[IPAC-List] Time for Situational Interview Questions

Leilani Yan M. LYan at pbcgov.org
Wed Mar 13 15:56:08 EDT 2013

We agree with Paul, 10-12 situational questions in an hour, including a little time up front to orient the interviewee to the process.

From: Dennis Doverspike [mailto:dennisdoverspike at gmail.com]
Sent: Wednesday, March 13, 2013 3:42 PM
To: IPAC-List
Subject: [IPAC-List] Time for Situational Interview Questions

Following up on the recent discussion, does anyone have any benchmarks or recommendations as to how many good situational or behavioral interview questions can be asked per hour (and answered of course) or put another way - how many minutes per question?

Does it vary by the complexity of job? So is the time longer for managerial jobs? I would tend to guess so but not sure.

Dennis Doverspike, PhD., ABPP
Licensed Psychologist, #3539 (OHIO)
Independent Consultant
Professor of Psychology, University of Akron
dennisdoverspike at gmail.com<mailto:dennisdoverspike at gmail.com>

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