INTERVIEWING AND SELECTION

Competency-based Selection and Interviewing Skills

Two days

Target audience

This programme is mandatory for all staff members participating in interview panels.

Objectives

At the conclusion of the workshop, participants will be able to:

  • Identify best practices and principles in interviewing and selection
  • Understand the competency-framework, against which candidates are assessed
  • Apply key interviewing skills, including the briefing of candidates, the structuring of the interview, the management of the interaction during the interview, and the use of various questioning techniques
  • Evaluate candidates and make fair, objective, and valid selection decisions

Topics covered

Different types of selection interviews; Strengths and limitations of the competency-based interview; Core interviewing skills; Competency-based probing techniques; Assessment and evaluation of candidates.

For more information

Contact Mr. Kushal Ramyad, Staff Development Officer at ramyad@un.org, (917) 367-2678

To register

Self-registration may be completed online by registering through Inspira at: inspira.un.org. For registration instructions please click here. If you need further information on staff members' login for Inspira please refer to chapter 1.2.1 of the Inspira Instructional Manual.

Competency-based Selection and Interviewing Skills for Senior Managers

One day

Target audience

Staff at the P5-D2 levels (this is a condensed version of the regular two-day workshop).

Objectives

At the conclusion of this training, participants will be able to:

  • Identify best practices and principles in interviewing and selection
  • Understand the competency-framework, against which candidates are assessed
  • Apply key interviewing skills
  • Evaluate candidates and make fair, objective, and valid selection decisions

Topics covered

Strengths and limitations of the competency-based interview; Core interviewing skills; Assessment and evaluation of candidates.

For more information

Contact Mr. Kushal Ramyad, Staff Development Officer at ramyad@un.org, (917) 367-2678

To register

Contact Ricardo Panchoo
panchoo@un.org, 212-963-4219, M-14033A

Competency-based Selection and Interviewing Skills: The Follow-Up Programme

½ day

Target audience

Staff members who have completed the 1 or 2-day workshop and since then have conducted at least one competency-based interview.

Objectives

At the conclusion of the training, the participants will have:

  • A reinforced and refreshed understanding of best practices in  competency-based interviewing
  • Practiced eliciting and evaluating behavioral evidence during an interview
  • Increased their confidence and skills in conducting competency-based interviews

Topics covered

Review of experiences in applying competency-based selection and interviewing techniques; Discussion and resolution of challenges encountered; Application of key concepts in gathering and evaluating information.

For more information

Contact Mr. Kushal Ramyad, Staff Development Officer at ramyad@un.org, (917) 367-2678

To register

Contact Ricardo Panchoo
panchoo@un.org, 212-963-4219, M-14033A