Recruitment and Interview Training

Course in How To Recruit and Interview

On this recruitment and interviewing techniques training, managers will follow a best-practice recruitment process from writing a person specification through to effective shortlisting and culminating in a role play behavioural interview of candidates.

What You’ll Learn

Following this course in recruitment, selection and interviewing, managers will:

  • Understand and adopt a best-practice recruitment process.
  • Be able to create a person specification.
  • Be able to shortlist candidates following a robust process.
  • Understand the benefits of behavioural interviewing above a traditional approach.
  • Be more confident interviewing candidates having practised a proven approach.

Following completion of this course your managers will be better prepared and more effective in recruiting the right candidates.

From “how do I write a job specification?” to successful techniques for shortlisting, we’ll walk your managers through practical, step-by-step interviewing scenarios that develop them into better line managers.

Here’s What You’ll Learn About Recruitment Interviewing

Following this training in how to recruit well, your managers’ will be able to:

  • Understand the recruitment cycle.
  • Design a list of action steps for the recruitment of a new employee.
  • Build a fit for purpose person specification.
  • Manage the shortlisting process whilst overcoming obstacles to effective shortlisting.
  • Follow a behavioural interview technique.
  • Conduct a recruitment interview following best-practice behavioural interviewing.

In-company Training in Recruitment Interviewing

Classroom exercises in recruitment and selection following recognised best-practice. Includes elements to practice their interviewing skills and follow a typical scenario within the safety of your workplace.

Introduction: Recruitment and Interviewing
  • Summarise online learning
  • Receive questions
Recruitment Best-Practice: The Recruitment Cycle

Managers identify a list of necessary actions for the recruitment of a new employee.

Person Specification Exercise: Suits You

Managers build a person specification to meet the needs of an example job role. This is then compared with a best-practice specification

Candidate Shortlisting Exercise: How To Deliver Feedback Constructively:

Managers complete a process of shortlisting, identifying potential obstacles and solving these.

Behaviour Based Interviewing: Best-Practice Techniques

Managers explore the benefits of a structured approach to behavioural interviewing.

Interview Practice and Role Play: Best-Practice Interview Techniques

Managers plan and practice interviewing two candidates for a specified role.

Course Description

Learn how to recruit the right candidates first-time, save money and time on this recruitment, selection and interviewing skills course.

This inhouse recruitment course is for managers both new and experienced who are looking to follow a best-practice recruitment process.

The recruitment and interviewing skills your managers will learn back to are:

  • Explain A Recruitment Process
  • Overcome Obstacles in Shortlisting
  • How To Construct a Person Specification
  • Delegating Effectively
  • Conduct Behavioural Interviews
  • Be More Confident Interviewing

Your Recruitment Interviewing Trainer

Lois is your trainer and coach. With extensive experience across both commercial and public sector clients, Lois facilitates this management training course and regularly receives positive feedback on her ability to engage employees quickly and to deliver enjoyable yet productive training days.


Your management team will benefit from pre-learning content and self-assessment exercises. These are provided below and should be completed before the inhouse training day.

Post-Learning Support

You’ll practice your newly-developed interviewing skills back in the workplace. Here you will need to recall your learning in busy day-to-day situations.

Your recruitment and interview skills are accessible from your mobile in handy 60-seconds reminders. Delivered in an animated style, with professional voice-overs, you’re only ever a phone or tablet away from a helpful ‘bite-sized’ recall of your recruitment training course.

Enhance Performance with Interview Training

An opportunity to learn interviewing techniques and improve recruitment skills.

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