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Structured Interviewing Online Training

Welcome to the Division of Personnel Structured Interviewing Online Training Resources. This is your gateway to learning how to become a more effective interviewer. The material and links provided here supplement the formal DOP Selection Interviewing class.

If you have any question, please contact the Division of Personnel Staffing Research Unit at (304) 558-3950 ext. 57206. You may also contact us by email.

Primary Online Learning Resources:

 Structured Behavioral Interviewing Presentation
An excellent overview of Structured Interviewing. This is in Flash format and can be completed in about 30-45 minutes. A great place to start!

 Structured Behavioral Interviewing Quiz  
A FUN quiz covering many aspects of Structured Interviewing. Test your knowledge and understanding of behavioral questioning techniques and more...

Other Resources:

Tips and a Great Video on Interviewing Persons with Disabilities
This excellent external site shows the correct and incorrect way to approach interviewing an applicant with a disability. You need this information!

Danielle's Story
Video about a young girls journey to overcome employment challenges and obstacles. It will amaze you!

Structured Behavioral Interviewing Toolbox (PDF)
This is a comprehensive 40+ page document you can download for use as a reference in learning structured interviewing. It contains example questions and rating forms. Topics here are covered in more detail than in the items above.

You should be aware that this is only a very small sample of the valuable information on interviewing available on the Web. We encourage you to use any search engine to explore topics such as: "structured interviewing", "behavioral interviewing", "job analysis", or "interview questions".

  Remember, online learning is for everyone.