Course Description

Competency Based Interviewee Preparation

Institute of Public Administration

This one-day Competency Based Interviewee Preparation workshop is suitable for staff at all levels of the organisation who are eager to improve their interview techniques. The programme focuses on practical interview preparation, skills development and answering styles.
The aim of this very practical workshop is to ensure that candidates have the best possible opportunity to succeed by fully understanding the interview process and being focused on what is required of them.
Key aspects of best practice in the area of interview preparation and interview performance will be covered with time devoted to addressing candidates’ issues and/or concerns in relation to a specific competition.
Who is this course for?
On completion of the Interviewee Preparation workshop, participants will have:
  • A clear understanding of the theory and practice of structured and competency based interviewing
  • Professional guidance on developing best practice interviewing skills
  • A clear understanding of the proven answering techniques and how and when to use them for maximum effect
Course Content
The content of the workshop will include:
  • Documentation: CV preparation, application forms etc
  • Interview Readiness
  • Matching experience and capability to role requirements
  • What the role requires/examination of criteria and competencies
  • Effective communication and answering techniques
  • Non-verbal communication factors to consider
  • How candidates lose marks – how to avoid the pitfalls
  • How to make that lasting impression and be remembered by the Interview Board
Course Dates
  • 17 July 2019
  • 20 August 2019

Ballsbridge, Dublin, Ireland
College Name Institute of Public Administration
Course Category Business, Human Resources & Personnel
Course Type Classroom Based
Course Location Ballsbridge, Dublin, Ireland
Location Postcode Dublin 4
Course Fee 450
Course Duration One Day
Course Times 09:00 - 17:00
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Course Provider

Institute of Public Administration

01 668 9135
57-61 Lansdowne Road,, Ballsbridge, Dublin, Ireland

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