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Chairing Interview Examinations

Prerequisites

Overview of Selection Process; Laws, Rules, and Case Law; Exam Administration (Selection Analyst Certification Only)

Overview

This two-day class provides participants with an understanding of how to properly conduct Qualification Appraisal Panel (QAP) interviews in accordance with best practices and CalHR regulations. The course will focus on the differences between a hiring interview and a QAP interview, the role of the panel members, equal employment opportunity considerations, panel member orientation, candidate rights, and interview procedures. Upon successful completion of this class, participants will receive certification to serve as a Chairperson on QAP interviews.

Objective

This class focuses on interviewing techniques and provides participants with the knowledge and expertise necessary to conduct fair and equitable QAP interviews in accordance with CalHR regulations. Upon successful completion of this class, participants will:

  • Apply the selection process and practices in a QAP interview
  • Describe the process for conducting fair and equitable examination interviews
  • Identify the roles and responsibilities of each interview panel member
  • Conduct a panel orientation
  • Apply creative and logical thinking to resolve unexpected situations that may occur during the interview process
  • Accurately rate and score candidate responses during a QAP interview

Intended Audience

Individuals who may be required to serve as a Chair on a QAP interview MUST complete this course and receive certification from an CalHR-certified course instructor. Additionally, this course is designed for examination analysts, managers, and individuals who are responsible for the development and/or administration of employment testing and selection programs.

Tuition

$290 per participant

If you have a minimum of 20 participants you may schedule this course at your worksite.

Updated 6/30/2016
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