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Hiring Great Talent

Powers Resource Center
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Corporate / Group Training
5.5 hours
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Hiring Great Talent

How do you find a great hire that is a great fit for your team and will thrive as a new employee in your organization? What proactive steps can you take to ensure you’ve hired the right person? It starts with understanding the type of individual that demonstrates a strong cultural fit, then asking the right skill and behavioral questions during the interview process and making a good hiring decision based on interview data results. Once you’ve onboarded your new employee, you have tremendous influence over their success by providing ongoing support, coaching and feedback.

This engaging and interactive workshop is designed to help hiring managers identify and hire great talent using best practices. Hiring managers can use their workbook as a resource guide for managing the interviewing and hiring process and learn to create an environment of success where new hires thrive!

In Hiring Great Talent, hiring managers will feeling more confident during the interviewing process and understand how to choose a great hire based on skill and cultural fit, rather than going with their gut. The result is a new hire that is a powerful addition to your team that is engaged and passionate about their new role!

Training content

Welcome and Introduction

  • Consider the benefits of a great hire and the costs of a bad hire to the organization and team.
  • Learn how to identify great talent and generate excitement about working for your company
  • Use interview preparation techniques and develop questions that solicit valuable information
  • Practice effective behavioral interviewing skills
  • Interpret and evaluate responses to determine fit
  • Understand legal interviewing questions
  • Review best practices for supporting and retaining your new employee

Talent Development Cycle

To identify where hiring great talent fits in the Talent Development Cycle.

Facilitator Note: Workshop Sundae has a series of programs available for managers that focus on each step of the Talent Development Cycle that can be combined to create a Manager/Leader Talent Development Program.

Having a Hiring Strategy and Characteristics of a Great Hire

To reflect on characteristics of great hire and what to look for before, during and following the interview.

Defining KSAB’s

Learn how to define the knowledge, skills, abilities and behaviors (KSAB’s) necessary to be successful in the job role. Build KSAB’s for a job role on your team.

Develop Interview Questions and Benchmark Answers

To learn the four types of interview questions to ask and to develop interview questions for a specific job role and benchmark answers.

Prescreening Candidates

To consider how to screen candidates and only interview qualified people for the job.

Preparation Best Practices

To review effective preparation techniques and to recognize what it looks like when the hiring manager is unprepared.

Certification / Credits

Key learning topics include:

  • Learn how to identify great talent and generate excitement about working for your company
  • Use interview preparation techniques and develop interviewing questions that solicit valuable information from the candidate
  • Practice using effective behavioral interviewing techniques
  • Interpret and evaluate responses to determine if candidate is a good fit
  • Understand how to ask important legal interviewing questions
  • Review best practices for supporting and retaining your new employee

Why choose Powers Resource Center?

25 Years of Expertise & Experience in the Industry

300 Organizations Partnered with Directly

30,000 Leaders & Teams Impacted Globally

About Powers Resource Center

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At Powers Resource Center, our passion is creating a culture of connection by developing engaged, emotionally intelligent leaders and truly cohesive teams. We believe in the radical idea that your career should bring you joy, fulfillment and stretch you out...

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