Hiring for Success

Pan Africa Skills & Consulting Ltd
Online study mode
Brunei House, 3rd Floor I Witu Road off Lusaka Road P.O. Box 16481 - 00100 Nairobi, Kenya
4 weeks
Jun 04 - Jun 04 2020

Course Description

Interviewing sounds easy enough: you arrange for a conversation between you and potential candidates, and then select the best person for a particular position. But what if you could refine the process in such a way that you were confident that you are selecting the right person? How do you separate the good from the great, when they have similar work experience and strengths to offer? This course will give you the skills and tools to hire successful candidates.


Course Intake: Ongoing!

Course Outline

  • History of the Interviewing Process
  • The Recruitment and Selection Process
  • Factors in the Hiring Process
  • Cost Analysis
  • Job Analysis and Position Profiles
  • Determining the Skills You Need
  • Finding Candidates
  • Advertising Guidelines
  • Screening Resumes
  • Performance Assessments
  • Problems Recruiters Face
  • Interviewing Barriers
  • Non-Verbal Communication
  • Types of Questions
  • Case Study: Itlex Manufacturing
  • Traditional vs. Behavior Interviews
  • Other Types of Questions
  • The Critical Incident Technique
  • Listening for Answers
  • Difficult Applicants
  • Interview Preparation and Format
  • Other Interview Techniques 
  • Scoring Responses
  • Checking References
  • Human Rights


Career Outcomes

After you complete this course, you will be able to:

  • Recognize the costs incurred by an organization when a wrong hiring decision is made.
  • Develop a fair and consistent interviewing process for selecting employees.
  • Prepare better job advertisements and use a variety of markets.
  • Be able to develop a job analysis and position profile.
  • Use traditional, behavioral, achievement oriented, holistic, and situational (critical incident) interview questions.
  • Enhance communication skills that are essential for a skilled recruiter.
  • Effectively interview difficult applicants.
  • Check references more effectively.
  • Understand the basic employment and human rights laws that can affect the hiring process.

Price: USD 335

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