What is a Behavioral Interview?

A “behavioral interview” or a “situational interview” is one in which you are asked to give a specific time that something occurred between you and a co-worker or customer concerning the topic of the question. Many state agencies will use this format and other employers may as well. The idea is that past experience and responses are a good predictor of future action. Today, we are providing you a link to a video posted by Soaring Career titled, “Successful interview #10: Behavioral-based interview questions”


Preparation is the key to a successful interview. The recommendations in this video can help you be prepared and shine!

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One thought on “What is a Behavioral Interview?

  1. Nicely explained. A lot of job seekers who have been out of the market for an extended period are unprepared for these types of questions. Thanks!

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