An interview is essentially a business meeting. The interviewer promotes the job and you promote the skills and experience you have to do the job. Like all meetings preparation is important.
These tips may help you prepare towards a successful interview:
A competency based interview looks at how you have performed a task in the past, to indicate how you may perform a similar task in the future. It looks at how you do things, not just what you do.
Competency-based questions focus on how a candidate has handled specific situations in the past.
This helps to give the interviewer a better understanding of what they can expect from a candidate in the workplace.
It is important that you give examples of actual situations you have experienced, or you may struggle to provide enough detail on the spur of the moment.
Competency based questions usually begin with phrases such as:
Updated: 15 March 2018