If a candidate exhibits traits that are similar to yours during an interview, are you more inclined to hire?
How much of the true side of this candidate can you tell during this brief interview period?

What is the correct rigour or practise to adhere to when sieving out the right talent fit?


Facilitator Eileen Seah​​

Type  Onsite Course

Duration  1 day

Date 21 Aug 2017, 30 Oct 2017

Time 9AM - 5PM

Place Suntec Convention, Meetings and Offices

​Price S$ 450


Workshop Objectives

At the end of the workshop, you will:

  • A broad knowledge of selection methodology and how the interviewing stage fits in
  • The different interviewing methods to suit different outcomes
  • The psychological mind-set of the interviewer and the  interviewee
  • The tools to plan, prepare and manage your interviewing process
  • The techniques to engage at a meaningful level with the interviewee
  • Preventive measures to overcome varying types of biases in decision making

Overview of topics

This 1 day workshop will be delivered in 2 parts.

Part 1

Focus is on building your baseline knowledge of the effective talent identification methods, its uses and designing methodologies.  Topic include:

  • Selection Methods & Process
  • Types, purpose, costs & benefits of interviewing methods (eg. realistic job previews, assessment centres, diagnostic tools etc.)
  • View common examples of different uses of interviews
  • Understanding the role of the HR, interviewer and its panel
  • Profiling the attributes of an Individual Contributor
  • Profiling the attributes of a People Manager
  • Design of Scenario-based versus Competency-based questions

Part 2

Drills down into the interviewing session level and explores common biases associated with the flow of events. Topics include:

  • What constitutes a job-fit?
  • Comparative analysis of Open versus Structured Interviews
  • Types of Biases
  • Mitigation Actions
  • Best practise examples
  • Effective note-taking for the interviewer
  • Effective listening skills
  • Designing the criterion-based response chart for performance rating
  • Hire – No hire?
  • Promoting the corporate brand through interviews

About the Facilitator​​

  • Eileen is an Executive Coach, Organisational Psychologist, Certified Assessor and facilitator with a unique mix of business and human resource skills gained from working at both public and private organisations. 

  • She has received endorsements and awards for leading innovative efforts across the enterprise with a track record of growing referral business through word-of-mouth.  Recognised as an advocate of positive psychology

  • Her top ranking coaching topics include executive presence, leadership transition, new manager on-boarding, coaching for performance, career navigation, creating followership, cross team mentoring & collaboration. 

  • She is also an adjunct lecturer with the Kingston University of London on topics ranging from organisational learning, development to Coaching and Mentoring and is recognised as an Advanced Trainer and Assessor with the Singapore Workforce Skills Qualification organisation.

  • On this topic, she has successfully trained several hiring managers, HR professionals and recruiters with local, regional and global remits


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