Selection Methodology Workshop

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Workshop Aim

To provide an overview of the application process and interviewing techniques currently in use. It is a mandatory requirement for anyone interviewing trainees on behalf of the Severn Deanery.

Workshop Objectives

By the end of the workshop participants will be able to:

  • Understand the concept of positive and negative indicators for evaluating answers.
  • Explain the need for standardised scoring.
  • Use a standardised scoring system to grade candidates at interview.
  • Record objective evidence of candidates’ statements/performance in ways that will be helpful in justifying decisions.
  • Identify some effective and less effective ways of asking objective questions at interview.
  • Gain practical skills in interviewing


Workshop Programme (Morning)

09:00

Tea, Coffee and Registration

09:30

 Introduction to Selection Methodology
The importance of the person specification
Interview panel formats
Equal Opportunities, sources of bias and error
Prohibited questions

10:00

Question Design
Designing positive and negative indicators
The Behavioural Interview
Situational/scenario based questions
Practice with behavioural questioning
Peeling and probing

10:30

Tea and Coffee

10:45

Interview Scoring Systems
Deciding on appointability
Further interview practice
Dealing with tied scores

12:00

End

 


Workshop Programme (Afternoon)

13:30

Tea, Coffee and Registration

14:00

 Introduction to Selection Methodology
The importance of the person specification
Interview panel formats
Equal Opportunities, sources of bias and error
Prohibited questions

14:30

Question Design
Designing positive and negative indicators
The Behavioural Interview
Situational/scenario based questions
Practice with behavioural questioning
Peeling and probing

15:00

Tea and Coffee

15:15

Interview Scoring Systems
Deciding on appointability
Further interview practice
Dealing with tied scores

16:30

End

 

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