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Behavioural-Based Interviews

General Electric uses behavior interviews.The thought process behind this is that past behavior is a predictor of future behaviour. Based on the list of behavioural based questions that are listed on the following link, do you think there are any weaknesses to this type of interview?


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Are there any weaknesses to this type of interview that you can think of?

"Behavior-based employment testing uses written tests and interviews that can potentially reveal critical information about an employee, especially with regard to that employee's work ethic and personality" (Lawrence, 2012, para 1). The employee candidate is often given scenario based questions about how they would handle that particular in an attempt to identify past behaviors which are often believed to be predictive of future ...

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A discussion regarding behavioral-based interviews including an assessment of any weaknesses of this type of interview. 268 words, 1 reference.