Competency-based Interview & Selection Techniques

Learning Overview

In this current challenging business environment, employing the right individual for the organization is crucial.  Hiring the wrong individual not only have an impact on the cost of operation but also on the morale, productivity, and efficiency of the organisation.

A critical step in the employee selection is the interviewing and selection process. The competency-based Interview and selection technique focuses on the applicant past actions or behaviour in relation to the competencies or skills required for the job applied. Through this technique, hiring is more structured and focus rather than based on guess-work, potential bias or discrimination.

Learning Objectives

  • Understand traditional interview techniques issues
  • List the difference between traditional and competency-based interview technique
  • Develop questions for competency-based interview
  • Conduct a competency-based interview
  • Apply the selection technique after the interview

Learning Outline

  • Consequences of a wrong hire
  • Traditional vs Competency-based Interview
  • Developing Questions for Competency-Based Interviewing
  • Interviewing Process
  • Practice – Interviewing Role Play

Who Will Benefit

Managers, Executives & new HR Executives who have to develop the skills to ensure a professional approach to recruit and select the right candidates for the job Managers.


2 days, 14 hours


A highly interactive course based on lecture, activities, videos and discussion.

Other Information

Note: SkillsFuture + UTAP Fundings available

Course Calendar

Schedule Dates Duration SHRI Member Non-Member  
20-21 Feb 18 2 Days  S$500.00  S$600.00 Registration 
10-11 Apr 18  2 Days  S$500.00  S$600.00 Registration 
05-06 Jun 18  2 Days  S$500.00  S$600.00 Registration 

Course fees are subject to the prevailing GST charge. All information is correct at the time of publication. SHRICORP reserves the right to amend any of the above information if necessary.

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