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Desired Employee Behaviors that Employers Seek from Job-Seekers in Behavioral Interviews


 

Here's a list of typical behaviors that employers might be trying to get at from job-seekers in a behavior-based interview.

 

Desired Job-Seeker Behaviors:

    Adaptability
    Communication-Oral
    Communication-Written
    Control
    Analysis
    Attention to Detail
    Decisiveness
    Delegation
    Development of Subordinates
    Energy
    Entrepreneurial
    Equipment Operation
    Insight
    Fact Finding-Oral
    Financial Analytical
    Flexibility
    Impact
    Independence
    Initiative
    Innovation
    Integrity
    Judgment
    Leadership/Influence
    Listening
    Motivation
    Negotiation
    Organizational
    Participative
    Sensitivity
    Management
    Planning and Organizing
    Practical Learning
    Presentation Skills
    Process Operation
    Rapport Building
    Resilience
    Risk Taking
    Safety Awareness
    Sales Ability/Persuasiveness
    Sensitivity
    Strategic Analysis
    Teamwork
    Technical/Professional Knowledge
    Technical/Professional Proficiency
    Tenacity
    Training
    Work Standards

 

Read our article, Behavioral Interviewing Strategies.

 

 

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