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Understanding Motivation-Based Interviewing: A Video Interview with Carol Quinn

What is motivation-based interviewing? Learn the 3 components ALL top performers share in common that enable them to achieve above-average results. When it c...

What Is Motivation-Based Interviewing?

Motivation-based interviewing (MBI) is a globally-used interviewing method that is simple, yet highly effective for hiring "High Performers." MBI training teaches interviewers how to assess the three components all High Performers share; skill, attitude and passion. Interviewers who use MBI can correctly identify job candidates who are self-motivated and willing to go the extra mile. MBI takes no extra interviewing time and can/should be used to fill every job opening.

Why Is MBI More Effective?

Traditional behavior-based interviewing training does an okay job teaching interviewers how to assess skills, but falls short when it comes to correctly assessing an candidate's motivation. That's a Big Deal!  Why? Hiring decisions based on skill alone produce mixed hiring results because it takes more than just skill to succeed. Think of skill as being analogous to a car. Think of motivation as its fuel. A car without fuel runs great...but only going downhill. Employees with the skill to do the job but not the self-motivation...  Read More


Instructor-Led MBI Training Options: 

Ideal For Individuals & Small Groups

Instructor-Led, Open-To-The-Public, Virtual
(Virtual Only, via Zoom)

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For 10+ People to Entire Organizations

Instructor-Led, Private MBI Classes
(In-Person or Virtual via Zoom)

THE FASTEST WAY - Online Web Course: 

For Everyone: Individuals to Entire Organizations

Interactive, Self-Paced, Tracks Multiple Learners
(Online, On-Demand)

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All Learners Receive This 82-Page Workbook!

Read What SHRM Wrote:

The word is getting out! So far, SHRM has published two articles featuring motivation-based interviewing. The Society for Human Resource Managers picks hot topics to write about at their annual conferences. MBI most certainly has their attention!

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Financial Times (MBI Article)

The Cure For ‘Have-a-Go’ Interviewers! Peter Whitehead talks to an expert in sorting out the genuine high performers from the rest: For Carol Quinn, it was inevitable that she would make her business all about perfecting how companies make hiring...

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Client Letter: MBI Results!

I read about motivation-based interviewing in a book written by Lee Cockerell (former Disney executive) and decided to give it a try. I absolutely loved it and implemented it company-wide. It is now mandatory (and company paid) for all...

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