• Tuesday, Feb. 14
  • 1:00 ET
  • 10:00 PT

Interviewer as Coach: How to Go from Hiring Manager to Superstar Interviewer

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An applicant may look great on paper, but do they have the skills and winning attitude you’re looking for in a new team member?

In this 75-minute training session, you will learn how to:

  • Ask emotionally intelligent interviewing questions

    to reveal a candidate’s true career and professional interests, allowing for a better match with your organization’s culture and style

  • Engage candidates in candid career discussions

    that shift the employee development paradigm to the pre-employment stage of the employee lifecycle, placing hiring managers into the role of mentor and coach

  • Successfully partner with candidates’ prior managers

    in the reference-checking process and make job offers that maximize the chances of acceptance

If you don’t select the right employees, no amount of good management will turn them into valuable members of your team.

The emotionally intelligent interviewer takes a coaching approach to candidate selection that engages minds as well as hearts. With so much demand for qualified talent, the interviewing experience takes on immeasurable importance in terms of candidate acceptances, and you never get a second chance to make a great first impression.  Sophisticated interviewing techniques are necessary to ensure “high-probability” hires, and a consistent methodology exists to walk you through the hiring process step-by-step! 

Identifying candidates who excel and who are geared for progression in their careers is as much an art as it is a science.  However, it’s a “learnable” science if you are equipped with the right interview questions and understand how to interpret candidates’ responses. There’s never a guarantee when it comes to hiring newcomers into your company, but you can certainly increase the odds of hiring exceptional performers by making “high-probability hires” and ensuring that candidates are both technically qualified and suited to fit into your organization’s corporate culture. 

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Agenda for Interviewer as Coach

This training will highlight questioning techniques to help you assess candidates’:

  • compatibility with your department’s culture
  • reasons for leaving past positions as the link in their career progression
  • willingness to assume responsibilities beyond the written job description
  • desired pace, structure, ability to accept constructive criticism, and willingness to work long hours

Interactive Q&A time included

Get your personal questions on interviewing answered by a true expert.

Paul Falcone is the principal of Paul Falcone Workplace Leadership Consulting, LLC, specializing in leadership and management training, executive coaching, keynote speaking, and facilitating corporate offsite retreats. Paul is the former CHRO of Nickelodeon, a long-term columnist for SHRM, and a bestselling author of 15 books with HarperCollins Leadership and the American Management Association, including the new five-book Paul Falcone Workplace Leadership Series101 Tough Conversations to Have with Employees, 101 Sample Write-Ups for Documenting Employee Performance Problems, 96 Great Interview Questions to Ask Before You Hire, and 2600 Phrases for Effective Performance Reviews.

Paul Falcone
Paul Falcone author, former CHRO of Nickelodeon, and a long-term columnist for SHRM
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Professional Certification Credit Hours Included With This Webinar

Business Management Daily is recognized by SHRM to offer Professional Development Credits (PDC) for SHRM-CP® or SHRM-SCP® recertification activities.

The use of this official seal confirms that this Activity has met HR Certification Institute’s® (HRCI®) criteria for recertification credit pre-approval.

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Conducting Better Interviews

How well do you really get to know a candidate in an interview? Are you certain your favorite candidate had the perfect skills or do you just remember how charming they were? Picking the right candidate is crucial, as making the wrong choice could mean restarting the hiring process in six months.

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