Behavioral Interviewing Competitive Practices for Hiring Smart


SHRM: In-Person: 14.75 PDCs
HRCI: In-Person: 14.5​​


Ethical Practice
​HR Expertise (HR Knowledge)

Program Overview

In this two-day seminar, you will learn the importance of job analysis and how to use behavioral interviewing to ensure candidate selection aligns with the needs of the organization. Discover techniques for determining the knowledge, skills, and abilities needed for a position and conducting effective and fair interviews. Gain insight into the debrief and selection process. Throughout the program, you will participate in hands-on exercises that will help guide you through activities such as identifying competencies and writing behavioral interview questions.

Program Objectives

  • Articulate the importance of making good hiring decisions quickly and effectively.
  • Define what a competency is, how to identify competencies for various positions, and how competencies relate to behavioral interviewing.
  • Identify needed competencies based on the job analysis and the job description.
  • Write behavioral interviewing questions that uncover the necessary competencies for the position.
  • Conduct an interview that is legal, fair, and well structured.
  • Evaluate information obtained from an interview to select the best candidate.

Delivery Option

Modified to meet your needs
  • 2–day Onsite Program
  • Customizable Program

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