Performing a behavioral based candidate interview

Some behaviors we want to understand during an interview are the candidates ability to remember details about the interview, the company, and incorporating information into answers.  We want candidates who can think critically about their answers and fulfill the requirements of the position.

Here is a typical flow for a behavioral based interview:

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Setting up a coaching relationship for success

Coaching for Success

When we coach others, we tend to coach for how we want the “coached” to behave based on our opinions. Lets not forget that we are not coaching people to work with us, but instead, to work with everyone.  This is called self-serving bias, in which, you as the coacher wants the coached person to behave to meet your needs.

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