The module explores competency based interviewing (CBI). CBI is an essential part of many company's recruitment and selection process because they want to know not just what you do but how you do it. This module was created by UNICEF for prospective staff.

Learning objectives

The course will teach you how to:

    Position your talents and skills to match a job announcement
    Prepare for a competency based interview
    Be ready for phone and Skype interviews


This course is suitable to all staff of any level of seniority.


It should take you about 30 minutes to complete this self-paced course.


This course is composed of a single short self-paced animated module, including various examples and activities. The module is composed of five sections:

1. Doing your research

2. Answering CBI questions

3. Preparing questions for the panel

4. Nonverbal communication

5. Phone interviews