February 27, 2024

1 min

4 ways to answer competency-based questions

What are competency-based questions? Competency-based interview questions draw on your real-life examples to highlight skills such as communication, teamwork, leadership, and adaptability, to name a few. For jobs where all applicants have similar qualifications, unique and creative answers to these questions can help you stand out. During your interview prep, you’ll need to learn how to answer competency-based questions – follow our guide to get started.

Common competency interview questions

A thoughtful company will inform you of the types of questions you can expect at  your interview. Take full advantage of this courtesy by preparing real-life examples that relate to the role you’re applying for and align with the values of the company. Here are a few examples of competency-based questions and answers.


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