Workshop: Behavioral interviewing: How to reduce bias in interviewing through consistent hiring processes

July 29, 2022  //  FOUND IN: Updates & Resources

Training your interviewers is an important and often overlooked piece of a fair and effective hiring process. Well-trained interviewers protect your department from unintentional discrimination and ensure a process that results in better hires for your team.
All are welcome, whether you are new to interviewing, want a refresher, or just want insight into the interviewing process. 
This training will cover the following topics:

  • Behavioral based interviewing vs. traditional interviewing 
  • Evaluating/assessing candidate answers
  • Proper interview note taking techniques
  • Utilizing rubrics
  • Unconscious bias
  • Legal and illegal interview questions

Workshop objectives

After this workshop, attendees will be able to identify:

  • The difference between traditional vs. behavioral based interviews
  • How to implement the STAR Model
  • How to ask legal interview questions and avoid illegal inquiries
  • How to control and manage the interview

Date: Thursday, Sept. 15

Time: 9 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.

Location: Zoom


This workshop is hosted by the Office of Faculty Development but is open to all Michigan Medicine Faculty and Staff. If you are a person with a disability who requires an accommodation to attend this workshop or have questions about accessibility, please contact us at