Behavioral interview questions focus on characteristics such as teamwork, leadership, problem solving and so on. It is essential to be prepared to explain what you did, what you said and how you felt.

The behavioral interview is increasingly used by employers as a key part of the hiring process.

A traditional interview will typically involve questions such as, “What are your strengths and weaknesses?” or “Why do you want to leave your current role?”

The behavioral interview will focus on how candidates perform in given situations. The premise for the behavioral interview is that past performance predicts future behavior — i.e., how you performed in a previous job will inform the employer of your suitability for the current role.

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