You need to know that even in the middle of your
story, the interviewer may stop you and ask deeply probing questions
about the story. You need to have thought the story through very
well to be able to answer these. Obviously, if you are making up
your stories, you may indeed have a problem when the interviewer
begins to probe.
Choosing Behavioral Interviewing Techniques
Choose your behavioral interviewing techniques carefully. Here is what you might consider:
Behavioral interviewing techniques require you
to prepare deeply and thoroughly, and to have many stories at your
finger-tips. As you display your "behavioral competencies" through
story form, the interviewer will get to know you more deeply as
a person and business professional. If you enjoy the process of
story telling, I know you will master the art of behavioral interviewing.
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Bill Cole, MS, MA, a leading authority
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organizations and professionals achieve more success in business,
life and sports. He is also the Founder and President of the International
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professionalism and growth of mental game coaching worldwide. He
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and articles author, and has coached at the highest levels of major-league
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