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Interviewing Skills
Master strategies to conduct successful interviews to attract brilliant talent for your organisation
10 – 12 October 2017
Conrad Hotel, Dubai, UAE
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Hiring the right people is difficult and recruitment mistakes are costly. Learn the correct way to interview to ensure that you:

a) Hire the right people
b) Confirm their suitability
c) Leave a great impression of your business

The Course Director, Scott Hutchinson, has successfully recruited for some of the leading organisations in the world, including 74 of the top 100 consumer businesses in the UK. In this course he will share his knowledge and show you how to find, hire and retain the very best.

Course Content
  • Avoiding Mistakes And Understanding Your End-Goals
  • Understanding The Hiring Process
  • The Common Mistakes Interviewers Make And How To Avoid Them
  • The Three Outcomes Of Interviewing
  • Preparing And Planning
  • Preparing For Interviews
  • Setting The Scene
  • Choosing The Right Environment
  • Respecting The Nerves
  • The Interview Itself
  • Asking The Right Questions
  • Getting Candidates To Talk
  • Listening Skills
  • Different Types Of Interviews
  • Panel Interviews
  • Hiring Using Personality Tests
  • Using Assessment Centres
  • Close The Interview Meeting Professionally
Who Should Attend

The course is primarily designed for line managers and HR professionals from all sectors and disciplines who wish to learn how to professionally interview.

Benefits Of Attending
  • Understand how to interview effectively and efficiently
  • Learn to ask the right questions to ensure you hire the right people
  • Develop the correct structure and agenda for successful interviews
  • Explore secrets from the world's greatest recruiters that will save you time and money
  • Adopt successful interviewing and assessment procedures – from the simple interview to full assessment tools and technology that will reduce the risks of failure

    Scott Hutchinson
    Training, Coaching, Consulting

    Scott Hutchinson began his recruitment career over 20 years ago. In addition to working for some of the leading recruitment businesses in the world he also built his own businesses, where his clients included Coca Cola, and 74 out of the top 100 UK Food Companies. He is now an independent consultant, coach and trainer specialising in leadership, team building, peak performance and career management.

    Scott runs public workshops, tailored courses, experiential outdoor and 1:1 coaching sessions that draw lessons from the very best leaders, teams and individuals in the world. He looks at the techniques they use to achieve and maintain peak performance and how you can utilise the same techniques for your own success.

    A fully qualified coach, he trained with the modern leaders in coaching, Performance Consultants International – their philosophy of "the inner game" is perfectly aligned with the lessons he learned growing up in an Outward Bound School – "plus est en vous" (there is more in you).

    Conrad Hotel, Dubai

    Dubai, United Arab Emirates

    Conrad Hotel, Dubai, UAE

    Located conveniently in the hub of Dubai's commercial centre on Sheikh Zayed Road, Conrad Dubai is a stylish city haven within close proximity to Dubai's international financial and convention centre, one of the world's fastest growing airports, as well as world-class shopping destinations.

    • Impressive 54-story hotel
    • 555 luxury rooms and suites
    • Restaurant & Bar collection of 3 contemporary venues
    • One of the largest meeting spaces in the city, with a total area of 4,400 sqm
    • 5,500 sqm outdoor urban pool oasis
    • Fully equipped spa of 2,000 sqm
    • Full valet parking and automated car park with 1,056 parking spaces
    • Most convenient access to the World Trade Centre

    Conrad Dubai
    Sheikh Zayed Road
    P.O. Box 115143 Dubai
    Dubai, United Arab Emirates

    Tel +971 (4) 444 7444
    Fax +971 (4) 444 7445


    Special delegate rates have been negotiated at selected hotels and we highly recommend you secure your room reservation at the earliest to avoid last minute inconvenience. You can contact the Hospitality Desk for required assistance on:

    T:+971-4-407 2693
    F:+971-4-407 2517


    Delegates requiring visas should contact the hotel they wish to stay at directly, as soon as possible. Visas for non-GCC nationals may take several weeks to process.

Date Course Fee Before
1 August 2017
Course Fee Before
5 September 2017
Final Fee
10 – 12 October 2017
US$ 2,995 US$ 3,495 US$ 3,995

Course fees include documentation, luncheon and refreshments. Delegates who attend all sessions will receive a Certificate of Attendance.

Pricing excludes 5% VAT, where applicable


Book and pay full fee for two colleagues and the third attends for FREE

  • Not applicable in conjunction with corporate discounts
  • Payment to be settled before start of the course to avail the offer
  • This offer is not applicable on Early Bird Prices

For more information, email Andy Watts on

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