Posted: January 28th, 2011
During the economic downtown, some firms have begun to use new interview techniques to assess candidates. There has been discussion of identifying core competencies and utilizing more behavioral interview questions. Check out this recent article by Vivia Chen about the firm McKenna Long & Aldridge who has begun using psychological testing in the interview process. The lesson for students: take the time to fully prepare for your interviews! This means not only researching the employer, but also spending time up front doing the necessary self-assessment to be fully aware of your own values, skills, and interests.