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Targeted Selection Behavioral-Based Interviewing

Event Date

Thursday July 21st, 2022 – 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Friday July 22nd, 2022 – 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.


2274 E Sunshine St, Springfield, MO 65804

Event Information

Best practices in Talent Selection have a significant impact on voluntary turnover, employee engagement, and the ability to acquire the right team members to carry out business strategies. Specific interviewing techniques, particularly behavior-based interviewing, have been found to have a substantial impact on the results of hiring. Interviewing for motivational fit, related to organizational culture and core values, further increase the likelihood of successfully aligning talent to the needs of your organization.

Participants will learn how to:

  • Before the Interview: Competencies for Success
  • Gather In-Depth Behavioral Data
  • Interviewing for Culture & Motivational Fit
  • Building Rapport & Managing the Interview
  • Evaluating the Candidate
  • Legal Considerations
  • Ensure a Strong Start
  • Mock Interview

Meet the Speaker

Karen Shannon
Vice President of Business Consulting/CHRO

With more than 20 years of experience in human resources, Karen Shannon is a trusted advocate and adviser to her clients. She uses her extensive knowledge of regulations and experience with worldwide clients to help businesses create business and HR strategies that have saved upwards of $7 million. A graduate of Drury University, Karen is actively invested in seeing our community, and the businesses that reside within, succeed.


Seminar Investment: $799

The investment includes Resource Book, Participant Guide, and Legal Considerations Guide. Lunch provided both days.

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Reservations or Questions?

Contact Holly Loven at or 417-881-8333 ext. 124