Recruitment and Retention Workshop

Overview – This workshop will enable you to examine the best ways to retain employees and to recruit new talent for the present and future needs of your business. This will enable you to thrive and prevent employee turnover issues that can hugely affect a company or organisation.

Through a blend of expert guidance, practical exercises, and case studies, attendees gain a deep understanding of recruitment strategies, from sourcing and sourcing candidates to conducting effective interviews and making successful hires. Additionally, the workshop delves into innovative approaches for fostering employee engagement and loyalty, ensuring organizations can not only attract top talent but also retain and nurture their valuable workforce in today’s competitive job market.

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Interview Skills for the Interviewer Workshop

Overview – The interview represents the principal method by which recruitment/promotional decisions are made. By its nature it an interview can be extremely vulnerable to bias and subjectivity, whether conscious or unconscious. The aim of this programme is to equip managers/team leaders and supervisors with the skills required to successfully interview for recruitment or promotion of their internal staff members or external candidates.

It covers various aspects, including developing structured interview questions, assessing candidate qualifications, and employing active listening and behavioral interviewing techniques. Participants also gain a deep understanding of legal and ethical considerations in the interview process. Ultimately, this workshop empowers interviewers to make informed hiring decisions that align with organisational goals and values while ensuring a positive candidate experience.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Why should I choose Optimum Limited training?

Optimum Limited provides a wide range of business development, consultancy and training, accredited and non-accredited to companies across all industry sectors, whilst also offering client-specific and scheduled training programmes. 

Since its establishment in 1990, Optimum has demonstrated a clear correlation between people development and the bottom line. This ethos has helped Optimum in establishing a portfolio of highly reputable clients in the private sector, state and local agencies, universities and professional bodies,nationally and internationally. As a preferred choice provider and partner to many of Ireland’s leading businesses, we have learned that the key to our success is putting their success first. Our focus is on building lasting partnerships that offer positive outcomes and an engaging and rewarding learning experience. 

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Who should apply for this course?

Recruitment and interview training is essential for HR professionals, hiring managers, and anyone involved in the talent acquisition process seeking to enhance their skills and expertise in attracting, assessing, and selecting top candidates for their organisation.

What study options are available for this course?

Many of our courses are now available in a variety of classroom formats. All formats cover the same course content.

Live Virtual Online Classroom

Live lectures are delivered using Zoom ( or MS Teams if requested. During these sessions, your tutors will use interactive learning elements to ensure an engaging learning experience. When appropriate, students will be encouraged to activate their video and microphones so that they can ask questions and enhance peer to peer learning

Online courses can be accessed from any computer or laptop with an internet connection.

In-Person and Onsite Classroom

Optimum Limited can provide in-company onsite training if requested. If there is not a classroom available, Optimum can provide a training room in the HQ Office in Dublin.

Optimum can also provide training in hotels conference rooms or room hires if requested.

On Demand

On Demand courses enable you to complete your course on your own time. Optimum have an e-learning platform called MyOptimum which includes a library of online on demand training programmes. This learning platform comprises of  pre-recorded videos and interactive powerpoints followed by activities designed to put the new information and concepts into practice through exercises, quizzes, forum participation and other activities.

How will this course benefit me?

Participating in recruitment and interview training will empower individuals, companies and organisations to improve their hiring processes, reduce turnover, make better hiring decisions, and ultimately contribute to the overall success and growth of the company.

What are my payment and funding options?

Payment Options:

Payments can be made by EFT, PayPal or Stripe. If you need to pay by other forms of payment, please enquire with us and we can let you know if this is possible.

Funding Options:

Due to our experience and reputation, Optimum are part of many panels that provide funding opportunities to businesses in different sectors. Funding can range from 10% – 35% subsidy. Contact the Optimum Team for further information.

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How do I apply?

If you have any queries and require further information, we would be happy to chat to you. Contact us directly at or talk to our team at (01) 672 8628

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