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Targeted Selection Behavioral-Based Interviewing


Tuesday November 7th, 2023 – 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Wednesday November 8th, 2023 – 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.


2274 E Sunshine St, Springfield, MO 65804

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

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SHRM Recertification Provider

This program is valid for 10 PDC’s for the SHRM-CP of SHRM-SCP. For more information about certification or redertification, please visit

HRCI 2023 Certification Seal

This program is valid for 8 PDC’s for HRCI. The use of this official seal confirms that this Activity has met HR Certification Institutes (HRCI) criteria for recertification credit preapproval.

*Ollis/Akers/Arney – HR Consulting is recognized by SHRM to offer Professional Development Credits (PDCs) for SHRM-CP® or SHRM-SCP®. For more information about certification or recertification, please visit
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.

Karen Shannon