Everybody know what the STAR method is (well almost everybody). But do you know how to get the best out of it? You may know the ingredients – but how do you get the right mix?
That’s like saying that you know how to bake a whiskey cake because you know what the ingredients are. Too much whiskey and…….
Some people spend too much time on the wrong elements of STAR. They will give you loads of situation but precious little real action. Interviewers like their interviewees to be like their Saturday nights – get to the action quickly.