How To Interview Candidates With Military Precision

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In this webinar, Matt Northrup, former military covert intelligence officer will take you on a journey through the use of military intelligence interview techniques. You will learn how to apply those same principles when interviewing candidates for roles in your workplace.  

This in-depth discussion is moderated by Darryl Praill, featuring Keynote Search's Senior Talent Associate Matt Northrup, alongside Welch LLP's Managing Partner, Micheal Burch.


Our experts will break down and discuss:

‣  Interview Preparation - setting yourself up for success

‣  Systematic Approach - why the military uses a system and why it works 

‣  Questioning Strategies - how to get answers with the right level of detail

‣  Assessing Candidates - Body language, detecting deception, assessing motivation

Matt Northrup

Talent Manager, Keynote Group

After spending 12 years in the Canadian Armed Forces, Matt transitioned into the executive search and recruitment world. With experience managing sensitive foreign intelligence assets in challenging environments, Matt brings a unique skill-set to Keynote Search’s already diverse team.

Matt relies on his experience working with the nuanced aspects of human nature in order to match great companies with great people. As was the case during his time as an intelligence operative, Matt’s process is anchored by trust and professionalism. 

Micheal Burch, FCPA, FCA

Managing Partner, Welch LLP

Micheal joined the Welch LLP team in 1978 after graduating from the University of Ottawa, where he received his Bachelor of Administration degree. He went on to receive his Chartered Account (CA) designation in 1981 and his Certified Financial Planner (CFP) designation thereafter. Micheal was made a partner at Welch LLP in 1993. In 2008, he took over the role of Ottawa office Managing Partner, a role he continues to fulfill. He is also the Chairman of the firm-wide Executive Committee.


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