Executive Recruitment: Guide To Interviewing Senior Talent
What you'll learn
- Design a structure for your interviews: Which notes you need to consider, avoid distractions and assess candidate questions.
- Directions and guidelines on how to design a framework to evaluate candidates in your interviews
- Case Study: The collapse of Barings Bank in 1995 for a deficiency of controls over the recruitment of the individual.
- A new perspective on interviewing.
- Select the right approach and dynamic to conduct the interview.
- Know which are the ineffective results are based on standard approaches
- Understand the drivers for an effective candidate assessment and analysis.
- Being compliant with questions, you should be sensitive based on labor law
- Use advanced approach techniques required to attract executive talent.
- Understanding which are the tools that will help you with your interview
- Examine the points to be considered while job writing an explanation
- Completing a valuable CV Analysis and common mistakes in CV
- The importance of sleep in an interview decision to get suitable employment.
- Examine Racket Theory of a Self-reinforcing, distorted system of feelings and thoughts.
- Navigate the Transactional Analysis by Eric Bernes
- Understand the Identification of Major Life Scripts Drivers for an interview
- You have experience with interviews or have been delivering Interviews for hiring candidates.
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One hour of clear and concise step-by-step instructions, lessons, and engagement by continued check-in to celebrate your learning journey.
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As the world and market evolve, Organizations often a new approaches and techniques for interviewing candidates, especially in Senior roles having the proper methods and resources as an advantage in the battle for hiring the right talent and people at the top levels of an organization.
Talent acquisition is a sequence of strategic steps businesses use to find and hire the highest quality candidates for openings within their organization.
A proper approach and interview structure are crucial to holding leadership accountable at this level of hiring and asses effectively a candidate to become the leader your company needs. While interviewing for top-level roles, a misstep can result in high costs for the organization.
Executive Talent acquisition requires an advanced approach. This course will teach you about using the driver for candidate assessment and analysis tools. How to recognize and handle niggles when interviewing candidates. As an interviewer, you will learn how to take better notes, manage distractions and assist senior executives responsible for hiring lists in finding the right profile.
This course can be beneficial if you are a senior recruiter or human resources assistant interviewing and assisting senior candidates and would like a different approach.
What you will learn
Bring to your next recruitment strategy a new perspective on interviewing.
Determine how to make the right approach and dynamic to conduct the Interview.
Review the counterproductive results caused by interviewing using standard practice.
Case Study: The collapse of Barings Bank in 1995 for a shortage of controls over the recruitment of the individual.
How to Understand Senior Candidates In An Interview Process
Understand the different drivers of a candidate and how to navigate an interview for a practical assessment
Be able to recognize which drivers you can emphasize in your notes during the interview process
Comprehend the balance of power while pursuing a candidate in an interview.
Being compliant with questions, you should be sensitive based on labor law
Discover how to achieve a successful candidate placement
Examine the points to be considered while job writing an explanation
Discussing the candidate's ideal job
Completing a valuable CV Analysis and common mistakes in CV
Directions and guidelines on how to design a framework to evaluate candidates in your interviews
Get to know which notes you need to consider
How to ask background questions about a candidate
The importance of sleep in an interview decision to get suitable employment.
The concept of niggles in interviews
How to manage distractions
Discussing the Candidate's Ideal Job
Identify candidate patterns for physical interviews.
Analyze and assess candidate questions based on the facts you have.
Describe the Racket Theory of a Self-reinforcing, distorted system of feelings and thoughts.
Examine Transactional Analysis by Eric Bernes
Learn two system technique
Understand the Identification of Major Life Scripts Drivers for an interview
Use advanced approach techniques required to attract executive talent.
About the Instructor
Robert Hutchinson. Robert's 30 Years of business experience with degrees in Science, Accounting, Business, Strategy, and Innovation and extensive Senior Talent Interviewing Skills. Several occasions of extensive recruiting of senior talent and a keen interest in people.
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Peter and Robert
Who this course is for:
- Anyone interested in attracting the perfect candidate
- Anyone who controls sourcing and hiring processes for critical positions.
- Anyone who is looking to improve how to conduct interviews for management positions.
- Anyone looking to assess a candidate's responses for objective judgment and decision making.
- Any human resources professional and business partner who operates the recruiting and hiring process
In my courses you learn practical skills: "I feel like I am in a real classroom." - Kira Minehart
"What an amazing course! After finishing this course, I have confidence. Thank so much Dr Peter Alkema". Or Tulongeni Shilunga: "This is exactly the jump-start I needed. Very clear and concise"
I also help lead digital transformation at FirstRand, the biggest financial services group in Africa. I've been featured on CNBC Africa and won the Gartner CIO Of The Year in 2016. I founded and led the largest banking hackathon in South Africa which was published in 2019 as a case study by Harvard Business School.
I've taught over 17,000 students about business, academics and self-development. In 2020 I completed my PhD at Wits University In Johannesburg. The study introduced a ground-breaking theory of Agile software development teams. My woodworking book was published in 2014 and has sold over 10,000 copies.
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I am currently a Non-Executive Director of a South African bank, where I chair the Audit Committee and am a member of a number of other Board committees I also a mentor early stage Fintech start-ups.
I have worked in many areas of retail banking, most recently on a transformation project to transition a bank into a platform-enabled business. Before this I was the Head of Retail, International, responsible for consumer and private banking in bank's international subsidiaries.
Other roles in banking include being Chief Financial Officer of the retail bank division; heading up Savings and Investments products; and mass affluent banking. I also spent four and a half years as General Manager: Banking for an insurance company where I had responsibility for developing the entry options and value propositions to start a bank.
Although my career has been largely focused in banking, I started off as a microbiologist and developed a way of refining gold using bacteria. I then spent a period in mining finance.
I am recognized as an innovative strategic thinker with Harvard University developing an MBA case study on one of his innovations, the Million a Month Account.
I have the following qualifications:
Bachelor of Science (Honours) - University of the Witwatersrand
Bachelor of Accounting - University of the Witwatersrand
Chartered Accountant (South Africa) - SAICA
MDP - Unisa Business School
Postgraduate Diploma Financial Planning - Freestate University
Postgraduate Diploma Strategy and Innovation - Oxford
I've spent 20 yrs in recruitment, mostly graduate recruitment, helping fab young people find amazing jobs that kick-start their careers and I love every minute of it.
Whether it’s recruitment, career guidance, help prepping for an interview, building a professional brand, creating a career strategy, where to start as a grad looking for a job or the loads of other hurdles we face in our careers, I can help.
I'm passionate about talent and my perfect day includes career coaching, creating career strategies, professional brand building workshops, CV and interview guidance, mock interviews, salary / benefits negotiations and advising on exit and resignation processes. I conduct workshops and training sessions to share my expertise and help smart people find awesome jobs.
We work hard, we strive to succeed and we want to make a difference. We have the same agenda that is finding a job that makes us happy and a career that makes us proud. I'm not promising to find you a job but I commit to playing a part. Pop me a mail firstname.lastname@example.org