Hone Competency-Based Selection and Interviewing Skills

Train hiring managers to use structured interviews to reduce the incidence of bad hires.

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Poor hiring practices lead to:

  • Poor quality hires
  • High new hire turnover
  • A poor candidate experience

A formalized interview process and guide based on competencies can result in:

  • Increased quality of hire
  • Trackable interviews to reduce liability
  • Improved candidate experience

Module 1: Review Current Hiring Processes

The Purpose

  • Make the case for the project to get your team’s support.
  • Build a competency profile to identify the right candidate.

Key Benefits Achieved

  • Gather information about the challenges you are facing.
  • Calculate the cost of a bad hire to benchmark the project.
  • Review the job posting for relevant competencies.

Activities: Outputs:
1.1 Assess the organizational impact of bad hires
1.2 Estimate the cost of a bad hire
  • Project benchmarks (bad hire costs)
1.3 Review the job posting to set expectations
1.4 Build a competency profile
  • A competency profile

Module 2: Design Interview Guides

The Purpose

  • Build interview processes to get evidence you can use.

Key Benefits Achieved

  • The documents you need to implement a reliable competency-based process.

Activities: Outputs:
2.1 Build an interview plan
  • An interview plan
2.2 Build an interview guide
  • An interview guide
2.3 Design a hiring scorecard
  • A hiring scorecard

Module 3: Train Your Hiring Team

The Purpose

  • Customize a training plan to prepare hiring managers to conduct competency-based interviews. 

Key Benefits Achieved

  • A training plan that is sensitive to the components of the competency-based interview process that will most benefit hiring managers.

Activities: Outputs:
3.1 Customize the training material to suit your needs
  • A hiring manager training plan

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