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There are many questions that you may ask the candidate during the interview.
Following are some suggestions that will help you get to the heart of the
candidate's skills, ability to work well within your organization's culture, and
interest in the position.
Icebreakers: Begin with a few questions to put the candidate
at ease before delving into more pointed questions.
Traditional Questions: As these are relatively standard
questions, a candidate will likely have prepared responses to them. These
questions are best asked in the early phase of the interview.
Situational Questions: Discover how the candidate would
handle a variety of job-related situations and the process behind the action.
Behavior-Based Questions: These questions will provide
insight on how the candidate will handle difficult situations.
Leadership-Related Questions: Although geared primarily for
those in management or team-leader positions, these questions may also be
reworded to fit all levels of candidates.
Goal-Related Questions: These questions will help you
assess if the position aligns with the candidate's future goals.
Culture-Fit Questions: The work environment and culture of
each organization is unique. These questions will help you determine if the
candidate will perform well within your company's structure and department/team.