How to conduct a recruitment interview

Formation inter-entreprise

À qui s'adresse la formation?

Recruitment managers and officers, line managers and local managers who are called upon to conduct recruitment interviews from time to time or on a regular basis.


14,00 heure(s)

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After the training the participant shall be able to:

  • have an effective methodology for conducting recruitment interviews
  • better analyse and understand a candidate’s behaviour



  • The recruitment interview and its position in the wider process of recruitment management
  • The goals of the recruitment interview

The basics of better recruiting

  • Know the legislation on recruitment and non-discrimination
  • Understand the influence of prejudices in recruitment
  • Identify psychological biases in recruitment interviews: the halo effect, the projection phenomenon, the negativity effect, the primacy effect, etc.
  • Types and forms of recruitment interviews: the unstructured interview, the structured interview, the chronological interview and the situational interview
  • Take intergenerational differences into account: generations Z, X, Y and baby boomers
  • The role of each person involved in recruitment interviews: the roles of line managers or local managers and members of the HR department

The stages of the recruitment interview and its techniques

  • Prepare for the recruitment interview
  • Welcome the candidate
  • Discover the candidate
  • Present the position and the company
  • Evaluate the chances of success and motivations of candidates: explore experience and training and ask scenario questions
  • Seek the candidate's motivations throughout the interview
  • Conclude the interview without omitting anything: reformulation, impartiality
  • Know the different listening attitudes, including the most appropriate for the interview, and learn to vary them
  • Understand questioning techniques, the phenomenon of silence and reformulation
  • Decipher the candidate's behaviour: verbal, para-verbal and non-verbal language

Active training for the recruitment interview

  • Practical exercises in sub-groups (Simulations of recruitment interviews between a recruiter and a candidate based on case studies)

Certificat, diplôme

At the end of the training, the participants will receive a certificate of participation delivered by the House of Training.

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Language & prix

EN 505,00€

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