You’ve prepped endlessly for that upcoming interview and still feel worried?
You memorized all of the most common job interview questions (and came up with your answers).
...But you’re not just there yet.
You still need to prepare for the behavioral interview questions.
And in this guide, we’re going to teach you how!
Read on to learn about:
What are the behavioral interview questions and how are they different from the usual questions?
How to answer ANY behavioral interview question with the STAR method
21+ most common behavioral interview questions (and how to answer them)
What’s a Behavioral Interview Question?
Behavioral interview questions are questions based on how you acted in a specific situation.
They’re meant to gauge how you react to stress, what’s your skill-level, and how you conduct yourself in a professional environment.
They also allow the interviewer to get a much better understanding of you as a candidate.
Just about anyone can answer a question like “what’s your greatest strength?”
Not everyone, however, can answer a question like:
“Can you tell us of a time when you went above and beyond the line of duty?”
After all, to answer such a behavioral interview question, you really need to have some serious work experience and achievements.
Here are a few other popular examples of behavioral job interview questions:
Give us an example of a goal you failed to meet, and how you handled the situation.
Tell us of a time when you took a risky decision and it didn’t pay off.
Pretty simple, right?
So, to recap, behavioral interview questions are questions based on how you behave in specific situations.
Interviewers usually use them to gain a better understanding of you as a candidate. Down to how you react to stress, what’s your skill-level, and how you behave in professional working environments.
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