Watch Don answer sample Behavioral questions. Learn how to answer behavioral interview questions using the STAR Formula. Employers love asking behavioral questions during the interview process because this type of questioning will does a better job of revealing your core competencies and is a great indicator of how well you’ll be able to perform this job.
Behavioral questions can be answered using the STAR formula and in this video, we break down the STAR formula and show you how to use it to your advantage to you are prepared to answer any behavioral question that comes your way.
How to Answer Behavioral Interview Questions Using the STAR Formula
STAR stands for:
Situation – Task – Action – Result
1. First, describe a work related Situation or Task that you needed to accomplish, and be concise.
2. Then describe the Action you took. Don’t tell them what you might do or would do, you need to tell them what you did.
3. Finally, describe what happened — the result. What did you accomplish? What did you learn? How much time or money did you save? And most importantly does your result solve the problem you described in step 1.
That’s the formula for answering any behavioral question.
Behavioral or competency-based interviews are simply a set of questions that ask you to talk about examples from your past work experience to help an interviewer figure out your strengths.
Behavioral interviewers will look for the three parts (Problem, Action, Results) of your answer and take notes about how you answered the question.
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