300 Competency-based Interview Questions for Recruiters & Job Seekers

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competency-based interview questions Title: 300 Competency-based Interview Questions for Recruiters & Job Seekers

Author: Karin Schroeck-Singh

Year of Publication: 2017

Number of pages: 38

Price: £ 4.00



This eBook “300 Competency-based Interview Questions for Recruiters & Job seekers” provides very useful suggestions on what competency-based interview questions can be asked during a job interview. The 51 categories focus on the following competencies.

  • Adaptability/Flexibility
  • Analytical Skills
  • Assertiveness
  • Attention to detail
  • Collaboration
  • Commitment to task
  • Conflict Management
  • Control
  • Creativity/Innovation
  • Crisis Management
  • Customer Service Skills
  • Deadline Responsiveness
  • Dealing with Change
  • Decision Making
  • Delegation
  • Fact Finding
  • Follow Up
  • Goal Orientation
  • Impact
  • Independence
  • Initiative
  • Integrity
  • Interpersonal Skills
  • Leadership
  • Learner Attitude
  • Listening Skills
  • Logic
  • Negotiation Skills
  • Oral Communication Skills
  • Persistence
  • Planning and Organizing
  • Priority Setting
  • Problem solving
  • Rapport building
  • Resilience
  • Resourcefulness
  • Risk taking
  • Sensitivity to others
  • Staff Development
  • Strategic Planning
  • Teambuilding
  • Teamworking Skills
  • Technical and professional knowledge and proficiency
  • Time Management
  • Tolerance for stress
  • Versatility
  • Work Standards
  • Written Communication
  • Intercultural Skills


Who can benefit from this eBook?

  • Hiring Managers (they can get some concrete suggestions on what specific questions to ask when testing the competencies of job candidates)
  • Job seekers (they can get a better idea of what they could be asked during a job interview regarding their skills. Knowing these questions can help them to be better prepared and thus, make a more confident impression during the interview stage!)


An excerpt from this ebook can be found below.


–> Competence: Creativity/Innovation

  • In your last position, what good idea did you come up with that was implemented?
  • Think about a time when someone brought you an idea that was odd or unusual. What did you do about it?
  • Tell me about the most creative work-related project you have completed.
  • Give me an example of a time when you came up with a cost-cutting idea.
  • What do you do differently from others who have held your job? Why? How has this benefited your company? Be specific.
  • Describe an innovative idea you developed that led to the success of a company initiative.
  • Do you think of yourself as an “out-of-the-box” thinker? Can you give me a specific example of a creative solution that you came up with?
  • What is the biggest contribution you have made to the profitability of a business?


Buy this eBook now and be best prepared, no matter whether you are the interviewer or the interviewee! Thanks! 




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