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