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What are Behavioural Questions?

Behavioural questions are those asked during an interview to guage how candidates would respond in any given situation and what that response indicates about them. Behavioural questions are typically answered using the ‘CAR’ method: Context, Action, Result or the ‘STAR’ method: Situation, Task, Action, Result. They usually start with the interviewer asking “tell me about a time…” or “give me an example of…”.