Hiring and Retaining High-value Employees
DATE: January 26, 2018
TIME: 8:30am-5:30pm
VENUE: Holiday Inn and Suites Makati

Seminar Description


This seminar will present effective strategies, methods, and techniques in recruiting, screening, and hiring the most competent applicants for a given job. In addition, this seminar will focus on planning and implementing programs and initiatives to help retain productive employees especially because of the recent downturn of the Philippine economy.


Target Participants


Top executives, managers, and supervisors


Instructional Methods


Lectures, mental skills tests, and intensive whole group discussions of case studies and model scripts


Take-Home Materials


Participants' manual, case studies handouts, model scripts handouts, and certificate of attendance


Seminar Outline


I.  Seminar Introduction

                 A.  Welcome Remarks

                 B.  Seminar Objectives

                 C.  Seminar Coverage

                 D.  Instructional Methods


II.  Hiring Process

                 A.  Hiring Framework

                 B.  Key Principles

                 C.  Rationale

                                    1.  Costs Of Wrong Hiring

                                    2.  Benefits Of Correct Hiring

                 D.  Job Competencies Identification

                                    1.  Job Description Document Preparation

                                    2.  Job Specification Document Preparation

                 E.  Recruiting Process

                                    1.  In-Company

                                    2.  Recruitment Agencies

                 F.  Screening Process

                                   1. Resume Evaluation

                                   2. Telephone Interview

                                   3. Face-To-Face Unstructured Interview

                                   4. Psychological Tests

                                   5. Cognitive Tests

                                   6. Reference Check

                 G.  Selecting Process

                                  1. Planning

                                   2. Job Competencies Ranking

                                   3. Competency-Based Behavioral Questions Preparation

                                                        a. Critical Incident

                                                        b. Action

                                                        c. Results

                                  4. Behavioral Questions Validation        

                                  5. Interview Script Preparation

                                  6. Candidate Interview Process    

                                  7. Behavioral Examples Rating Computation

                                                       a. Competency Rating Computation

                                                       b. Final Selection Report Format

                 H.  Employment Contract Offer

                   I.  Key Success Factor


III.  Retaining Programs

               A.  Retaining Framework

               B.  Key Principles

               C.  Rationale

                              1.  Costs Of High Turnover

                              2.  Benefits Of Low Turnover

               D.  Employee Satisfaction Level Assessment

                                 1.  Focus Group Discussions

                                 2.  Organization Climate Surveys

               E.  Retaining Programs And Initiatives

                                 1. Core Programs

                                                       a. Hiring Process      

                                                       b. Compensation Package

                                                       c. Benefits Package

                                                       d. Company Orientation

                                                       e. Performance Expectation Setting           

                                                       f.  On-The-Job Training

                                                       g.  Formal Classroom Training    

                                                       h. Performance Appraisal System      

                                                       i.  Promotion System

                                                       j.  Disciplinary Action Procedure                

                                 2. Support Programs

                                                       a. Complaints Handling Procedure

                                                       b. Delegation

                                                       c. Coaching

                                                       d. Mentoring

                                                       e. Company Newsletter

                                                       f.  Suggestion Box

                                                      g.  Employee Of The Year Award

                                 3. Initiatives

                                                       a. Positive Face-To-Face Talk

                                                       b. Positive Personal Notes

                                                       c. Inter-Personal Conflict Resolution

                                                       d. Informal Breakfast Meetings

               F.  Key Success Factor


IV.  Seminar Integration

                 A.  Open Forum

                 B.  Seminar Evaluation

                 C.  Distribution Of Certificates

                 D.  Closing Remarks


Rates per participant:

P7, 500+VAT until December 21, 2017 and paid within the assigned due date 

P8, 500+VAT starting December 22, 2017 and paid within the assigned due date


RATE: 7500.00 Peso

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