Conducting a Job Interview for Personalists

Aim: Improving efficiency of recruiting new employees by tweaking the interview process, and learning interview techniques which help obtain and correctly analyse candidate information.

Course Topics:

  • Recruitment and its aims
  • Writing effective job advertisements
  • Cooperation and communication with management
  • Personnel marketing
  • Internal and external sources of candidates
  • Preselection of candidates based on their CVs
  • Preparation for an interview (identifying competences, selection of suitable methods)
  • Interview techniques
  • Triangulation method – original approach
  • Communication techniques
  • Most common assessor mistakes (observation vs. subjective interpretation, „first glance effect,“ projection, attribution)
  • Learning to conduct and analyse an interview with the help of sparring partners
  • Analysis of an interview, selection of candidates, communication with candidates and managers