Competency-based Interviews: Recruiting & Selecting

Code : HRT004
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Why Attend This Training Course?
Even the most experienced managers and human resources personnel can still have difficulty finding and hiring the perfect candidate for an open position. It can be difficult to determine if they will be right for the job or work well with the rest of the team. By learning how to utilize the information we have to find the best candidates and reviewing not only the job requirements, but also the candidate’s attributes, you can hire the best people for your company.

What Is The Training Course Methodology?
ACAD Corp’s methodology depends on enabling participants to interact and exchange experiences, explore their competencies and achieve their career aspirations, using forward-thinking training arts, such as Theoretical Lectures, Workshops, Open discussion to exchange opinions and experiences, Scenarios, innovative thinking brainstorming and teamwork, Role-play and simulation, and Audiovisual tools and materials. Participants will receive an agenda including training material as a reference, in addition to some extra notes and booklets. Training material will be presented in English and Arabic.

Who Should Attend This Training Course?
This course is designed for all HR, training or line managers, supply chain/inventory project managers, and capacity decisions or business owners.

What Are The Training Course Objectives?
  • Know how to present the current open position
  • Develop a workable hiring strategy
  • Define the significant activities integration and the connection between all its different functions
  • Enhance skills in conducting selection, hiring processes and applying the scientific methods in running interviews
  • Assess experiences and qualifications according to the job requirements to cope with the international standards
  • Know how to determine which candidates to interview
  • Steps and techniques to use in an interview
  • Welcome newly hired employees
  • Find potential candidates for the position

What Is The Training Course Curriculum?
Defining and Knowing the Position: Modern Approach and Overview
  • Know the position
  • Needs analysis
  • Job analysis
  • Task analysis          
  • Hiring strategy
    • Company information
    • Salary range
    • Top performers       
    • Be prepared 
  • Case study   
 Lure in Great Candidates
  • Advertise where candidates visit          
  • Develop corporate citizenship    
  • Treat your candidates well
  • Latest global standards in selection and hiring
  • Personnel basics
  • Role of the selection and hiring process in realizing the organization efficacy
  • Look at the competition    
  • Practical application           
 Filtering Applicants to Interview
  • Put Lots of Weight on Cover Letters
  • Grading resumes   
  • Internet search         
  • Initial phone interview                  
The Interview (I)
  •  Introduce everyone
  • Use a panel  
  • Match the interview to the job     
  • Types of questions 
The Interview (II)
  •  Tell me about my company        
  • Distractions  
  • Interview more than once
  • Wrap up       
Selection Process (I)
  •  Testing          
  • Look for passion and enthusiasm
  • Background checks
  • Trust your instincts
Selection Process (II)
  •  Education level vs. experience
  • Have a consensus  
  • Keep non-hires on file     
  • Checking references          
  • Case study
Course Details
Personal Details
ACAD Professional Certificate - APC
ACAD Training & Consulting uses the power of its network to bring about positive, tangible change. We champion the training courses profession and the interests of individuals, engaged in that profession, for the benefit of all. ACAD Professional Certificates are designed for those who are enthusiastic to challenge themselves to reach the extra mile. Participants who fully attend an APC course and successfully pass the exam on the last training day, will receive an ACAD Professional Certificate (APC). APC are regionally recognized and can be esteemed when applying for more senior roles in Egypt and MENA region.

Exam Details:

Duration: 1 hour | Multiple Choice | Closed book | Pass mark: 65%

Human Resource Certification Institute - HRCI
HRCI is an internationally certifying organization for the human resource profession and a global leader in developing rigorous exams to demonstrate mastery and real-world application of forward-thinking HR practices, policies and principles. Today, more than 200,000 professionals worldwide proudly maintain their HR Certification Institute’s credentials as a mark of high professional distinction. By successfully completing any ACAD training course which is approved by HRCI, participants will earn credit hours essential for maintaining professional distinction of PHR®, SPHR® or GPHR®.

- ACAD Profesional Certificate - APC of Completion for participants who fully attend and complete the training course hours
- The HRCI Approved Provider Seal and the corresponding Re-certification Credit Hours Awarded will be reflected in the Certificate of Completion
“Certificate In Hiring Strategies: Recruiting & Selecting has been approved for 15 HR (General) recertification credit hours toward aPHR™, PHR®, PHRca®, SPHR®, GPHR®, PHRi™ and SPHRi™ recertification through HR Certification Institute® (HRCI®). Please make note of the activity ID number on your recertification application form. For more information about certification or recertification, please visit the HR Certification Institute website at"

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