How Is CBBI Different from Other Interviewing Styles?

When done properly, CBBI is different from the three interview styles discussed in Chapter 1 in at least seven ways.

1. CBBI is designed through a process—beginning with a job, function, and/or organizational analysis—to determine the competencies. Every question asked during a CBBI, then, can be traced back to the initial analysis. The purpose of every question and its contribution to the interview process—and the position—can be clearly and concisely explained. Because of this linked approach, interviewers do not ask irrelevant questions or any question that will not provide specific job-related, competency-based information.

2. Interview questions are planned and directly tied to the competencies ...

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