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Smart Recruitment: How to Attract, Interview and Hire the Best Candidates

In this webinar you will learn the essentials of smart interviewing: hiring the right people, at the right time, with the right skills, for the right position, The interview process should determine if there is a match between the individual and the position. Furthermore, a good process allows you to understand the applicant's behavior, values, motivations, and qualifications.

Duration:
60 Minutes
Access:
6 months
Webinar Id:
702504
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$195. One Participant
$395. Group Attendees

Group Attendees: Any number of participants

Recorded Version: Unlimited viewing for 6 months ( Access information will be emailed 24 hours after the completion of live webinar)

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Overview:

Does your hiring process consist of proven practices or just a hodgepodge of activities that get into gear when someone says, "I need more people" or "Sally has left and we need someone to take her place NOW?" The effectiveness of the recruitment process impacts the effectiveness of the organization.

A new hire that does not fit the position will be difficult to develop, will perform poorly and more likely leave resulting in the need to repeat the process. Only when interviewing is approached as a specific process with definable steps and measurable results can it be managed to ensure the hiring of quality people.

Smart recruitments more than posting requisitions, screening, talking with the candidates, checking references. It is a series of specific interviewing principles and techniques that can bring in top talent rather than lead to poor hires.

The topics to be covered are:
  • Fine-tune Your Shopping List
  • Focus on Behavioural Interviewing
  • Develop Questions to Asses KSA's
  • Use a Rating Scale & Guide
  • Make a Good Hiring Decision

Why should you Attend: Have you ever hired someone who did not live up to expectations? Are your managers selecting too many round pegs to fit into square holes? Hiring the wrong person for the job is like asking a rabbit to swim. Rabbits may swim for a short stint, but they will struggle and eventually sink. That is exactly what happens when we hire people for positions that are not good fits. They will eat up your time and energy and weaken an entire team. It is a lot easier to hire rabbits to run and fish to swim.

The interview process should determine if there is a match between the individual and the position. Furthermore, a good process allows you to understand the applicant's behavior, values, motivations, and qualifications. Time and time again we have seen people hired for sales jobs that don't like calling people, customer service people whom can't look into your eyes and say, "Hello."

In this webinar you will learn the essentials of smart interviewing: hiring the right people, at the right time, with the right skills, for the right position.

Areas Covered in the Session:
  • Identify your interviewing style: The pro's and con's and how to be more effective
  • Create behavioral interview questions that go beyond the resume to assess a candidate's capabilities
  • Develop a position profile - A multi-functional job description tool for recruitment, performance reviews and succession planning
  • Produce an interviewing guide with key questions and tips to ensure hiring the right person for the position
  • Ask the right questions to get applicants to speak openly while avoiding inappropriate and illegal questions
  • Make the interview count by avoiding the 7 top mistakes that hiring managers and recruiters make - even experienced ones
  • Develop selection criteria and rating system to ensure that your organization will not hire round pegs to fit into square holes

Who Will Benefit:
  • CEO's
  • COO's
  • VP of Human Resources
  • Human Resource Professionals
  • Chief Learning Officer
  • Directors
  • Project Managers
  • Operation Managers and Supervisors
  • Team Leaders
  • Staff Managers and Supervisors
Instructor:

Marcia Zidle, MS, NCC, BCC is the CEO of Leaders At All Levels and a board certified executive coach based in Dallas Texas. She works with executives, management teams and high potential professionals ON THE MOVE! They want to move up to the next level - ahead of their competition - into new areas - over and around obstacles - beyond business as usual - towards a sustainable future.

With over 25 years of management, business consulting and international experience in the areas of business transformation, talent management and leadership development, she provides strategic focus, alignment and guidance to business leaders and their teams to ensure they get on the right track, stay on the right track and not get side-tracked in their drive for higher performance and profitability.

Marcia's expertise includes coaching high performers for senior and mid-management positions, developing effective executive teams, positioning organizations for significant growth and facilitating business and team performance. Her specialties include strategy and culture, change management, employee engagement, team building, career management, leadership assessment and development.

Her clients include Southwest Airlines, Dr Pepper / Seven Up, EDS, FCCI Insurance, Solvay Pharmaceuticals, Texas Health Resources, UT Southwestern Medical Center, Nokia, Plymouth Steel Tubing, Raytheon, Texas Instruments, Southern Methodist University, Global Leadership Executive MBA at Univ. of TX at Dallas. U.C.L.A and U.S.C. (California), Texas Workforce Commission, Banking Operations Institute, National Management Association, National Society of Hispanic MBA's, Society of Human Resource Management, Young Presidents Organization, Multiple Sclerosis Society of Texas.

Marcia is the author of "The Effective Manager: What Really Works" handbooks and "Career Savvy: Life Preservers for Today's Rough Seas and Tomorrow's Raging Waters." She has a Masters in Organization Effectiveness from University of Southern California and is a Board Certified Coach from the Center for Credentialing & Education, Inc.

She's also the host of The Business Edge, a weekly internet radio show on the business channel of Voice America Media, giving practical advice to executives and managers on how to take their company, firm or practice to that next level with less stress and more success - in other words: how to take the growing pains out of growth.

Finally Marcia's "claim to fame" is as a global citizen - living as an expatriate with her family in Scandinavia and Australia. In fact, one of her children is an "Aussie". She's traveled in over 30 countries throughout Europe, the Middle East, Far East, and the South Pacific.


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