Competency Based Interviews – Recruitment and Selection

Duration : 1 day
Type of workshop : One day workshop
Fees : Available on request. Please enquire about our special group rates.
Ideal Number of Delegates : Ideally 6-12 people
Who should attend

Recruiters and HR

“Organizations are like automobiles. They don’t run themselves except downhill. They need people to make them work – and not just any people but the right people. The effectiveness of an organization’s employees determines how the organizational machine will perform.” Kets de Vries (2001).

“Recruitment is the process of having the right person, in the right place, at the right time. It is crucial to organisational performance.” (CIPD recruitment factsheet, March 2012).


To equip delegates with the knowledge and ability to run effective competency based interviews through:

  • Having a clear understanding of Competencies
  • Formulating a Competency-Based selection framework
  • Knowing how to educate managers in Competency-Based selection
  • Understanding the business case for Competency-Based Interviewing (CBI)
  • Establishing the critical components to implement a CBI process into the existing HR processes and organisational context
  • Gaining practical experience in evaluating CBIs
  • Understanding the ORCE (Observe, Record, classify and evaluate) Process
  • Gaining insight into the Panel Interview process
  • Tips for HR to educate line managers in assessments and how it links to CBI