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

October 7, 2022  //  FOUND IN: Updates & Resources

This workshop is open to faculty and staff.

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

This program is highly interactive.

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 / avoid illegal inquiries
  • How to control and manage the interview


Aisha Brooks, talent management specialist, Michigan Medicine Human Resources

Date: Tuesday, Jan. 31, 2023

Time: 1 p.m. – 2:30 p.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