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Recruiting, Interviewing and Selecting Employees

Mar 06, 2017 - 09:00 AM - Mar 08, 05:00 PM
American Management Association
AMA San Francisco Center
55, 4th St San Francisco Marriott Marquis Level 2

San Francisco,
ZIP: 94103

How You Will Benefit

  • Improve your overall employee selection approach
  • Attract talent through innovative employee recruitment sources
  • Learn how to effectively use telephone screening and other methods to filter out the wrong applicants
  • Practice interviewing techniques to refine and develop your skills as an interviewer—including how to open and close the meeting
  • Understand how to ask the right questions to find out the information you need to know
  • Avoid interview “traps”—EEO and affirmative action

What You Will Cover

Recruitment Challenges
  • •Fluctuating Economy •Variable Skill Levels •Loyalty and Commitment •Outsourcing •Applicant Expectations

Recruitment Basics

  • •Factors to Consider •Proactive and Reactive Recruitment •Traditional and Creative Sources •Electronic Recruitment

Interview Preparation

  • •Job Descriptions •Applications and Résumés •Time and Place •Basic Questions •Stages of the Interview

Legal Factors

  • •Federal Legislation •Record Keeping and Retention Requirements •Questions to Avoid •Handle Discrimination Charges

Interview Questioning Techniques

  • •Competency •Open-Ended •Hypothetical •Probing •Close-Ended

Types of Employment Interviews

  • •Face-to-Face Exploratory •Telephone •Video •Human Resources •Departmental •Team

Interview Components

  • •Format •Active Listening •Body Language •Balance Asking Questions and Providing Information


  • •Purpose and Uses •Objective Language •Job-Related Facts •Guidelines •Effective Notes

References and Background Checks

  • •Defamation of Character •Negligent Hiring and Retention •Reference Check Options •Releasing and Obtaining Reference Information •Background Checks: Compliance and Procedures


  • •Testing •Selection Guidelines

Extended Seminar Outline

Who Should Attend

Professionals with two years or less of experience in hiring, including newly hired HR professionals, HR practitioners who lack formal training, non-HR specialists who recruit, interview and/or hire as part of their jobs, and long-time HR practioners who want to reinforce or update their skills.

Additional Information

Ways to Register

  • [3] days - $2,345 Non Members
  • [3] days - $2,095 AMA Members
  • [3] days - $1,984 GSA


21 CPE / 18 PDCs / 18 PHR
1.8 CEU / 18 SPHR

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