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Competency Based Interview Tips

How to ACE your next Competency Based Interview

  1. STRUCTURE | Competency Based Interviews are effectively storytelling. Imagine you are telling a kid a story, it needs a START (once upon a time), MIDDLE, and END (happy ending). The 3 steps are called SITUATION, ACTIONS, and RESULT
  2. FOCUS | You MUST demonstrate certain actions and behaviours for each competency. If you don’t know what these are, you’ll ramble or lack focus. Therefore, you MUST know what each competency means
  3. SIMPLICITY | Don’t write pages of text. Instead, use mind maps to plot out what you will seay. This is less daunting, and it’s less likely that you will become overwhelmed with content

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