What is it?

From Mark Horstman, Co-founder:

You will learn and practice the basics of how to be an effective interviewer. How to structure your interviews. How to create questions. How to determine what questions to ask. How to start the interview. How to ask questions. How to listen. How to take notes. How to probe. How to close. How to capture results. Interviewing is the most important strategic behavior managers engage in.

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What To Tell Your Boss

We have created three datasheets to assist you with getting budget approval for the conference registration fee.

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We look forward to meeting you at a future conference soon.

Investment: $1100*

Each attendee will be given access to our Interview Creation Tool and Onboarding Checklist for use with future hires. Note that the Effective Hiring Manager Conference will not be included in multiple conference discount plans or the personal pricing offer.

Find a Conference Near You

Conference Calendar

Location Date
Washington, DC
EHMC & EMC & ECC

EHMC
July 12, 2022
8:00 am - 3:30 pm

EMC
July 13, 2022
8:00 am - 5:00 pm

ECC
July 14, 2022
8:00 am - 3:30 pm

Embassy Suites Dulles North
44610 Waxpool Road
Ashburn, VA 20147
703.723.5300
Embassy Suites Dulles North Website

EHMC Price
$1,100.00
EMC Price
$1,100.00
ECC Price
$1,100.00
Attend both EHMC & ECC
$2,200.00
Attend EHMC & EMC & ECC
$2,900.00
Attend both EHMC & EMC
$2,200.00
Attend both EMC & ECC
$1,800.00
July 12 - 14 Register
Silicon Valley
EHMC & EMC & ECC

EHMC
November 29, 2022
8:00 am - 3:30 pm

EMC
November 30, 2022
8:00 am - 5:00 pm

ECC
December 1, 2022
8:00 am - 3:30 pm

Residence Inn San Jose Cupertino
19429 Stevens Creek Blvd
Cupertino, CA 95014
(408) 777-0188
Residence Inn San Jose Cupertino Website

EHMC Price
$1,100.00
EMC Price
$1,100.00
ECC Price
$1,100.00
Attend both EHMC & EMC
$2,200.00
Attend both EHMC & ECC
$2,200.00
Attend EHMC & EMC & ECC
$2,900.00
Attend both EMC & ECC
$1,800.00
November 29 - December 1 Register

Agenda

8:00 Welcome & Purpose - Review of our purpose: learning & practicing Effective Hiring Manager Behaviors.
8:05 Agenda & Groundrules - Review agenda, & interactively agree on the day’s ground rules.
8:15 Introductions - All attendees prepare & a present a 30-second introduction.
8:45 Effective Hiring Principles & Process - Review the purpose & process of an interview.
9:30 Break
9:40 Creating/Asking Interview Questions - How to create & ask behavioral interview questions.
10:00 Creating/Asking Questions Practice - Practice creating & asking behavioral interview questions.
10:30 Break
10:40 Interviewing Candidates In Person - How to structure a day of final, face to face interviews.
11:10 How To Listen & Practice - How to maximize the core of an interview – listening to answers. Practice listening to answers, taking notes, & recalling key points.
12:00 Lunch & Screening Candidates - How to screen a candidates documents and social media. How to do an effective phone screen.
1:00 How To Probe & Practice - How to ask targeted questions during candidate’s response to draw out specific behavioral details. Practice listening to actual responses to interview questions, while probing for more specific behavioral details.
2:00 Interview Results Capture - How to finish an interview, & capture interview results at the day’s end.
2:30 Break
2:40 How To Offer/Decline/Delay - How to make a job offer, delay & decline candidates.
2:50 How To Onboard - How to onboard your new hires.
3:25 Parking Lot - Time for final questions.
3:30 Close