Importance Of Interviewing During The Behavioral Interview

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During the Behavioral Interview
During the interview, if you are not sure how to answer the question, ask for clarification. Then be sure to include these points in your answer:
• A specific situation
• The tasks that needed to be done
• The action you took
• The results i.e. what happened
It 's important to keep in mind that there are no right or wrong answers. The interviewer is simply trying to understand how you behaved in a given situation. How you respond will determine if there is a fit between your skills and the position the company is seeking to fill. So, listen carefully, be clear and detailed when you respond and, most importantly, be honest. If your answers aren 't what the interviewer is looking for, this position
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We are seeing movement away from interviewers using the standard "50 most asked questions by college recruiters" to behavioral or situational questions. Employers feel they can better gauge a candidate 's fit for the position from hearing the responses it the behavioral/situational interview questions. The rationale for this type of interviewing is that past performance may be the best predictor of future performance, i.e., success on the job. As for the candidate, successful behavioral/situational interviewing requires slightly different preparation techniques. You must be prepared to answer the interviewer 's questions with stories and examples that demonstrate your assets and qualifications for the…show more content…
1. Describe the duties and/or responsibilities during your work and/or academic experience demonstrate you ability to do the job for which you are applying.
2. Describe situations during work, school, and campus affiliations where you demonstrated leadership qualities.
3. What skills and attributes do you bring to the job?
4. Give examples from work experience, classroom, and/or organizational involvement which demonstrate that you are creative.
5. Give examples from work experience, classroom, and/or organizational involvement which demonstrate that you are a self-starter.
6. Describe situations that demonstrate you have the ability to work with other people.
7. Given the opportunity, list the areas with respect to yourself that you would improve and how you would improve these areas.
8. Tell me about a time when you made a major sacrifice to achieve a work-related or personal goal.
9. Tell me about a time when you failed or failed to accomplish a goal you set for yourself and how you handled that situation.
10. Describe a time when you were under a lot of stress and how you handled

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