West Thames College London

Selecting the Right Person


Building on professional techniques for preparing a shortlist of interview candidates, this short session will take delegates through the format of a structured interview, equip them with the tools to use other information as part of the process, and enable them to make objective judgements based on evidence to make the right decisions.

Who should attend?

Anyone responsible for selecting people at any level.

How you will benefit

You will understand the process of recruitment, be able to avoid legal traps, and choose from a range of selection techniques so that you identify the right person for the right job – objectively and professionally

What the programme covers

  • The recruitment process – an overview
  • The ideal selection Interview
  • Competency based Interviewing
  • Structured behavioural interviewing
  • What makes a good interviewer
  • Avoiding common traps
  • Questioning and listening
  • Collecting evidence
  • ‘Contrary evidence'
  • Making the decision fairly and objectively
  • Managing panel Interviews to avoid bias and subjective judgements
  • Final checks.

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“The course (and others in this series) have enabled me to further my understanding of these processes and it will help business.”

- Adam, Adamson Construction


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