Selecting and hiring the best people for your organization is one of the primary duties of a leader.

More often than most people like to admit, these selection processes bring us the “wrong” people. Getting selection or hiring wrong is an expensive, time-consuming and harmful error.


Why you should attend

  • Use the findings of social science research to understand effective strategies for identifying and hiring people who will improve the quality of your organization.
  • Examine all phases of the hiring process, from initial recruitment to the hiring interview and job offer negotiations.

Program highlights

  • Develop multi-stage hiring practices that assess applicants from multiple perspectives.
  • Effectively use valid measures of candidate’s personality traits and attitudes.
  • Conduct interviews in a way that accurately predicts future potential and performance.
  • ​Negotiate mutually beneficial job arrangements with candidates to reduce turnover.


Courses are held in Room 201 at the Johns Hopkins Carey Business School Harbor East campus, located at 100 International Drive, Baltimore, MD 21202.

Check-in and breakfast for this course is from 8:30-9:00am. The seminar begins promptly at 9:00am and ends at 4:00pm. 

The registration deadline is one week prior to the first day of a class, if seats are still available in the program.


This seminar is targeted to professionals involved in all stages of the hiring process.


Christopher G. Myers

Assistant Professor, Johns Hopkins University Carey Business School

Christopher G. Myers is an Assistant Professor in the Management and Organization discipline at the Johns Hopkins University Carey Business School, and Core Faculty at the Johns Hopkins Medicine Armstrong Institute for Patient Safety and Quality. He is also a Faculty Affiliate of the Center for Positive Organizations at the University of Michigan. His research and teaching focus on individual learning, leadership development, and innovation, with particular attention to how people learn vicariously and share knowledge in healthcare organizations and other knowledge-intensive work environments.

Chris’s research has been published in the Journal of Applied Psychology,Leadership Quarterly, Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Academy of Management Proceedings, and the Oxford Handbook of Leadership and Organizations. His work has also been recognized with scholarly awards from organizations including the Academy of Management, and has been featured in best-selling books such as Work Rules! by Google's Laszlo Bock, as well as in media outlets including Harvard Business Review, Forbes, Fortune, and Inc. magazine.


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$1500 for the 1-day seminar. This fee includes materials, gourmet breakfast and lunch and on-site garage parking.

JHU employees can submit for tuition remission for the entire cost of the course. JHHS employees receive a 20 percent discount on all seminars.

The new JHU tuition remission form is available online here. Please return completed forms to


Program Dates: November 1, 2017. Register now.
                          September 19, 2018. Register now.

To cancel or transfer your registration, please write to Registrants who do not cancel and do not attend the program will not receive a refund.

JHU employees should refer to the Non-credit Courses section of the Tuition Remission policies (available on the JHU Benefits page) regarding cancellation policies. Registrants not employed by JHU must notify the Office of Executive Education of cancellation at least two weeks prior to the program in order to receive a full refund.