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Direct or Indirect: What's Your Route?

Direct or Indirect: What's Your Route?

How communication styles differ within cultures and impact decision making and working relationships.

Topic: Communication Learning Paths: Leadership, Personal Performance Type: Video Vignettes Suggested Industry Usage: Healthcare, Industrial & Manufacturing, Office & General, Retail & Hospitality, Government Other Topics: Diversity Dynamics, Inclusion / Equity / Belonging, Interpersonal Skills, Effective Leadership, Respect / Respectfulness, Workplace Civility Closed Captioned
Clarify Actions and Outcomes (Interviewing Tips)

Clarify Actions and Outcomes (Interviewing Tips)

Explanation of the probing strategy of clarifying actions and outcomes.

Topic: Management Learning Path: Leadership Type: Video Vignettes Suggested Industry Usage: Office & General Other Topics: Communication, Effective Leadership, Professionalism Closed Captioned
Create a Probe from a Job Task (Interviewing Tip)

Create a Probe from a Job Task (Interviewing Tip)

Interviewee is asked to describe a time when they were able to get another person committed to an important work goal. This video shows an example of an interview question and candidate response to prompt probing question.

Topic: Management Learning Path: Leadership Type: Video Vignettes Suggested Industry Usage: Office & General Other Topics: Communication, Effective Leadership, Professionalism Closed Captioned
Dealing with Sensitive Comments (from Fearless Facilitation! How to Lead Effective Training™)
Topic: Communication Learning Paths: Leadership, Personal Performance Type: Video Vignettes Suggested Industry Usage: Office & General Other Topics: Effective Training, Interpersonal Skills, Effective Leadership, Professionalism Closed Captioned
Follow a Verbal or Non-Verbal Lead (Interviewing Tips)

Follow a Verbal or Non-Verbal Lead (Interviewing Tips)

Explanation of the probing strategy of following a verbal or non-verbal lead.

Topic: Effective (& Legal) Interviewing Learning Path: Leadership Type: Video Vignettes Suggested Industry Usage: Office & General Other Topics: Communication, Effective Leadership, Professionalism Closed Captioned
Peer Today, Boss Tomorrow™: Communicate

Peer Today, Boss Tomorrow™: Communicate

This video provides an example on how to properly and appropriately communicate sensitive information (like layoffs or organizational changes) that impact a work team.

Topic: Successfully Leading Others Learning Path: Leadership Type: Video Vignettes Suggested Industry Usage: Healthcare, Industrial & Manufacturing, Office & General, Retail & Hospitality, Government Other Topics: Communication, Interpersonal Skills, Effective Leadership, New Supervisor, Professionalism Closed Captioned
Probe Based on Non-Verbal Cues (Interviewing Tip)

Probe Based on Non-Verbal Cues (Interviewing Tip)

Learn how to listen for words or phrases... clues... that will lead you to probe for the information you need. Or, an expression or gesture during an answer can suggest discomfort or conviction. Here you might probe based on non-verbals.

Topic: Management Learning Path: Leadership Type: Video Vignettes Suggested Industry Usage: Office & General Other Topics: Communication, Effective Leadership, Professionalism Closed Captioned
Probe for a Current Work Example #1 (Interviewing Tip)

Probe for a Current Work Example #1 (Interviewing Tip)

Explanation of the probing strategy of probing for a current work example

Topic: Management Learning Path: Leadership Type: Video Vignettes Suggested Industry Usage: Office & General Other Topics: Communication, Effective Leadership, Professionalism Closed Captioned
Probe for a Current Work Example #2 (Interviewing Tip)

Probe for a Current Work Example #2 (Interviewing Tip)

Example of interview question and candidate response to prompt probing question. Interviewee is asked about a time when they followed procedures when it wasn't convenient to do so.

Topic: Management Learning Path: Leadership Type: Video Vignettes Suggested Industry Usage: Office & General Other Topics: Communication, Effective Leadership, Professionalism Closed Captioned
Probe for a Current Work Example #3 (Interviewing Tip)

Probe for a Current Work Example #3 (Interviewing Tip)

Interviewee is asked to describe when they were especially successful in managing several important priorities? Example of interview question and candidate response to prompt probing question.

Topic: Management Learning Path: Leadership Type: Video Vignettes Suggested Industry Usage: Office & General Other Topics: Communication, Effective Leadership, Professionalism Closed Captioned
Probe for a Negative Example (Interviewing Tip)

Probe for a Negative Example (Interviewing Tip)

Another follow-up strategy is to seek contrary evidence. This is a fairly advanced technique for gaining representative skill information. When using the skill, ask for a negative example after you hear a positive answer. And vice versa ask for a positive example after you hear a negative answer. Seeking contrary evidence is simply about looking for representative information on skills ...successes and failures, positives and negatives, achievements and disappointments. Look for a well-rounded picture of the candidate's skills.

Topic: Effective Leadership Learning Path: Leadership Type: Video Vignettes Suggested Industry Usage: Office & General Other Topics: Communication, Effective Leadership, Professionalism Closed Captioned
Probe for a Positive Example (Interviewing Tip)

Probe for a Positive Example (Interviewing Tip)

A final follow-up strategy is to seek contrary evidence. This is a fairly advanced technique for gaining representative skill information. When using the skill, ask for a negative example after you hear a positive answer. And vice versa ask for a positive example after you hear a negative answer. Seeking contrary evidence is simply about looking for representative information on skills ...successes and failures, positives and negatives, achievements and disappointments. Look for a well-rounded picture of the candidate's skills.

Topic: Effective Leadership Learning Path: Leadership Type: Video Vignettes Suggested Industry Usage: Office & General Other Topics: Communication, Effective Leadership, Professionalism Closed Captioned
Probe for Actions Taken (Interviewing Tip)

Probe for Actions Taken (Interviewing Tip)

Example of interview question and candidate response to prompt probing question. Interviewee is asked to describe a time when they did a market research that was a meaningful influence on product sales.

Topic: Management Learning Path: Leadership Type: Video Vignettes Suggested Industry Usage: Office & General Other Topics: Communication, Effective Leadership, Professionalism Closed Captioned
Probe for Causes (Interviewing Tip)

Probe for Causes (Interviewing Tip)

Another follow-up strategy involves Clarifying Actions And Outcomes. Sometimes a candidate's answer will refer to what "we" did or what the "team" accomplished. With these types of responses probe for the specific actions taken by the candidate. You'll also hear answers with outcomes that were caused by the economy, a new product, or a financial commitment. You can then ask a follow-up probe to identify the specific causes of the outcomes.

Topic: Management Learning Path: Leadership Type: Video Vignettes Suggested Industry Usage: Office & General Other Topics: Communication, Effective Leadership, Professionalism Closed Captioned
Probe Into Verbal Cues (Interviewing Tip)

Probe Into Verbal Cues (Interviewing Tip)

Interviewee is asked to describe a recent programming challenge, which required they to be particularly systematic in developing a solution. Example of interview question and candidate response to prompt probing question.

Topic: Management Learning Path: Leadership Type: Video Vignettes Suggested Industry Usage: Office & General Other Topics: Communication, Effective Leadership, Professionalism Closed Captioned
Progressive Intervention (from Fearless Facilitation! How to Lead Effective Training™)
Topic: Communication Learning Paths: Leadership, Personal Performance Type: Video Vignettes Suggested Industry Usage: Office & General Other Topics: Effective Training, Interpersonal Skills, Effective Leadership, Professionalism Closed Captioned
Repeat the Question (Interviewing Tips)

Repeat the Question (Interviewing Tips)

Example of interview question and candidate response to prompt probing question. Interviewee is asked about a time when they had to deal with a difficult customer.

Topic: Management Learning Path: Leadership Type: Video Vignettes Suggested Industry Usage: Office & General Other Topics: Communication, Effective Leadership, Professionalism Closed Captioned
Return to the Target of the Question (Interviewing Tips)

Return to the Target of the Question (Interviewing Tips)

Explanation of the probing strategy of returning to the target of the question

Topic: Effective (& Legal) Interviewing Learning Path: Leadership Type: Video Vignettes Suggested Industry Usage: Office & General Other Topics: Communication, Effective Leadership, Professionalism Closed Captioned
Seek Contrary Evidence (Interviewing Tip)

Seek Contrary Evidence (Interviewing Tip)

Explanation of the probing strategy of seeking contrary evidence.

Topic: Management Learning Path: Leadership Type: Video Vignettes Suggested Industry Usage: Office & General Other Topics: Communication, Effective Leadership, Professionalism Closed Captioned
Whale Done! - Program Introduction with Ken Blanchard

Whale Done! - Program Introduction with Ken Blanchard

Ken Blanchard introduces the Whale Done! approach to building trust and positive relationships.

Topic: Effective Leadership Learning Path: Leadership Type: Video Introduction Suggested Industry Usage: Healthcare, Industrial & Manufacturing, Office & General, Retail & Hospitality, Government Other Topics: Communication, Interpersonal Skills, Effective Leadership, Professionalism, Sales & Service Closed Captioned