Teaching Behavior Style Interview Questions

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This is a one day seminar which provides an excellent opportunity for Departmental Supervisors to build on their existing interviewing skills. Through a variety of activities, participants will learn the differences between traditional interviewing and the increasing popular method of the competency based style. Also called behavioural interviewing, this method, once learned and implemented can greatly improve your ability to hire the candidate who best fits the needs of the job, the department and the organization as a whole. A2

Objective: Participants will be able to develop behaviour style interview questions and be able to identify the benefits of using this style compared to the traditional interview style.

Trainees: Department Supervisors (16 participants)

Duration: 1 day; 8:30 am to 5:00 pm (7 instructional hours + breaks)

8:30 – 9:30 INTRODUCTION
- Housekeeping Issues
- Self Introduction by Trainer
- Introductions by Participants
- Brief overview of the days agenda
- Distribute pre-test – written exercise in which participants will read a question and identify which style it represents Participants will be made aware of venue layout such as emergency exits and washrooms.
I (as the trainer) will share my background with the participants to validate my knowledge and expertise on the subject.
Participants will be introduced to each other and find out what department each represents.
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