Behavioural questions are one of the most common questions used as they allow candidates to demonstrate how they’d approach a certain situation. They enable candidates to answer using the STAR method:
How does the STAR method work?
Below are some examples of behavioural questions:
- Provide an example of a time when you faced a difficult problem at work. How did you solve it?
- Describe a time when you were under a lot of pressure at work. How did you react?
- Tell me about a mistake you’ve made. How did you handle it?
- Share an example of a time you had to make a difficult decision. What did you do?
- Explain a situation where you used data or logic to make a recommendation.
- Tell me about a time when you disagreed with your boss. How did you resolve it?
- Describe a time when you had to deliver bad news. How did you do it?
- Tell me about a time you worked with other departments to complete a project.
- Share an example of a time when you failed. What did you learn from the experience?
- Tell me about a time when you set and achieved a specific goal.