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Recruiting & Selection

Practical strategies to recruit, select, and retain the best talent on the market

Fee: $899

Course Overview

This course allows you to gain competencies to perform staff recruiting and selection internally, and avoid paying 20% to 45% of employee’s annual salary in commissions to recruiting and executive search companies. This course is for you if you want to:

  • Enhance your interviewing expertise.
  • Position your company as a top choice for employment.
  • Attract and select top-notch candidates who will demonstrate exceptional performance in the workplace, and help your company to grow.
  • Leverage the Strategic Recruiting Framework to perform a 360-degree assessment of candidates’ competencies.
  • Ensure that the alignment of candidates’ goals  to your corporate goals, as a result – achieve a happier workplace.
  • Achieve a happier workforce.
  • Reduce churn, and improve profitability.
  • Gain a better competitive position by attracting and retaining high-performance employees.
  • Obtain in-depth insights about a candidate.
  • Weed out candidates who are just fishing around.
  • Save 10,000s of dollars in need to re-hire and re-train candidates who didn’t meet expectations.

Key Benefits

This course will help you to:

  • Improve the quality of your new hires, and get ahead of your competition, as your company’s profitability and growth depends on the competencies of staff.
  • Significantly improve your skills in building rapport.
  • Gain an edge by interpreting candidate’s verbal and non-verbal cues.
  • Significantly widen your horizons about what to look for in a candidate, and how to do it.
  • Make your recruiting process easier, faster, and much more effective in attracting the top talent.
  • Avoid common recruiting pitfalls, and save dozens of hours and tens of thousands of dollars per successful hire in recruiting-related activities.

Who Should Attend

This course is open to managers, leaders, and HR staff who want to make better recruitment decisions and build competencies in selecting and recruiting the best talent.

This course will help the participants to:

  • Hire strategically
  • Attract the best talent
  • Effectively perform screening
  • Gather in-depth insights about candidates when interviewing
  • Interpret candidates’ body language, and non-verbal cues
  • Select candidates based on the cultural fit
  • Avoid common recruiting pitfalls that cost companies tens of thousands of dollars

What You Will Learn

Recruiting and selection course is a highly structured, yet deeply personalized content.

Module 1



Framework and Knowledge Areas

  • Course overview and benefits
  • 4 steps of the candidate acquisition process

Module 2

Candidate Sourcing, Shortlisting, and Screening

Framework and Knowledge Areas

  • How to articulate the staffing need
  • 9 techniques to attract the highest quality candidates
  • How to perform sourcing
  • How to perform shortlisting
  • How to conduct screening

Application: Individual Assignments

  • Create position description
  • Candidate shortlisting and screening

Module 3

How to Conduct World-Class Interviews

Framework and Knowledge Areas

  • How to best use 9 most common types of interviews for candidate selection
  • Interviewer’s goals and responsibilities
  • 7 benefits about your company to attract much higher caliber candidates
  • 9 techniques to conduct world-class interviews
  • Structure of a world-class interview

Application: Individual Assignments

  • Document 8 specific benefits of your company
  • Create an outline of your next world-class interview
  • Draft assessment criteria to assess candidate’s questions

Module 4

Candidate Assessment Techniques and Questions

Framework and Knowledge Areas

  • Overview of the Strategic Recruiting Framework (SRF)©
  • How to best use interviewing techniques and questions
  • 11 multi-dimensional screening techniques
  • 10 techniques to detect lies
  • How to conduct personal assessment
  • 4 personal assessment techniques
  • How to conduct interpersonal assessment
  • 4 interpersonal assessment techniques
  • How to conduct professional assessment
  • 4 professional assessment techniques

Application: Individual Assignments

    • Create multi-dimensional screening questions
    • Create interview questions based on the Strategic Recruiting Framework©

Module 5

Psychological, Non-Verbal, and Verbal Assessment

Framework and Knowledge Areas

  • Why and how do we look at the psychological profiles of candidates
  • 6 crucial components of the body language to gain insights about a candidate
  • 5 types of verbal cues to pay attention to during the candidate assessment
  • 6 dimensions of the candidate’s dynamics to pay attention to, and evaluate
  • How to assess the alignment of the candidate’s goals to those of the position and your company

Application: Case Studies

  • 5 case studies – interviewee and interviewer assessment

Module 6

Interpreting the Results and Making a Choice

Framework and Knowledge Areas

  • 4 most frequent selection pitfalls to avoid
  • 2 crucial items not to pay attention to and ignore during the selection
  • How to best determine what the experience really is
  • Selection risks and how to best manage them
  • Selection tradeoffs and recommendations
  • 7 Interviewing biases that may impact your judgment
  • How to choose a candidate wisely

Application: Individual Assignment

  • Assessment of interview biases

Module 7

Background Checks, Offer, and Onboarding

Framework and Knowledge Areas

  • Background checks, and extending an offer
  • How to perform the onboarding

Application: Individual Assignment

  • Create an employee onboarding checklist

Module 8

Course Summary


Framework and Knowledge Areas

  • What you have learned
  • What to remember after this course
  • Parting thoughts

Bonus Module

Leadership and Management Assessment


Framework and Knowledge Areas

  • How to conduct leadership and management assessment
  • 3 leadership and management assessment techniques

Application: Individual Assignment

  • Create leadership and management assessment questions


Eugen Spivak, MBA, PgMP, PMP, CISA, CGEIT, CRISC, CIGE, CPME, FAME, CCME, CCGE, provided management consulting and advisory services to clients ranging from Fortune 100 to SMEs (Small and Medium Enterprises) – in public and private sectors. Eugen managed over a hundred portfolios, programs, and projects and oversaw high-performance teams with more than 350 team members. Eugen mentored, taught, and coached more than 10,000 individuals in a majority of business and IT roles. Eugen’s bestselling book, “PMO Governance” about how to improve the delivery of corporate strategy, won 10 international book awards.

Daria Sera, MD, MA, DHMHS, DOMP, CH, is an expert in wellness, natural health, workplace relationships, emotional well-being, work-life balance, leaderhip and team-building strategies. Daria helped hundreds of clients to regain their health, well-being, and to improve quality of their life.

Course Highlights


Practical Strategies & Techniques


Video Lectures




Case Studies


Webinars & Q&A Sessions

The CIIB Learning Journey

During the orientation, you will be introduced to other participants of the class. You will learn how the learning management system works and what are the other learning tools provided.

During other weeks, you will have learning goals established for each week. The goals will include watching video lectures and completing assignments.
You will cover the course materials via video lectures recorded by the course faculty.
Every few weeks, live webinars are conducted by the Course Leaders. Course Leaders are highly experienced industry professionals who can assist with the questions that you may have about video lectures, or assignments.
CIIB Support team will follow-up over email and phone calls with the learners who are unable to submit their assignments on time.
You will continue to have access to the course learning materials and videos for up to 12 months after the start date of the course.

Benefits of Studying at the CIIB

Practical Education

Learn from the World’s leading experts

Deepen Your Insights

Interactions with your colleagues

Global Business Education

Enhance your professional brand with the industry-leading business education

Enhance Your Career

Elevate your career &
Grow profitability of your company

Enhance Your Social Reach

Connect and network with professionals and CIIB Alumni

Better Business Judgement

Build a better business judgement, and acquire the tools to gain a business edge


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