STAR Method

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STAR Method of Answering Example Based Questions

The STAR (Situation, Task, Action, Result) format is a job interview technique used by interviewers to gather all the relevant information about a specific capability that the job requires. During an interview, many interviewers will ask for tangible examples of your experience.


Situation

  • What was the situation? This is a brief outline of the situation faced and your role.


Task

  • What were the main issues involve with the situation?
  • What needed to be done?
  • What task/s needed to be achieved and what was the desired outcome?
  • What obstacles had to be overcome?


Action

  • What were the steps you took to complete the task?
  • This will include allocation of resources, people involved etc.


Results

  • What was the outcome?
  • How did it change things at work?
  • What lessons did you learn from this event?



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