Selecting the final candidate for a job requires careful attention. It's important to remain objective when assessing candidates, drawing on job-related data, rather than letting personal biases steer you away from your hiring criteria. Following a logical system in making your decision will mean you find the candidate who will make a strong contribution to your organisation.This course describes how to evaluate candidates using a structured and objective process. It also explains how to effectively check references and make an offer.

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This online course forms part of the SkillsNet short course suite.

Please note this course is only available to CPA Australia members.

Learning objectives

  • Recognise steps for evaluating a candidate after an interview
  • Recognise how to check references of candidates you have interviewed
  • Check references of a given candidate
  • Identify strategies for making an offer to a candidate


Anyone who wants to develop or refine their hiring and interviewing skills

60 Minutes

365 Days