What Is a Competency-Based Interview? - Examples & Overview


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What is a competency-based interview?

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1. Which of the following is another name for a competency-based interview?

2. Why use competency-based interviews?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Use this assessment to check your understanding of competency-based interviews. It will ask questions about the definition, steps, and purpose of this type of interview.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Students who want to be successful on this quiz/worksheet should consider the following topics:

  • The definition of a competency-based interview
  • Other names for competency-based interviews
  • The purpose of this interview
  • Steps in developing competency-based interviews
  • What the interviewer should do

Skills Practiced

The assessment will help students improve these skills:

  • Reading comprehension - read and pull the most critical information from the related lesson on competency-based interviews
  • Defining key concepts - correctly define competency-based interviews
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the purpose and development of this type of interview
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about what the interviewer should do

Additional Learning

For more information on this topic, check out the accompanying lesson, What is a Competency-Based Interview: Examples and Overview. It will help you achieve these goals:

  • Define competency-based interviews
  • Understand why this type of interview is important
  • Learn how to develop these interviews