Questions to ask Candidates
#1 What are the 3 adjectives people may use to describe you? What are you known for? What do you get appreciated for?
#2 What is the one habit you are trying to change in yourself but haven’t been able to? Why?
#3 How often did you proactively ask for feedback from your seniors or peers?
#4 When have you failed? What did you learn from this experience?
#5 How have you improved as an employee through the years? How have you changed as a leader or manager?
#6 In what scenarios do you lose your patience?
#7 In five minutes, could you explain a complicated concept that you know well in simple words?
#8 If you didn’t need to work for money, which profession would you be in?
#9 What keeps you going at work? / What motivates you to come to work every day?/ How do you motivate yourself to get to work?
#10 How did you prepare for this interview? / What do you know about our organization?
#11 Who have you admired in your career and why? / Who helped you get where you are today?
#12 What do you value most in your jobs?
#13 How do you handle a situation where two people aren't working well together?
#14 Tell me about a time you disagreed with a manager’s instructions or point of view in the workplace. What did you do?
#15 Take me through a bad professional relationship you’ve had. Why didn't it work?
#16 If a restaurant served you the wrong dish or a dish not cooked to your satisfaction, what would you do?
#17 What's one piece of advice or knowledge that's changed your life and why?
#18 What do you rely more upon - hard work or luck? Why?
#19 If you had to finish multiple tasks by the end of the day, and there was no way that you could finish all of them, what would you do?
#20 If you were appointed as the CEO of the company, what is the first thing you would change?
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