Interviews usually concentrate on your experience or previous qualifications. However competence questions are becoming increasingly common. A competency based interviewer wants to know whether you have the right skills to take the position.
You might be familiar with certain interview types, for example telephone interviews or group interviews, but have you ever heard of competency-based interviews? Find out what they are and how to approach one.
Information about people’s abilities and competence has always been valuable when decisions are made about who should undertake some work, or who should be engaged to perform a particular role as part of a job. As a consequence, it is also valuable to have information about what courses of learning, education or training (LET) are designed to result in the acquisition of what competence.