Performance Based Interviewing (PBI) emphasizes the accomplishment of four basic interview goals necessary for effective results. They are:
1. Understanding the behaviors that lead to success in the job.
2. Crafting questions that permit the interviewer to determine the degree to which the applicant has exhibited the desired behaviors.
3. Conducting fair, legal and impartial interviews that elicit information on the applicants past behavior in the areas determined to be essential.
4. Ensuring the candidate understands the expectations of the supervisor and the organization.
These goals are accomplished through a 10-step process that starts with an analysis of the job and ends with selection of a qualified candidate. PBI combines the effectiveness of behavioral interviewing with structured interviewing.