Conducting the Initial Interview
Course Abstract
According to a study conducted by the Resource Center for Workforce Solutions, the cost of replacing an hourly staff member is $2,000. Help your managers avoid costly hiring mistakes by teaching them the importance of the interviewing process to making good hires, and how to conduct an initial interview. This course teaches the importance of making good hiring decisions, the importance of devoting care and attention to the interviewing process, and strategies for an effective initial interview.
Watch a 2-minute sample of a practice activity.
  • Understand why it is important to make good hiring decisions
  • Uncover why managers should develop good interviewing skills
  • Discover how managers determine that the objective of the initial interview has been achieved
  • Explore how to conduct an initial interview, including the types of questions that should and should not be asked
  • Know the materials managers should have on hand before conducting an initial interview
  • Identify if an applicant is a good candidate for an in-depth interview, based on the applicant’s responses to initial interview questions
  • Get tips for conducting an effective initial interview
  • Managers
  • 25-30 minutes
  • Practice
  • English narration
  • Onscreen text
  • Flash player required
  • Manager Development

Avoid costly hiring mistakes by improving interviewing skills