Behavioral Based Interviewing

This is an introductory class for any individual responsible for interviewing and selecting employees. This session will guide you through the implementation of effective interviewing practices that allow you to deliver a consistent experience for candidates, focus on behavioral data and gain multiple perspectives, to ensure you select the most qualified applicants.

You will learn to:

  • Define behavioral based interviewing
  • Collect job relevant data in a legally defensible manner
  • Utilize the STAR method to capture interview responses
  • Evaluate candidate information to make quality hiring decisions

You will benefit by:

  • Learning how to create a positive candidate experience
  • Learning tips for creating a consistent structured selection process
  • Obtaining resources to assist with your selection process
  • Discussing best practices for talent acquisition

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Hiring managers or any individual involved in the selection process

Course Note:

Pre-registration with a shortcode is required as there is a $50 cancellation fee that takes effect two weeks prior to the course. If you attend the course, your department will not be charged.

Topic Area

  • Professional Skills

Domain and Expectation

  • People
    • Foster and promote diverse teams


  • Member of a Team
  • Leading a Team
  • Leading Multiple Teams
  • Leading the Organization


  • Level 2: Skill building


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Presenter: Varied