The course explores Competency based interviewing. CBI is an essential part of the UNICEF recruitment and selection process because we want to know not just what you do but how you do it.

Learning objectives

The course will teach you how to:

  • Position your talents and skills to match a job announcement
  • Prepare for a competency based interview
  • Be ready for phone and Skype interviews


This course is suitable to all staff of any level of seniority.


It should take you about 30 minutes to complete this self-paced course. 


This course is composed of a single short self-paced animated module, including various examples and activities. 


This course is composed of five sections:

1. Doing your research

2. Answering CBI questions

3. Preparing questions for the panel

4. Nonverbal communication

5. Phone interviews

Contact details

Nina Segal, Senior Career Consultant: