A survey by Robert Half Finance and Accounting found that poor performance was the number one reason that resulted in a failed hire. A poor skills match was the second most cited reason. In addition, failed hires result from a "culture clash," where the new hire doesn't fit in with the company culture. Behavioral interviewing is an evidence-based approach for ensuring you hire the right person for the job, effectively minimizing all of these potential problems. Successful completion of this course will increase your ability to: use competencies to develop behavioral-based questions; recognize the characteristics of and effectively develop behavioral-based questions; explore useful techniques for reviewing resumes; identify the elements to look for in candidates' answers to behavioral-based questions; and follow a structured method for evaluating candidates objectively.