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Running an Assessment Centre
- 1 day Instructor-led workshop
Who is this course for?
'Running an Assessment Centre' is for managers who want to invest in their company recruitment process by ensuring that they recruit the right people to drive their organisation forward, by providing both real value and tangible results to the business through the Assessment Centre selection process of new talent.
By the end of the one day workshop delegates will be able to:
- Explain the importance of engaging all stakeholders and checking that organisational values are reflected in the Assessment Centre’s activity
- Understand the importance of matching the assessment centre activities to the relevant skills, knowledge and attitudes required by the business
- Deliver results through unbiased and business focussed assessment centres
Work out what you want to achieve
Using the organisational alues as the basis for the assessments
Understanding the requirements of the role that you are recruiting for
Gathering information on the role and its responsibilities
What are the required skills, knowledge and attitudes?
Involving all of the relevant Stake Holders
Setting robust and fair criteria for assessments
Choosing the Right Activities
Designing your own exercises or using off-the-shelf tools
Using external and/or internal facilitators/assessors
Matching activity outcomes to the Values of the organization and the required skills, knowledge and attitudes that you want to observe
Using group or individual assessments
The benefits of one-to-one interviews
The importance of planning the schedule
Using Personality Profiling
Getting the Best from People
Offering every candidate an opportunity to demonstrate their skills
Pre-event briefing information for candidates
Welcoming candidates and addressing any concerns
Putting candidates at ease and providing a welcoming environment
Equal opportunities for all and avoiding bias
Skilling up the Assessors
Training your assessors and interviewers
Using external experts and/or trained internal assessors who know your business
Putting in place checks and balances for fairness in order to avoid bias
Recording evidence, discussions and decisions
Having a fair and robust process
Giving fair Evaluation and Feedback to candidates
Taking things forward
What you get
Training is held in our modern, comfortable, air-conditioned suites
"What do I get on the day?"
Lunch is provided at a local restaurant or pub. Browse the sample menus:
Breaks and timing
Courses start at 9:30am.
Please aim to be with us for 9:15am.
Joining information (how to get to our venues)
Available throughout the day:
- Hot beverages
- Clean, filtered water