Improving Your Interview Strategy & Selection Skills


Improving Your Interview Strategy & Selection Skills

03-05 Oktober 2012 (Rabu-Jumat)

17-19 Oktober 2012 (Rabu-Jumat)

07-09 November 2012 (Rabu-Jumat)

28-30 November 2012 (Rabu-Jumat)

05-07 Desember 2012 (Rabu-Jumat)

19-21 Desember 2012 (Rabu-Jumat)


Interviewing and selecting the right employee is the right of every manager, executive and supervisor as they are the only ‘users’ of the employee. They have to ensure that the selected employee has the right demonstrated skills through learning and experience and also the right attitude towards the user department’s stakeholders in order to carry out their duties effectively. While no interview and selection method or technique can absolutely guarantee getting the perfect candidate, interviewers will nevertheless have to try their best. The best approach to ‘try their best’ is to have a methodical way of doing it.

The workshop focuses on the core areas of interviewing and selection in a comprehensive way. It covers the systemof designing and asking structured questions, and evaluating responses in an objective way. It also contains an overview of the various types of selection tests that can be applied to candidates in a simple way.

The workshop gives participants a broader aspect of the interviewing and selection function so as to develop flexibility in designing questions and making decisions.


By the end of the workshop, participants are able to:

  • Link properly written job descriptions and specifications to success of interview and selection
  • Analyse resumes (CV) and applications for greater understanding of the candidate
  • Design simple employment tests
  • Design the 9 types of questions for interviews
  • Develop equitable criteria for interview evaluation
  • Decide on the suitable candidate for employment
  • Improve personal skills and competencies necessary to conduct interviews effectively
  • Develop a wider perspective of the selection function for better flexibility

1. Job Descriptions (JD) and Job Specifications (JS)
• Linking JD / JS to Interviews & Selection
• Critical areas in JD & JS
• Developing effective JD / JS
2. Assessing Applicants for Interviews
• Studying the resume (CV)
• Covering letter
• Application form
• Linking job descriptions and specifications to applications
3. The Preliminary Interview
• Mode of interview
• Duration
• Who should interview?
• Using the Preliminary Interview Form (PIF)
4. Planning the Main Interview
• Who are the interviewers?
• Areas for interview
• Planning the structure of interview
• Asking ‘open’ and ‘closed’ questions

5. Overview of Behaviour and Competency-Based Employment Tests
• Cognitive Ability Test
• Intelligence Test
• Psychomotor Ability Test
• Job Knowledge Test
• Work Sample Test (simulation)
• Personality Test
6. The 9 Types of Behavioural and Competency-Based Structured Interview Questions
• Situational
• Past behavior
• Experience
• Motivation
• Stress
• Job Knowledge
• Background
• Personality
• Intelligence
7. Carrying Out The Main Interview
• Starting the interview
• Asking & Answering questions
• Ending the interview
• Using the Interview Evaluation Form (IEF)
8. Post-interview Decision Stage
• The winning candidate’s profile
• Matching interviewee profile with desired profile
• Making the decision
9. Making the Interview Successful
• Overcoming common interview problems
• Public relations in interviews
• Effective listening and speaking
10. Ethics in interviews


  • Managers
  • Executives
  • Supervisors


The Papandayan Hotel / The Jayakarta Suites, Boutique Hotel and spa


Yudhi Satria Restu, SE S. Psi, M. Si


Biaya pelatihan sebesar Rp 7.500.000/peserta Non residensial. Khusus untuk pengiriman 3 peserta dari perusahaan yang sama, biaya pendaftaran sebesar Rp.7.000.000


  • Meeting room at Hotel *****
  • Module / Handout
  • Training Kit
  • 2x Coffee Break & Lunch
  • Flashdisk berisi materi
  • Exclusive Gifts
  • Certificate
  • Transportation during training

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