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Phoenix TS

Interviewing Techniques for the Government Training

This training provides insight into skills and best practices for managers, team members, and other professionals involved in the interviewing process within the Federal Government.

Due to Covid-19 safety restrictions PhoenixTS will temporarily be unable to provide food to our students who attend class at our Training Center; however, our Break Areas are currently open where students will find a constant supply of Coffee, Tea and Water. Students may bring their own lunch and snacks to eat in our breakrooms or at their seat in the classroom or eat out at one of the many nearby restaurants.

Course Overview

This 2-day, instructor-led course covers the following topics:

  • How to obtain useful information from candidates so that better selection decisions can be made
  • How to ask appropriate, nondiscriminatory interview questions designed to evaluate technical experience and expertise, communication skills and other, more complex competencies, such as leadership abilities and analytical thinking
  • How to conduct effective, structured interviews
  • How to define benchmark responses that permit you to rate or score applicant responses

Schedule

Interviewing Techniques for the Government Training

date
location
price
8/24/22 - 8/25/22 (2 days)

8:30AM - 4:00PM MT

Fort Huachuca, AZ
Sold Out
$789
1/19/23 - 1/20/23 (2 days)

8:30AM - 4:30PM EST

Tysons Corner, VA
Open
$789
1/26/23 - 1/27/23 (2 days)

8:30AM - 4:30PM EST

Online
Open
$789
1/26/23 - 1/27/23 (2 days)

8:30AM - 4:30PM EST

Columbia, MD
Open
$789
2/16/23 - 2/17/23 (2 days)

8:30AM - 4:30PM EST

Tysons Corner, VA
Open
$789
2/23/23 - 2/24/23 (2 days)

8:30AM - 4:30PM EST

Online
Open
$789
2/23/23 - 2/24/23 (2 days)

8:30AM - 4:30PM EST

Columbia, MD
Open
$789
3/16/23 - 3/17/23 (2 days)

8:30AM - 4:30PM EST

Tysons Corner, VA
Open
$789
3/23/23 - 3/24/23 (2 days)

8:30AM - 4:30PM EST

Online
Open
$789
3/23/23 - 3/24/23 (2 days)

8:30AM - 4:30PM EST

Columbia, MD
Open
$789
4/20/23 - 4/21/23 (2 days)

8:30AM - 4:30PM EST

Tysons Corner, VA
Open
$789
4/27/23 - 4/28/23 (2 days)

8:30AM - 4:30PM EST

Online
Open
$789
4/27/23 - 4/28/23 (2 days)

8:30AM - 4:30PM EST

Columbia, MD
Open
$789
5/18/23 - 5/19/23 (2 days)

8:30AM - 4:30PM EST

Tysons Corner, VA
Open
$789
5/25/23 - 5/26/23 (2 days)

8:30AM - 4:30PM EST

Columbia, MD
Open
$789
5/25/23 - 5/26/23 (2 days)

8:30AM - 4:30PM EST

Online
Open
$789
6/15/23 - 6/16/23 (2 days)

8:30AM - 4:30PM EST

Tysons Corner, VA
Open
$789
6/22/23 - 6/23/23 (2 days)

8:30AM - 4:30PM EST

Columbia, MD
Open
$789
6/22/23 - 6/23/23 (2 days)

8:30AM - 4:30PM EST

Online
Open
$789
7/13/23 - 7/14/23 (2 days)

8:30AM - 4:30PM EST

Tysons Corner, VA
Open
$789
7/20/23 - 7/21/23 (2 days)

8:30AM - 4:30PM EST

Columbia, MD
Open
$789
7/20/23 - 7/21/23 (2 days)

8:30AM - 4:30PM EST

Online
Open
$789
8/17/23 - 8/18/23 (2 days)

8:30AM - 4:30PM EST

Tysons Corner, VA
Open
$789
8/24/23 - 8/25/23 (2 days)

8:30AM - 4:30PM EST

Columbia, MD
Open
$789
8/24/23 - 8/25/23 (2 days)

8:30AM - 4:30PM EST

Online
Open
$789
9/14/23 - 9/15/23 (2 days)

8:30AM - 4:30PM EST

Tysons Corner, VA
Open
$789
9/21/23 - 9/22/23 (2 days)

8:30AM - 4:30PM EST

Columbia, MD
Open
$789
9/21/23 - 9/22/23 (2 days)

8:30AM - 4:30PM EST

Online
Open
$789
10/12/23 - 10/13/23 (2 days)

8:30AM - 4:30PM EST

Tysons Corner, VA
Open
$789
10/19/23 - 10/20/23 (2 days)

8:30AM - 4:30PM EST

Online
Open
$789
10/19/23 - 10/20/23 (2 days)

8:30AM - 4:30PM EST

Columbia, MD
Open
$789
11/16/23 - 11/17/23 (2 days)

8:30AM - 4:30PM EST

Tysons Corner, VA
Open
$789
11/20/23 - 11/21/23 (2 days)

8:30AM - 4:30PM EST

Online
Open
$789
11/20/23 - 11/21/23 (2 days)

8:30AM - 4:30PM EST

Columbia, MD
Open
$789
12/07/23 - 12/08/23 (2 days)

8:30AM - 4:30PM EST

Tysons Corner, VA
Open
$789
12/14/23 - 12/15/23 (2 days)

8:30AM - 4:30PM EST

Online
Open
$789
12/14/23 - 12/15/23 (2 days)

8:30AM - 4:30PM EST

Columbia, MD
Open
$789
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Course Objectives

At the conclusion of this course, participants will be able to do the following:

  • Obtain useful information from candidates so that better selection decisions can be made
  • Ask appropriate, nondiscriminatory interview questions designed to evaluate technical experience and expertise, communication skills and other, more complex competencies, such as leadership abilities and analytical thinking
  • Conduct effective, structural interviews
  • Define benchmark responses that permit you to rate or score applicant responses

Course Outline

Introduction and Overview

  • History of Federal Performance Management
  • Agency specific approaches and alternatives
  • Linking organizational mission to performance

Planning and Measuring Employee Performance

  • Linking individual position to performance measures
  • Establishing individual measures of performance
  • Measuring results
  • Defining elements of performance
  • Documenting expectations
  • Communicating expectations

Monitoring Performance

  • Analyzing individual performance
  • Informal feedback
  • Formal progress reviews
  • Skills in performance communication
  • Problem performance issues
  • Assessment and adjustment

Developing Employees

  • Determine development needs
  • Assesses performance resources
  • Employee development discussions
  • Development Plans

Rating Performance

  • Rules and records required
  • Performance evaluation
  • Performance discussion
  • Documentation requirements
  • Results communication

Performance Consequences

  • Possible outcomes
  • Actions to be taken for affirmative and negative performance
  • Requirements for individual performance based actions
  • Performance management resources

Due to Covid-19 safety restrictions PhoenixTS will temporarily be unable to provide food to our students who attend class at our Training Center; however, our Break Areas are currently open where students will find a constant supply of Coffee, Tea and Water. Students may bring their own lunch and snacks to eat in our breakrooms or at their seat in the classroom or eat out at one of the many nearby restaurants.

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