A Behavior-Based Assessment and Interviewing Process

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“Workitect provided useful tools that can assist all levels of managers.” Tom Bledsoe, Regional HR Manager, Quality Health Strategie

The learning objectives of the workshop are to help participants: 

  • Understand the importance and impact of effective selection interviewing
  • Learn how to use a Position Description and a Competency Selector to determine which competencies to assess in selection interviews
  • Learn how to conduct Workitect's Structured Event Assessment Interview (BCAI)
  • Learn how to deal with problems encountered when interviewing
  • Learn how to score the BCAI for competencies
  • Learn how to compare candidates and make a selection decision

Who Should Attend

Executives, managers and team leaders in line or staff functions who are responsible for interviewing, assessing, and selecting internal or external candidates for positions.

The program will be particularly useful to participants from organizations with competency models in place or planned.

The Details

Interview Competencies


This one-day workshop teaches participants to use a competency-based process to conduct a structured behavioral interview and assess an individual's competencies. This assessment process can also be used to collect data for developmental coaching and career counseling.

Competency Interview Guides

Competency Interview Guides

A set of Workitect's Competency Interview Guides is included with the program materials.

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Advanced Competency Modeling

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Improve each person's performance in terms of their position-specific competencies, and the organization's overall performance against those competencies, through feedback, coaching and training.

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Meet the Instructor


Dr. Richard Mansfield

Senior Consultant with expertise in competency based job analysis, skills assessment, management development, selection, survey design and course development.  Formerly was Director of Research for McBer & Company / Hay Group, Vice President of The Altwell Group, and Chairperson, Educational Psychology for Temple University. Ed.D degree in Human Development and A.B. degree in Social Relations from Harvard University. Co-authored the book "The Psychology of Creativity and Discovery" and has published numerous articles.

Interviewing For Competencies

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Client Testimonials

“Excellent training for all levels of experience, from entry level to upper management. I’ve taken courses on recruitment and selection and this was an excellent condensed version.” Manager of Recruiting – Non-Profit Organization

“How to hire for critical competencies can be learned in one day—this seminar was fabulous!” HR Manager – Manufacturing Company

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