Behavioural interview questions examples
Several individuals have asked me if I can provide sample behavioural interview questions.
Below I have briefly defined what are behavioural interview questions. As well as drafted ten behavioural interview questions that could be used for students or members of the general public in the Government of Canada.
Remember that in behavioural interviews that the panel is looking for answers using the S.T.A.R. approach.
What are behavioural interview questions?
Behavioural interview questions are used to assess how a candidate would respond to various situations that may take place on the job based on their past experiences and how they responded.
1) In this position, you will be asked to write various types of briefing and correspondence material for senior officials. In your opinion, what elements are needed to depict a good writing style?
2) It is common to have tight and conflicting deadlines in this work environment. Describe a time in your past educational and/or work experience when you had tight and conflicting deadlines and how you managed your time.
3) Name a time in the past when you had to deal with a lot of stress? How did you overcome it?
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