What On Earth is a Competency Based Interview?
31st August 2020
A question we are often asked.
Mostly used in the final stages, in the following ways. Competency based interviews are used as a way to predict future performance.
This refers to personal attributes like; decisiveness, tenacity, knowledge, risk taking and integrity.
Question: Tell me about a time when your work was challenged?
Your ability to take charge; leadership, empowerment, strategic thinking, corporate sensitivity, project management and control.
Question: Tell me about a time you led a group to achieve?
Decision making abilities; innovation, analytical skills, problem solving, practical learning and attention to detail
Question: Tell me about a time when you identified a new approach to a problem?
Social competence. Most workplaces function in teams, the more collaborative you are, the more likely you will thrive.
Question: Describe a situation where you got people to work together?
Things that drive you; resilience, motivation, result orientation, initiative and quality focus.
Question: When did you work the hardest and feel the greatest sense of achievement?