Building your Strategic Bench: Interviewing with Purpose

Building your Strategic Bench: Interviewing with Purpose
Presented by: John Goldberg, MBA, Lecturer UC Davis Graduate School of Management

To schedule an Open Enrollment Executive Education program, please contact Natalie Hull-Frazier.

Have you considered how your skills as an interviewer can impact the long-term success of your organization’s talent pool?

About Building your Strategic Bench: Interviewing with Purpose

Employee turnover is a major issue in business today. One cause of turnover is employee dissatisfaction caused by poor job fit. As a successful team leader or HR professional, knowing the skills needed to quickly and accurately access the fit of a new hire during the interviewing process is critical. In this learning lab workshop, you will learn the theory behind proper interviewing while building a strategic plan to enhance your interviewing skills and the success of your organization when it comes to bringing in new talent.

Who Should Attend?

This program has been designed for executives, managers, supervisors, HR professionals or team leads who are charged with the responsibility of interviewing job candidates.

Learning Objectives and Program Benefits

By attending this program, you will:

  • Gain an increased awareness of the role of the interviewer in the strategic hiring process
  • Learn an effective five-step process to prepare and conduct strategic interviews
  • Practice a proven, twelve-point system which will enable you to conduct insightful interviews that lead to successful new hires
  • Engage in role playing and experiential learning designed to allow you to practice, and then receive written and oral feedback, on your strategic interviewing skills

Program Schedule

  • Continental Breakfast: 8:00-9:00am
  • Morning Session: 9:00am-12:00pm
  • Working / Networking Lunch: 12:00-1:30pm
  • Afternoon Session: 1:30-4:30pm


  • Fee includes all program materials, education fees, continental breakfast, lunch and snacks
  • Special pricing available to UC Davis alumni.
  • Group pricing rates are available if registering two or more people from the same company at the same time.

Our Cancellation Policy:
Cancellations can be made by email to or telephone 530-752-6840. Cancellations made within 30 days of the program start date are subject to a charge equal to 1/2 the registration fee.
Cancellations made within 14 days of the program start date are subject to a charge equal to the full registration charge and no refund will be issued.