You are ready to hire the right staff to provide high quality, person-centered care and support services. You’ve made a short-list of candidates, and you want to move forward with values-based hiring. So now the question is: how does a values-based employment interview differ from a traditional one?
In a traditional interview, the questions are typically generic ones that focus on the past, such as:
Meanwhile, a values-based interview (VBI) goes beyond the ‘how’ and ‘why’ of decisions made in the past. Yes, VBI might make use of a past-orientated question such as “Can you tell me about a time in the past you had a conflict with a co-worker and how you resolved it?” But unlike traditional interviewing, VBI goes a step further and tries to uncover the reasons behind the behavior, and the lessons learned for the future.
Some examples of VBI questions might include:
When an organization uses VBI to select job candidates, it demonstrates an ongoing commitment to the values and behaviors which
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