Seminar in English

Conducting Professional Job Interviews

Finding the right candidate for the right position

Applicant interviews are successful when they lead to the right decision: "yes" or "no". They aim to verify the candidate`s professional know-how, social skills, strengths and weaknesses, while at the same time inspiring him/her to work for the company and providing a fair selection process. This seminar provides you with the necessary knowledge to conduct interviews with international candidates.


Professional recruiting

The beginning of diagnostics: Creating of a requirement profile

Which selection tools are suitable for the hiring process?

When do telephone interviews make sense and how do I conduct them?

Preparation of the interview

What are the key accomplishments and required skills for the job?

Who does what? Important roles and skills before and during the interview

How to sell the company?

Successful questioning techniques

Develop targeted questions based on requirement criteria

Use question techniques effectively

The skill to ask and listen, and how this improves the interview

"Leading"the interview through structure and clarity

Phases and course of the interview

Developing and using an interview guide

Conducting the interview and guiding the candidate and other participants

How do I come to a decision?

Importance of assessment errors and how to improve "objectiveness"

Assessment sheets and systematic candidate comparison

Moderation of the decision-making in tandem interviews

Further methods to be integrated in an interview

Use scenarios of role playing, case studies and presentations

Online Learning Platform

Once you have registered, you will be able to access your personal learning environment, including extra materials for consolidating what you have learned.


In this seminar you will

  • gain confidence in interviewing in an international environment
  • develop questions pertinent to requirement criteria and learn how to interview in a positive and motivational way
  • learn how to conduct professional and structured interview by using a previously developed interview guide
  • be able to conduct the interview at eye level with the candidate
  • learn to interview international candidates who are not fluent in English in "Lingua franca"-mode
  • improve your conversation skills through exercises and receive immediate feedback


The training consists of a mixture of input and exercises. You will actively participate in the learning process, thus helping you to avoid pitfalls in real life situations. The methods used will include group work, reflection and interactive exercises such as interviews and feedback.

Who should attend

HR decision makers, recruiters, HR managers, unit managers and professionals who want to chose the right candidate for the job.

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Training in English
2 days

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Dates & locations
Frankfurt a. M.
Seminar in English
Seminar in English
Seminar in English
1.-2. day: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Participation fee
€ 1.390,- excl. VAT
€ 1.654,10 incl. VAT

The stated participation fee includes a group lunch per full seminar day, refreshments during breaks and extensive course handouts. The participant must settle accommodation costs directly with the hotel. Regarding the booking of the hotel, you will find a reservation form in your online learning platform.

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