Tag Archives: Job interview

Behavioral Interviewing

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Behavioral interviewing is a
widely used mode of job interviewing

A behavioral interview requires job seekers to relate stories and personal experiences about how they’ve handled challenges in the past.  Past behavior is a better predictor of future behavior.  It is said to be 55% predictive of future behavior.

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Interview Structures

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An interview is a meeting, typically in person, arranged for the assessment of particular qualifications.  When employers and potential candidates come together for an interview, both parties should equally interview each other.

There are many different types of interviewing structures.  This article focuses on the following four types: core competencies, situational interviews, patterned behavior description interviews and realistic previews.

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Interview Checklist

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A HR Professional is the gatekeeper to any organization. Sometimes, the first face that a potential candidate sees in a company is a face of the HR Department.  The role of HR in the company recruitment and interview processes varies from organization to organization…depending on its size, talent management and succession planning needs OR plans for future growth.

There can be a lot to cover to effectively and efficiently make the most of a first round interview.  Typically, you will want to do a lot of listening and you can open up the candidate’s dialog with a number of fundamental, behavioral style questions that can answer more than one question at a time.  For example:

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