TrainingBriefs® Interviewing: Probing Techniques
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TrainingBriefs® Interviewing: Probing Techniques

5 Minutes Level: Intermediate

During an interview, when a candidate's answer is a generality, self-promotional, not behavioral, isn’t complete or the candidate’s non-verbals don’t match what the candidate is saying, follow-up with behavioral probes to draw out more information. You discover that the specifics the candidate gives can be linked to job requirements.

Target Audience: Managers / Supervisors
Language: English

Features

  • Audio Narration
  • Interactive Exercises
  • Video
  • Post-Assessment

Learning Objectives

  • Learn helpful strategies to get the answer you need during an interview when candidates fail to fully answer your questions.
  • Understand how to draw out more information when the candidate’s answer is a generality, self-promotional, not behavioral, or isn’t complete.

Description

During an interview, when a candidate's answer is a generality, self-promotional, not behavioral, isn’t complete or the candidate’s non-verbals don’t match what the candidate is saying, follow-up with behavioral probes to draw out more information. You discover that the specifics the candidate gives can be linked to job requirements.

During an interview, a candidate will often give a lot of information about past events and performance without really providing useful information about current skills. Probing for more information will help you get the answers you need to make a good hiring decision.

Industry Settings

  • Healthcare
  • Industrial & Manufacturing
  • Office & General
  • Retail

Compatiblity Notes

  • Supports iPhone & iPad App: TrainingFlow™ App on iOS devices
  • Supports Android App: TrainingFlow™ app on Android devices
  • Supports Modern Browsers: Chrome 60+, Firefox 60+, Safari 12+, Edge, Internet Explorer 10+   YOUR SYSTEM
  • DOES NOT Support Legacy Browsers: Internet Explorer 10 and below are not supported


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