Interviewing Skills

Interviewing Skills
One Day - Instructor-led

This course teaches students the fundamentals of interviewing. Students will prepare themselves to interview a prospective employee by identifying the necessary skills and the type of personality that will fit best in the company. Students examine the guidelines for interviewing candidates, researching references, handling difficult candidates, evaluating candidates, choosing objectively, and appropriately following up with all interviewees. Course activities also cover understanding the laws regarding interviewing and selection-equal employment opportunity, pregnancy discrimination, disabilities, and immigration status-and functioning within their parameters.


This course is designed for anyone who is looking to advance professionally in their field

Course Outline

Lesson 1: Fundamentals of interviews

  • Selection of interviews
  • Success factors

Lesson 2: Planning and preparing

  • Plan and prepare for an interview
  • Personality styles

Lesson 3: Handling and conducting

  • Handle an interview
  • Conduct an interview

Lesson 4: Evaluating and deciding

  • Evaluate a candidate
  • Make a decision

Lesson 5: Following up

  • Follow up after an interview

Lesson 6: EEO guidelines

  • Evaluate a candidate

Lesson 7: Non-discrimination and interview questions

  • Identify appropriate questions

Lesson 8: Federal laws

  • Americans with Disabilities Act
  • Immigration Reform and Control Act