Tag Archive: Behavioral Questions

When Should You Use a Smart Story?

SMART Stories are a way to create stories that highlight what interviews are looking for when asking behavioral questions. Here is a blog article I wrote detailing this more in the past: (Get SMART About Your Job Search)   SMART STORIES: S-Situation M-More (Metrics) A-Action R-Result T-Tie-In So, when do you know if you’re being …

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The Three Types of Interviews

Not all interviews are the same!  But knowing what type of interview you are undergoing might help you frame your responses. The Technical Interview (or, the technical portion of the interview) The questions cover the practical knowledge of the position. They would focus on your technical expertise, skills and abilities. This might include being given …

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More Compentencies in Demand by Employers (Part 4)

What are “competencies”? These are the capabilities, relevant knowledge and skills (such as technical and performance skills) a top performer would need to possess in order to be successful in the specific position. Behavioral interviewing is all about looking for competencies, so here are a few of the top competencies most sought after: 1. Problem …

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More Compentencies in Demand by Employers (Part 3)

What are “competencies”? These are the capabilities, relevant knowledge and skills (such as technical and performance skills) a top performer would need to possess in order to be successful in the specific position. Behavioral interviewing is all about looking for competencies, so here are a few of the top competencies most sought after: 1. Initiative/motivation …

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More Compentencies in Demand by Employers (part 2)

(adapted from Job Search Magic, by Susan Whitcomb) What are “competencies”? These are the capabilities, relevant knowledge and skills (such as technical and performance skills) a top performer would need to possess in order to be successful in the specific position. Behavioral interviewing is all about looking for competencies, so here are a few of …

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Competencies in Demand by Employers

(adapted from Job Search Magic, by Susan Whitcomb) What are “competencies”? These are the capabilities, relevant knowledge and skills (such as technical and performance skills) a top performer would need to possess in order to be successful in the specific position. Behavioral interviewing is all about looking for competencies, so here are a few of …

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