InProject Management job interviews often include competency or behavioral questions. An effective way to frame your response is with the STAR Format.
This video is safe for viewing in the workplace.This is learning, so, sit back and enjoy
Your interviewer will want to assess your experience and how you actually handle situations – rather than your theoretical understanding of them. You should respond to these types of interview questions with a story-like response.
But the challenge is to keep your story focused on answering the interviewer’s question. This is when you can use the STAR technique.
The STAR Format is a proven method of answering tricky situational questions in a systematic way that allows you to give all the essential details.
When you are answering questions, be as specific as you can, without rambling or including too much information.
Here are our tips for preparing to use the STAR format in your next behavioral interview…
Carefully curated video recommendations for you:
I asked Project Managers in a couple of forums what material things you need to have, to do your job as a Project Manager. They responded magnificently. I compiled their answers into a Kit list. I added my own.
Note that the links are affiliated.
For more great Project Management videos, please subscribe to the OnlinePMCourses YouTube channel.
If you want basic Management Courses – free training hosted on YouTube, with 2 new management lessons a week, check out our sister channel, Management Courses.
For more of our Project Management videos in themed collections, join our Free Academy of Project Management.
For more of our videos in themed collections, join our Free Academy of Project Management.What is the STAR Format for Behavioral Interviews? | Video Click To Tweet
Dr Mike Clayton is one of the most successful and in-demand project management trainers in the UK. He is author of 14 best-selling books, including four about project management. He is also a prolific blogger and contributor to ProjectManager.com and Project, the journal of the Association for Project Management. Between 1990 and 2002, Mike was a successful project manager, leading large project teams and delivering complex projects. In 2016, Mike launched OnlinePMCourses.
Please log in again. The login page will open in a new tab. After logging in you can close it and return to this page.