Avoid Asking Leading Behavioral Interview Questions

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One of the biggest mistakes interviewers make when using behavioral questions is to give away the answer in the question. There are a few things to avoid, such as using loaded, and presumptuous language (adapt, successfully, balance, persuade etc) and instead using less presumptuous language. Here are a few questions to ask that will help identify job candidates that will solve instead of cause problems. To do this, stay away from leading questions, and ask more open ended questions ...

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Mastering the Dreaded “Behavioral Interview Questions”

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In our last blog post, “What is Behavioral Interviewing” we discussed what behavioral interviewing is and provided some example questions. In this post, we are going to discuss some ways of mastering answers to behavioral interview questions:

Know the Job Description – To better prepare yourself for an interview, you will need to know which soft skills and behaviors the employer is looking for in the job. So, your first step is to always review the job description ...

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What is Behavioral Interviewing?

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Do you ever wonder why you are asked certain questions in an interview and not really know why the question is being asked? There are a lot of interviewees that wonder the same thing. Why are some questions so basic and some require so much thought? Well, the basic questions are easy, the ones that require more thought are much more telling. The questions that require much more thought are behavioral interview questions. ...

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