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 a candidate's skill, attitude and passion.
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
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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!
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...
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 out of perfecting companies’ hiring...