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Ten Minute Guide to Conducting a Job Interview by William W. Larson

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Chapter 7. Structured Behavioral Interviewing: Part 2

In this lesson, you learn how to develop effective behavioral questions and follow-up probes that get behind the resumé to explore a candidate's competency in key areas.

Plain English

Probe . A question or request that seeks specific information, clarification, or confirmation from a candidate being interviewed. Probes may be open or closed, depending on the purpose.

Learning to Ask Questions

Structured behavioral interviewing is designed to minimize personal impressions and focus instead on a candidate's actions and behaviors. That's important because successful hiring decisions are based on objective behavioral evidence demonstrating a candidate's proficiency with identified job-related skills—not ...

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