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High-Impact Interview Questions by Victoria A. Hoevemeyer

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CHAPTER 1

Interviewing: The Way It Is (Warts and All)

Behavior-based interviewing, or competency-based interviewing, has been used in some organizations for as long as twenty-five years. Most organizations, however, continue to use a traditional interview format, which is sometimes interlaced with situational (also called scenario, hypothetical, or “what if”) interview questions. The new kid on the block that is making its way into interviewing is the brain twister interview question.

Before getting into competency- or behavior-based interviewing, let’s start by taking a look at each of the other interviewing techniques.

Traditional Interview Questions

Almost everyone is familiar with traditional interview questions. This would include questions ...

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