Tools for personnel selection

Inter-company training

Who is the training for?

Recruitment professionals wishing to have an overview on different selection methods and tools used in Luxembourg.

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3,50 hours(s)

Language(s) of service


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This seminar offers an overview of the different selection tools and of their reliance in predicting job success in order to enable the participants to choose the tools best adapted to their needs. Participants will have the opportunity to see different examples of tests and tools used during Assessment Centres.


  • Introduction
    • Purpose of assessing an application
    • What is meant by competence?
    • Types of applications received according to sources used
  • Assessment of the CV and letter of motivation
    • Criteria that can be developed
    • Presentation of the application
    • Standards for CV & cover letter
    • elements & eliminatory criteria
  • Work certificate
    • References
    • Extract from the criminal record
    • Diplomas
    • Certificate of membership
  • Selection interview
    • Objectives
    • Different types of interviews
    • Directed, semi-structured, free interview
    • Individual interview, panel interview, group interview
    • Video conference interview
  • Selection criteria
    • Personality criteria
    • Professional criteria
    • Success factors for competence assessment
    • Interview based on (past) behavioural analysis
    • Types of questions to ask and to avoid
    • Recruitment mistakes following an interview
  • Questionnaires and tests
    • Difference between questionnaires and tests
    • Reliability and validity
    • Questionnaires on personality
    • Definition and characteristics of a psychometric test
    • Tests used within the framework of personnel selection
      • Intelligence tests
      • Knowledge tests
      • Aptitude tests
      • Competence tests and work trials
    • Practical examples
      • Assessment Center
      • Definition
      • Organisation
      • Participants; candidates and observers
      • Tools used
      • Practical examples
      • Non-scientific methods
      • Predictive validity of different selection tools
    • Conclusions: Which tools to choose
    • Questions& Answers

Certificate, diploma

A certificate will be delivered to each participant.

Next session

Language and price
A distance
EN 468,00€
A distance
EN 468,00€

Additional information

  • Number of participants limited to 6
  • Interactive and practical seminar.

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