Inclusive interviewing means expanding your comfort zone.

Interview Training

Interviewing Today's Workforce®

Interviewing Today's Workforce® covers the core content of Effective Interviewing!® and provides techniques to evaluate and hire an increasingly diverse and global workforce as part of your recruitment initiative. As interviewers incorporate and apply inclusive interviewing, they recognize their own cultural filters and unconscious biases, and learn how to assess each candidate for their unique skills and talents.

Here are a few seminar highlights
Diagram of dimensions of diversity used in inclusive recruitment
  • Strategy for Diversity

    Keep assessments of candidates objective by understanding the impact of dimensions of diversity, and your cultural filters and comfort zone.

  • Inclusive Interviewing

    Apply the Interview Funnel model to draw out and evaluate candidates to gain unbiased and repeated evidence of behavioral competencies.

  • Smart Hiring Decisions

    Learn how to make the best hiring decision using an objective and systematic process.

Interactive format encourages diversity recruitment

Highly Interactive Format

Practice the new interview techniques while receiving immediate feedback and view a live demonstration.

Training supports diversity recruiting

Continuous Training Support

Reinforce your application of these skills after the seminar with one-year access to the HirePath® Online Interview Tools.

This seminar to help with your diversity recruitment is available in full-day or half-day formats delivered onsite at your location.

Interviewing!® Today's Workforce Full-Day Summary

1Today's Workforce

Understand the impact of today's changing diverse and global workforce while shifting from traditional interviewing to inclusive interviewing. Learn how to move beyond first impressions, and apply the high and low-context model to cultural and gender differences to be more objective in the interview process.

2Interviewing Concepts

Identify competencies, and learn to conduct selection interviews using a structured yet conversational method of competency-based behavioral interviewing.

3Defining the Job and Candidate

Use a library of competencies to develop a specific Job/Candidate Profile that focuses on essential functions of a job and organizational culture of your company. Reduce bias by evaluating candidates against these consistent competency benchmarks.

4Interview Procedures

Build rapport with candidates, keep your questions legal, and reduce unconscious bias. Practice taking notes, and listening for evidence of competencies while the instructor conducts a live interview to demonstrate the Interview Funnel model.

5Interview Questions

Assess competencies in candidates using a variety of inclusive questioning techniques, and develop your own set of questions. Apply what has been learned by participating in role playing while receiving feedback. Hundreds of examples of probing questions are provided.

6Making the Decision

Code your notes and create a candidate Evaluation Balance Sheet that equips you with information to make the right hiring recommendation based on objective fit with a Job/Candidate Profile.

This program that helps with diversity recruitment is approved for credit towards PHR, SPHR, and GPHR

This program has been approved for credit toward PHR, SPHR, and GPHR recertification through the Human Resource Certification Institute www.hrci.org.

"Interviewing Today's Workforce® opens up interviewers' minds to a broader range of candidates from a variety of cultures and backgrounds."

— HR Manager, Hewlett-Packard

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