How to Answer Behavioral Questions

Two people in a meeting doing an interview for a job
Photo by Amy Hirschi on Unsplash

The first time I conducted an interview was as a supervisor at Starbucks over 20 years ago. Since then, I have interviewed people for engineering teams, project managers (PM), and even a few interns. Having conducted hundreds of interviews, I am still amazed when I speak to someone who is unable to answer behavioral or situational style questions. At a Starbucks, I can understand someone not knowing this style of questioning as…