Competency-based interviews check a candidate’s skills of performing in a specific hypothetical situation. One needs to have a detailed knowledge of his or her area of expertise to answer the questions that the interviewers will ask.
- Organizations check communication, problem solving, and team work.
- Asking examples or creating hypothetical situations to check for these qualities.
- Multiple education-related or experience-specific questions are asked.
- Competency-based interviews can be quite challenging, as the candidate is required to provide detailed and specific answers to the interviewer’s persistent questions.