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
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!
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...
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...