Do you struggle to give concise answers to interview questions? Are you unsure how to share your accomplishments during an interview without sounding boastful? The STAR interview response technique can help. Using this method of answering interview questions allows you to provide concrete examples or proof that you possess the experience and skills for the job at hand.
STAR stands for Situation, Task, Action, Result. Using this strategy is particularly helpful in response to competency-focused questions, which typically start out with phrases such as, "Describe a time when..." and "Share an example of a situation where...."
Read below for a more detailed description of the STAR interview response technique, and examples of how to best use it.