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Course Title: Structured Interviews

Course Description: The structured interview is a valid, legally defensible assessment tool that offers greater success in identifying a quality hire than an unstructured or conventional interview. This course equips participants with the knowledge, skills, and abilities to develop, administer, and score structured interviews. A Personnel Psychologist discusses the key features of structured interviews, as well as best practices for developing structured interview questions and rating scales with benchmark definitions. Participants also learn industry best practices for conducting structured interviews and scoring candidate responses. Throughout the course, the instructor guides participants through exercises to facilitate their understanding of structured interviews.

Schedule/Duration: 1 day workshop; An upcoming session will be delivered on Tuesday, April 15, 2014 from 9:00am to 4:30pm at the US Office of Personnel Management in Washington, DC.

The workshop can also be delivered to a group of employees (up to 20 participants) at your agency, per agency request.

Agency/Vendor Sponsor: US Office of Personnel Management

Course Content Contact: HR Training on Demand,, 855-281-6895; Rebecca Fraser,, 202-606-2305

Cost: $400 per person to attend the upcoming session offered on April 15, 2014. The cost to purchase one session of this workshop for a group at your agency (up to 20 participants) is $7,200 plus travel costs. The cost of the workshop varies based on the extent of customization required to meet agency needs.

Method: Classroom

HR Technical Competency: Staffing

General Competency: Writing; Customer Service; Planning & Evaluating

Leadership Competency: Human Capital Management

Proficiency Level: Intermediate

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