In a competency-based interview, the most important aspect is looking at the past experience of the candidate. For your information, past experience will give an accurate prediction on how a certain candidate will perform in the job he or she is applying for.
As a recruiter, you must carefully look at how applicants have dealt with issues in their previous work, what they have learned from the approach they used and how they carried out what they learned in future circumstances. To put it simply, you must be eager to hear the stories of the applicants’ past experiences.
However, you must ask them the right interview questions that will reveal their level of competency. Continue reading