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Behavioral-Based Interview Questions

In a behavioral interview, you decide what skills are needed in the position. Then develop questions to find out if the candidate has those skills. Instead of asking how they would behave, ask how they did behave. You want to know how someone handled a situation, instead of what they may do in the future. Behavioral interview questions will be more pointed, more probing and more specific than traditional interview questions.  Consider asking a number of questions from the examples below:



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Last Updated: 7/21/10