Recruitment Training Academy

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Advanced Interviewing

Designed specifically for HR professionals, in-house recruiters and hiring managers who have responsibility for making hiring decisions within their organisation, our CPD accredited Interviewing Skills workshop will equip teams with the key skills and knowledge to make interviewing more effective and inform the right selection decisions to be made, as well as improving the candidate experience.

Training Course Objectives:

  • Effective candidate experience
  • Understanding how to design & structure an effective interview
  • Understanding different interview styles (biographical, technical, behavioural and strengths)
  • Conducting a professional & engaging selection interview
  • Understanding & applying different question styles
  • Objective evaluation & decision making
  • Managing candidate feedback

What’s Covered?

During this interactive workshop, you'll cover five keys aspects of an effective interview:

The Importance of an effective Candidate Experience

  • The business implications of a bad hire
  • Ensuring an excellent candidate experience

Preparing for an Interview

  • Understanding different types of bias that can occur in an interview and how to mitigate against them
  • Identifying the criteria that you need to assess
  • Question styles to consider (e.g. biographical, competency based, motivational, potential)
  • Structuring the interview

Conducting the Interview

  • Preparing for the interview
  • Introductions
  • Effective questioning (including probing & follow-up questions)
  • Closing the interview
  • Recording evidence


  • Evaluating the evidence objectively to support the hiring decision
  • Post interview administration/processes
  • Feedback to candidates

Interview Practice

  • Live role plays
  • Receive feedback to enhance your skills further

Legal Considerations

  • Fairness, bias & discrimination
  • Illegal questions


CPD Accredited

This workshop accounts for 7 hours towards your Continuous Professional Development.


Courses are held regularly in London & Manchester and run from 9.30am - 4.30pm. Normal rate: £350 + VAT with Early Bird discount rates of £300 + VAT available. 

We also offer this course as an in-house workshop, suitable for 3 - 12 delegates OR as one to one coaching, tailored specifically to your recruitment requirements.

For further information contact us at or 0161 929 4343. 

Upcoming Courses

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