Interviewing is as much of an art as it is science. The type of questions you ask during the interview is the difference between finding the perfect fit or making the wrong hire.
Behavioral-based questions, which lead to answers about how one might behave in situations involving people or projects, are essential to the interviewing process.
To avoid hiring mistakes that lead to conflict, bad culture fit, or a miscast, ask these behavioral-based questions to determine fit for the role and organization.
The beauty of asking behavioral and situational-based questions is that the candidate must dig deep and really think. These questions are challenging to answer on the fly or makeup, so you can be pretty certain the answers given are a genuine reflection of how they might behave in future situations.
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