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What is a Competency Based Interview?

Competency based interviews are a style of interview often used to evaluate a candidate’s key competencies, particularly when it is hard to select on the basis of technical merit. Competency based interview questions aim to find out how a candidate has used specific skills in their previous experience and how they approach problems, tasks and challenges.