Human Resources and Security Specialists should use this tool to determine the correct investigation level for any covered position within the U.S. Federal Government.
A structured interview is an assessment method designed to measure job-related competencies of candidates by systematically inquiring about their behavior in past experiences and/or their proposed behavior in hypothetical situations.
Generally speaking, structured interviews ensure candidates have equal opportunities to provide information and are assessed accurately and consistently.
Structured interviews are popular because they are more personal than other assessment methods. Other benefits of structured interviews are:
For information about how to develop and conduct a structured interview, please view the Structured Interview Guide.
Access this training video to learn more about how to develop and conduct a Structured Interview