Regardless of the position and industry, you will be asked situational judgement and behavioural assessment questions. Employers will be looking for concrete examples of how your experiences and skills are applicable to the job and resolving the issue they have described. When answering, it is best to keep your answer concise and specific to what they asked.
Employers will be asking situational questions to determine how you will actually respond to similar situations if you were hired for the job. They will be looking to see if you are able to bounce back from obstacles and challenges and how well prepared you are to respond to them.
- Utilize the STAR method (Situation, Task, Action, Result) to answer the questions in a concise and specific manner.
- It would be helpful to go through your resume or CV and break down each experience using the STAR framework to have examples ready for your interview.
- Demonstrate your problem-solving process and communication skills while answering these questions
- Emphasize your experience, skills, and strengths to respond to challenges they have described.