Behavioral Interviewing: Competitive Practices for Hiring Smart

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Now that you have completed SHRM's Behavioral Interviewing: Competitive Practices for Hiring Smart seminar, use the resources below to extend your learning beyond the classroom and to support your needs back at work. 


Behavioral Interviewing Guides

​​A Guide to Conducting Behavioral Interviews with Early Career Job Candidates 

This guide is designed to provide HR professionals and hiring managers with additional practical information about how to conduct effective behavioral interviews along with specific competency-based, behavioral interview questions for early career job candidates.

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A Guide to Conducting Behavioral Interviews with Mid-career Job Candidates

This guide is designed to provide HR professionals and hiring managers with additional practical information about how to conduct effective behavioral interviews along with specific competency-based, behavioral interview questions for mid-career job candidates.

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​A Guide to Conducting Behavioral Interviews with Senior Career Job Candidates
This guide is designed to provide HR professionals and hiring managers with additional practical information about how to conduct effective behavioral interviews along with specific competency-based, behavioral interview questions for senior career job candidates.

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​Templates

Critical Incidents

​Guidance for hiring managers as they gather critical incidents about a position on their team.

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​Ratings

A tool to help HR or hiring managers develop a rating scale and rating guide to assess the responses provided during a behavioral interview.

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​Interview Guide

A sample template designed to help HR prepare an interview guide with worksheets to distribute to all interviewers.

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​Behavioral Interview Questions

Guidance to help hiring managers develop lead and probing behavioral interview questions.

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Samples

​Interview Questions (Competencies/KSAs)

Sample questions designed to guide HR professionals or hiring managers assess the competencies of job candidates.

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​Sample Job Descriptions

Sample job descriptions which provide a starting point for hiring managers to view/reflect upon as they build their own job descriptions with their staff.

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Training Materials

Hiring Manager Training Course

PPT course template to use as a basis for preparing hiring managers to conduct behavioral interviews.

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​Critical Incident Worksheet

Worksheet used in conjunction with the Hiring Manager training.

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Developing a Rating Guide Worksheet
Worksheet used in conjunction with the Hiring Manager training.

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​Writing Behavioral Interview Questions Worksheet

Worksheet used in conjunction with the Hiring Manager training.

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