Special thanks to longtime BMP friend Charles Dominick, SPSM3 of the Next Level Purchasing Association for this guest post.
Welcome back to this series on improving procurement capability. In the previous post of this series, I covered how to find candidates for your procurement jobs. But finding procurement talent is easier than whittling the talent pool down to that one, perfect candidate. Let’s talk about how you do that.
Behavioral interviewing has become a classic interviewing technique. According to Virginia Tech University, behavioral interviewing is “a technique used by employers to learn about your past behavior in particular situations…Past behavior is a better predictor of future behavior than is speculation” about how a candidate would act in a hypothetical future situation.