Traditional interviewing averages only 19% predictive accuracy on future job performance. Ascend Profiles regularly coaches companies on behavior-based interviewing to ensure they are selecting the best candidates for each role in their organizations. The best predictor of what a person will do in the future is what the person has done in the past. Often, clients are concerned that the person being interviewed will not be prepared for a behavior-based interview.
The author of the article referenced below encourages those being interviewed to prepare for interviews by identifying specific situations from their work experience that highlight the attributes and behaviors that the company is looking for (based on the candidate’s research about the company and position). In other words, this author is recommending that candidates prepare for a behavior-based interview!