Recruitment Interviewing Essentials: Interviewing Made Easy

Start hiring confidently, interview skilfully & make recruitment decisions professionally. Avoid costly hiring mistakes.

Business is all about people, and hiring the right people makes a massive difference to the performance of any business or team.

What you’ll learn

  • clearly identify and specify the skills and qualities they need a successful candidate to pocess.
  • Structure a recruitment & selection interview for maximum impact.
  • shortlist applications quickly and effectively, saving time and effort.
  • confidently control the interview and focus the discussion on required target information.
  • use powerful questioning strategies to uncover genuine performance evidence.
  • Confidently hire the right people who are able to add the most value to your team or business..

Course Content

  • Welcome , meet your trainer and get started. –> 3 lectures • 10min.
  • Understanding the recruitment and selection process –> 1 lecture • 2min.
  • How to develop knowledge of the job you are hiring for –> 5 lectures • 21min.
  • Knowledge of the person – how to specify your exact requirements –> 3 lectures • 18min.
  • Attracting suitable applicants -an overview of the key channels available. –> 2 lectures • 19min.
  • Shortlisting made simple –> 1 lecture • 10min.
  • The interview: Understand the sequence and the part your play. –> 2 lectures • 7min.
  • Asking Questions – the engine room of success –> 4 lectures • 15min.
  • Why the right questions at the right time is critical. –> 13 lectures • 35min.
  • Listening: – How to listen for real evidence. –> 5 lectures • 19min.
  • Video Recruitment Interviewing –> 1 lecture • 5min.
  • Making the Final Decision with confidence –> 1 lecture • 7min.
  • Learning Review –> 1 lecture • 2min.
  • How to make a success of your new hire and thanks –> 1 lecture • 2min.
  • Bonus Offers and resources –> 3 lectures • 1min.

Recruitment Interviewing Essentials: Interviewing Made Easy


Business is all about people, and hiring the right people makes a massive difference to the performance of any business or team.

Start hiring confidently, skilfully and professionally. Make right decisions first time; avoid costly hiring mistakes

The recruitment & selection interview is still by far the most widely used method of hiring new talent to fill a job vacancy. Recruiting a new member to your team or business is an important decision. Get it right and the benefits are enormous. Get it wrong and you live with the consequences for a long time. Recruitment training can make a real difference to you and your business. A poor recruitment & selection decision can quickly have a very negative effect on performance: not only for the individual concerned, but also the whole team. Tackling the problem of the wrong hiring decision will take an incredible amount of time and effort. Far better to learn how to interview somebody for a job professionally and get it right first time.


‘It is a wonderful course. I learned a lot of skills to help in the hiring process’. –  Emily Tillis

‘I really recommend this course. It is to the point, with practical examples and it gives you all the basics to be able to prepare for a good HR interviewer’. – Urska Cepin

‘The course was really helpful for revising and reviewing the major topics in recruitment. Richard Lock’s presentation is great and easy to understand. What I liked is that Richard draws attention to how easily we can succumb to the biases and prejudices at each stage of the recruitment interviewing. And these are traps we must avoid! The course examines all stages of recruitment and gives us ideas and some hands-on tools on how to improve interviewing. I would recommend this to anyone interested in HR and Recruitment! Big Thanks to Richard Lock for the fantastic insights! ‘  – Rafaela Rafailova

‘This course is presented in a clear & logical way. I find Richard’s voice & tone easy to listen to & even though I’m already an experienced recruiter it was a great refresher. This would be a really good course for anyone with recruitment responsibilities’. – Kate Cartlidge


Transform your interviewing skills and boost your career prospects. Recruitment Interviewing Made Easy takes away the worry of the recruitment decision. It leads you step by step through the recruitment process, showing you best practice interview tips, ideas and approaches to build your interview skills and identify the right person for your role and avoid making costly mistakes.

You will learn:

  • The key stages of the recruitment process
  • The role of the job description
  • How to clearly specify your candidate requirements
  • How to attract suitable candidates
  • How to shortlist quickly with laser like focus
  • How to structure the interview
  • How to conduct an interview
  • How to control the interview
  • Interview questions to ask for successful evidence collection
  • How to avoid the key question traps
  • What to listen out for
  • How to make the right decision
  • How to feel confident in your interview skills
  • Many other interview tips

The course uses video and downloadable material to really engage learners. You will be given assignments, activities and exercises to practice and hone your skills, and be supported by an expert trainer along with fellow students.

There is a vast resource of material and support available online to candidates in their search for a job. Ironically, there is far less opportunity for the person who is conducting the interview. Frequently, the candidate is far better trained than the interviewer. This often results in the ‘tail wagging the dog’ – the candidate being in control of the interview. No wonder so many recruitment & selection interviewers feel under great pressure and stress when asked to conduct a job interview to fill a vacancy. They are not confident in their interview skills.

It doesn’t matter whether you are a first time recruitment & selection interviewer or you are looking to hone your hiring and interview skills to a more professional level. This course has something for you.

This course comes with a 30-day money-back guarantee and lifetime access to course material, including updates and additions. You will receive a certificate of completion on finishing the course. Courses can be accessed on computers, iOS devices and Android.

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