Leadership Workshops & Corporate Keynote Speaker

Leadership Workshops

Hiring The Right People: Practices Of Effective Search And Interviewing

Hiring the right person, is often one of the greatest team building opportunities. The right person can build team performance and help you turn your culture in the right direction. The wrong person can be an expensive setback, as you deal with the negative impact he or she has had on the team and you repeat the costs of the search, orientation and training process. It makes sense to make sure your search and interviewing practices position you for success.

During this half-day workshop participants will discover how to increase the odds of hiring the right people the first time and role play interviewing skills to help them write effective questions and sharpen key skills.

Workshop Overview:

  • The opportunity and cost of getting it right and wrong.
  • The connection to succession planning.
  • The importance of, and keys to developing a clear profile.
  • The biggest mistakes
  • Understanding characteristic behavior.
  • Looking for positive patterns.
  • Keys to effective questions and listening skills.
  • The second interview
  • Searching for and affirming a culture match.
  • Effective reference checks.


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The off-site leadership development you have been waiting for and the ideal addition to your leadership curriculum. These affordable and highly acclaimed 1/2 day workshops will equip the members of your leadership team with the practical skills they need to build team performance. Check out the course offerings for Winter 2016 here.   Learn More »


Without a doubt, there are few people as capable and competent as Dan Gaynor when it comes to improving the culture and organizational effectiveness of any business. His strength in delivering leadership and team development programs is unprecedented."
– Julia Kamula, Executive Vice President of Operations, Central Canada – Sun Media