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Forbes: How to improve competency-based interviews

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Competency-based interviews have long been considered a gold standard in hiring, focusing on skills, abilities and behavioural traits rather than solely on resumes.

However, with today's diverse, multigenerational workforce in mind, companies are starting to recognize the importance of ensuring their interviewing methods align with their candidates' expectations.

Adapting traditional competency-based interviews to cater to the modern workforce poses new challenges and opportunities.

South End Partners Founder & President, Casey Huebsch is featured in a Forbes profile sharing some proven strategies and techniques to improve competency-based interviews. 

His advice? Focus on future potential.

“Focus on a candidate’s future potential, not just work history. Competency-based interviews probe how a candidate approaches challenges. Hiring managers can use this approach to look for intangibles that can’t be taught, but that make or break if a person is going to succeed, regardless of their age. These include a desire to learn, grit, determination, curiosity, resilience and adaptability.

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