Behavioral Interviewing: How to Reduce Bias in Interviewing through Consistent Hiring Processes

This workshop is open to faculty and staff.

Training your interviewers is an important and often overlooked piece of a fair and effective hiring process. Well-trained interviewers protect your department from unintentional discrimination and ensure a process that results in better hires for your team.
All are welcome, whether you are new to interviewing, want a refresher, or just want insight into the interviewing process. 
This training will cover the following topics:

  • Behavioral Based Interviewing vs Traditional Interviewing 
  • Evaluating/Assessing Candidate Answers
  • Proper Interview Note Taking Techniques 
  • Utilizing Rubrics 
  • Unconscious Bias
  • Legal & Illegal Interview Questions

This program is highly interactive.

Workshop Objectives

After this workshop, attendees will be able to identify:

  • The difference between Traditional vs Behavioral Based Interviews
  • How to implement the STAR Model
  • How to ask legal interview questions / avoid illegal inquiries
  • How to control and manage the interview


Aisha Brooks
Talent Management Specialist
Michigan Medicine Human Resources

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Upcoming Sessions

There are no scheduled sessions for this workshop.