October 18, 2017

Competency-based Recruitment Strategy

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Hiring is everything. A wrong hire can be expensive and hard to correct if it ever is correctable.

Competency-Based Recruitment Strategy
Date Early Bird Rate (until February 14, 2018) Regular Rate
March 13-14

6,888 PHP + VAT

7,888 PHP + VAT

Hiring is everything. A wrong hire can be expensive and hard to correct if it ever is correctable. It is for this reason that managers need to be careful about their hiring decisions. This is not easy when candidates are putting their best foot forward and go to great lengths including lying to win the much-coveted job. Therefore, a lot of hires end up with firing and resignations. It is true that a lot of guesswork and gut feel go into hiring decision-making but there is a way to be more objective about it.

ExeQserve is an HR consulting company based in the Philippines that offers Competency-based Recruitment Strategy Training. Through this interactive and experiential workshop, the participants will learn how to develop a recruitment strategy starts with using competency models to profile positions, ensuring job and culture fit, developing a competency-based screening process, establishing a sourcing strategy, using behavior-based interviewing and formulating criteria for hiring decision-making. This program also covers proper on-boarding to ensure that hires are not wasted due to poor orientation and on-boarding practices.  The program includes introduction to the recruitment process and methodologies and a lot of skill practice to ensure that participants can replicate them in the workplace.

Competency-based Recruitment Strategy Workshop Objectives

Terminal Objective:

By the end of the two-day training, the participants will be able to develop a competency-based recruitment plan using the tools and templates supplied in the program

Learning Objectives:

Specifically, the participants will be able to:

  • Define Competency-based Recruitment
  • Describe the elements of a position competency profile
  • Explain the use of competencies in recruitment
  • Enumerate the steps in developing a competency-based recruitment strategy
  • Identify techniques for sourcing and screening
  • Follow guidelines in conducting different types of candidate interviews
  • Simulate behavior-based interviewing
  • Create action plan to apply learning in the workplace.

Value-adding takeaways

The participants will also take home the following customize-able tools for developing their recruitment strategies:

  • Competency tables templates
  • Competency-Based Recruitment Policy and Procedures
  • Position Profiling Tools
  • Behavior-Based interviewing templates
  • Hiring Decision Matrix Template
  • On-boarding Policy and Procedures Templates.
Time Activities Process Objectives
9:00-10:00 COURSE PRELIMINARIES

  • Opening Remarks
  • Course preview
  • Leveling of Expectations
  • House Rules
  • Introduce the concept of the course and apply house rules
10:15-12:00 Module 1: Overview & Context

• Competency-based Talent Acquisition
• The cost of bad hiring decisions
• Revisiting recruitment process to identify loopholes

• Define Competency-based Recruitment
• Explain the importance of a recruitment strategy in hiring

1:00-3:00 Module 2: Developing a Competency-Based Recruitment Strategy

• Mapping out your recruitment end-to-end process
• Using competencies to profile positions
• Identifying methods for data-gathering
• Developing and acquiring screening tools

• Explain the use of competencies in recruitment
• Enumerate the steps in developing a competency-based
recruitment strategy

3:15 – 5:00 Module 3: Sourcing and Pre-screening

• Debunking old recruitment myths
• Wearing the head-hunters hat to do creative sourcing
• Techniques in resume screening and pitfalls to avoid

 • Identify techniques for sourcing and screening
Time Activities Process Objectives
9:00-11:00 Module 4: Preparing for Competency-based Interviewing

  • Preparing your interview questions
     Formulating interview questions
     Interview questions and what they mean
     Behavioral interviewing questionnaire

• Follow guidelines in conducting different types of candidate interviews

11:00-3:00 MODULE 5: Conducting Behavior-based interview

  • Breaking the ice—putting the candidate’s guards down
  • Introducing the company and the job
  • Behavioral interviewing
  • Probing using the STAR method
  • Answers to watch out for
  • Reading body language
  • Closing the interview
  • Skills practice to strengthen understanding of the behavioral interviewing concept.

• Simulate behavior-based interviewing

3:15-4:00 Module 6: Making objective hiring decisions.

  • Integrating all screening information
  •  Candidate rating and placement
  • Assessment documentation

• Enumerate steps in developing hiring decision criteria

4:00 – 5:00 MODULE 7: Effective On-boarding

  • Making the offer
  • On-boarding best practices
• Apply best practice in conducting on-boarding to help build employee engagement
5:00 – 5:30 Closing

  • Re-entry Action Planning
  • Closing
• Develop Re-entry Acton Plan

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