Targeted Selection®: Interviewer Knowledge Check

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Targeted Selection: Interviewer Knowledge Check

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The Targeted Selection process ends in a retain-reject decision.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    Which of the following actions should you not do during the interview opening?
    • A. 

      Greet the candidate.

    • B. 

      Explain the purpose of the interview

    • C. 

      Describe your plan for the interview

    • D. 

      Take notes

    • E. 

      Make a transition to the next part of the interview

  • 3. 
    What type of statement is this?“One time we had a minor quality problem with our product. It didn’t affectoverall quality, but it was noticeable. A rush order came in, and I had to decidewhether to send the defective product or wait for the next run and ship the orderlate. I decided to ship right away.” 
    • A. 

      Complete STAR

    • B. 

      False STAR

    • C. 

      Partial STAR

  • 4. 
    What type of statement is this? “I set priorities for what I want to accomplish, but these priorities are often changed by top management. I also have to adjust to new bosses and new procedures while trying to keep up with ongoing projects.”
    • A. 

      Complete STAR

    • B. 

      False STAR

    • C. 

      Partial STAR

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 5. 
    What type of statement is this?“One member of our work group went on medical leave for several months.There was no way to get a substitute, so we figured out ways to cover the work.We got through it OK. We didn’t miss one deadline.”
    • A. 

      Complete STAR

    • B. 

      False STAR

    • C. 

      Partial STAR

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 6. 
    What type of follow-up question is this?“Did you report the situation to your supervisor or just let it go?”
    • A. 

      Behavioral

    • B. 

      Theoretical

    • C. 

      Leading

  • 7. 
    What type of follow-up question is this?“How do you plan your day?”
    • A. 

      Behavioral

    • B. 

      Theoretical

    • C. 

      Leading

  • 8. 
    What type of follow-up question is this?“Can you tell me about the most recent time that happened?”
    • A. 

      Behavioral

    • B. 

      Theoretical

    • C. 

      Leading

  • 9. 
    During the close of the interview, you would ask additional questions you think willhelp you clarify and complete your notes. What else would you do?
    • A. 

      Provide your assigned information about the position, location, and organization, and ask if the candidate has any questions.

    • B. 

      Check the candidate’s motivation for the job, organization, and location.

    • C. 

      Explain the next steps in the selection process.

    • D. 

      All of the above.

  • 10. 
    You will uncover the most information about motivational fit when you are assigned the Motivational Fit target.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    When you uncover a mismatch in motivational fit, you should rate the candidate 2 (less than acceptable) or 1 (much less than acceptable).
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    Creating a timetable can help you gather the information you need from the candidate in the time allotted. What else can you do to manage the interview?
    • A. 

      Make procedural suggestions.

    • B. 

      Listen and respond with empathy.

    • C. 

      Prepare planned behavioral questions.

    • D. 

      All of the above.

    • E. 

      A and C only.

  • 13. 
    How would you rate the Decision Making target if you had one STAR, and in that example the candidate’s use of key actions met the criteria for successful job performance?
    • A. 

      N

    • B. 

      2

    • C. 

      3

    • D. 

      3I

    • E. 

      5H

  • 14. 
    How would you rate a target when the candidate’s use of key actions met the criteria for successful job performance and the STARs were similar to the job, recent, and had high impact?
    • A. 

      4

    • B. 

      2

    • C. 

      3

    • D. 

      3I

    • E. 

      5H

  • 15. 
    The real power of data integration is in the conversation and the sharing of perspectives.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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