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Competency-Based Recruitment and Selection Workshop

February 18 @ 9:00 am - February 19 @ 5:00 pm

₱6000 – ₱8000


People are any organization’s most valuable asset. It is vital that to ensure high performance, the best among the job applicants are hired. Recruiting staff may be a very costly exercise but when organizations choose the right people for the job, train and treat them appropriately, these people not only produce good results but also tend to stay with the organization longer.

An organization that does not have the right people will struggle to achieve the results it requires.

The program shall guide participants in attracting and selecting the “right” people.


Program objective:

At the end of the program, participants will be able to handle effective recruitment outcome and ensure that only quality applicants are employed with the organization and have passed the required competencies of the job.


Program Outline:

      1. Overview of an Effective Selection System (Lecture; Guided Group Discussion)
          • Common Issues and Challenges in Overseas Recruitment
          • Recruitment and Selection Policy Considerations
      1. Competency-Based System (Lecture; Seatwork; Group Discussion)
          • Requirements for Competency Approach
          • Competency Identification
          • Competency-Based Job Specification
      1. Strategic Sourcing (Lecture; Seatwork; Workshop)
          • Difference between Sourcing and Recruitment
          • Sourcing Strategies
          • Sourcing Methods and Tips
          • Sourcing Techniques
          • Passive Sourcing
          • Sourcing Mix
      1. Recruitment Strategies (Lecture; Group Discussion)
          • Job Description
          • Person Profile
          • Screening
      1. Pre-Interview Planning (Lecture; Case Study; Seatwork)
          • Resume Analysis
          • Efficient Interview Questions
      1. Competency-Based Interviewing (Group Discussion; Role Playing)
          • Interview Errors
          • Competency-Based Interviewing Techniques
          • Steps in CBIT
          • STAR Method
          • Reading Body Language
          • Interviewing Skills
          • Online and Phone Job Interviews
      1. Red Flags (Group Discussion)
      2. Negotiation / Job Offer (Lecture; Role Playing)
          • Selling the Job
          • Negotiation Techniques
          • Negotiation Skills in Recruitment
          • Stages of the Job Offer
          • Expectations Settings
          • Counteroffers
      1. Hiring Decision (Lecture; Group Discussion)
          • Selection Strategies
          • Rating of Competencies
          • Reference Checks
          • Medical Checks
      1. After the Selection (Group Discussion)
          • Dealing with Passive Candidates
          • Assessing Success
          • Building Network and Referrals
      1. Integration (Affirmations)

Mindset: ICON as the Overseas Employment Agency of Choice



      • Lecturette
      • Roleplays
      • Case studies


Subject matter expert:


Jesse earned his MBA degree at the Ateneo Graduate School of Business (sans thesis) and BSBA Management course, magna cum laude, from the Aquinas University, Legazpi City. He has a Diploma in Human Resource Development, Compensation Management, Labor Relations, and HR Planning and Acquisition from the Jose Rizal University.

He is a Management and Human Resource Consultant, Training Consultant, Seminar Facilitator and Speaker as he conducts programs on values, leadership, emotional intelligence, work-life integration, team alignment, career development, job hunting as well as sales and customer service.

Jesse was the Corporate Human Resources Head of the Philippine Daily Inquirer. He shifted career to become the Inquirer’s AVP for Sales – Classified Advertising and then was promoted as AVP for Industry Relations.

Jesse was the Editor of the Inquirer’s Working People Section and the Chairman / Editor of ECOP’s Philippine Employer Magazine.

He was the 2011 President of the Philippine Society for Training and Development (PSTD) and the 2016, President of the People Management Association of the Philippines (PMAP), currently the CFO of the Philippine Association of Professional Speakers (PAPS), and a member of the Board of Trustee of the Philippine Council of Associations and Association Executives (PCAAE).

Currently, he is a Training and HR Consultant of the International Labor Organization (ILO), ECOP and PMAP and teaches HRM subjects at the Masters in People Management, Lyceum Graduate School and San Beda, Alabang. He was recently bestowed Fellow in People Management by the Philippine Society of Fellows in People Management.


Register today and avail our early bird discount:

A 10% discount will be given if payment is received 7 days before the course commences. Payment on-site and walk-in participants will pay the regular fee.




February 18 @ 9:00 am
February 19 @ 5:00 pm
₱6000 – ₱8000
Event Categories:


ECOP Training


ECOP Boardroom
3F ECC Bldg. 355 Sen. Gil Puyat Ave.
Makati City, Metro Manila 1220 Philippines
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