Chris Norris (GE/Bayer/Abbott) discusses the Behavioral Event Interview

I asked Chris Norris to discuss with me the BEI, you have to listen to this!
It will really help you as you encounter these types of interviews (which are growing in popularity)
Chris is a commercial leader who has documented performance excellence in various capacities including Vice President of Sales, National Sales Director and General Manager. He brings a diversity of experience in a multitude of Commercial roles having served with Abbott, Bayer and GE Healthcare.
Listen here to learn more about the Behavioral Event Interview (BEI):

If you find this audio valuable, will you tell me in the comments? (and forward it to others who might need to hear Chris’ special perspective).

Click here to view the transcript of the discussion.

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6 Responses to “Chris Norris (GE/Bayer/Abbott) discusses the Behavioral Event Interview”

  1. Brenda Patterson on September 26th, 2009 12:27 pm

    I thoroughly enjoyed this presentation! I would recommend that any interviewer or interviewee listen to it. Many valuable tips!

  2. Julie Ruth on September 28th, 2009 7:16 pm


    The values and competencies that Chris has pointed out can be important to anyone – whether s/he is seeking a new position or not. Achievement drive, conceptual thinking, champion for change plus the pointers such as specific questions provided e.g. questions such as “What are some of the adjectives that you would use to describe your ideal candidate” are all thought starters that I can use daily in preparation for my “elevator” conversations. So when I does come time for me to look for a new opportunity, I will be prepared to tell the story effectively.

    Thank you for sharing this .. and thank you Chris.


  3. Steve Dill on September 30th, 2009 2:52 pm

    This is a timely topic for anyone entering an interview for a medical sales opportunity. I have a complimentary 10-part series on strategies for excelling at behavioral interviewing on my blog. You may learn more at

  4. KarChi Ip on October 8th, 2009 4:04 am

    Thank you very much. It is very useful. KarChi

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