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Interview Designer: Utilizing Competency-Based Interview Questions

Course Code:  WTD196

Course Name: Interview Designer: Utilizing Competency-Based Interview Questions

Prerequisite:  Completion of Hiring Top Talent and Introduction to Search Committee Roles and Responsibilities 

Department:  Human Capital Services

Length of Session:  2 Hours (in classroom)

Audience:  Supervisors and Hiring Managers

Session Description:  This session focuses on building an aptitude amongst interviewers at the university and equipping leaders on best practices during the interview process. Participants will learn how to develop and ask competency-based interview questions and how to drill down on an experience in order to consistently assess an applicant.

Session Objectives:  As a result of this session, participants will:

  • Identify and apply the best practices associated with preparing for, conducting and evaluating structured interviews.
  • Define the right competencies for screening, selection, and development according to position level.
  • Practice asking structured interview question.

You may enroll through HRIS Self-Enrollment to receive immediate confirmation (see the Employee Self Service Learning & Development directions for more information). Or e-mail learning-develop-hr@ksu.edu and include your name, department, employee ID number (required), course title and course date. Enrollment will be confirmed by an e-mail response to the sender.

It is the employee's responsibility to obtain the necessary departmental approvals prior to enrolling.

If you are a person who needs a reasonable accommodation in order to participate in any Learning and Development offering, please contact K-State Learning and Development in advance at 2-1920 or at learning-develop-hr@ksu.edu.

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