The purpose of behavioral interviewing is to assess the degree of fit for both the candidate and the company. Research shows an 80% success rate for predicting future performance and success when a comprehensive behavioral interviewing approach is effectively utilized, second only to on-the-job observation, such as an internship. Assessing a candidate based on responses to questions about future intentions and assumptions made about past experience can be dangerous and misleading. Using behavioral interviewing techniques allows you to go beyond the surface of past experience to explore the underlying competencies, skills and knowledge that a candidate possesses. This workbook provides definitions for 70+ different competencies, skills and areas of knowledge as well as a multitude of questions for each one so that you are able to effectively assess a candidate?s ability. It also outlines the key steps to take in conducting a thorough and successful behavioral interview.