What is your favorite interview question to ask a candidate?
What would your current or most recent supervisor say is your greatest strength and weakness.
Why do you want to work for our company?
How do you feel about apologies, both giving them and receiving them?
"What direction are you hoping to take your career in the next 2-3 years?" ***This seems like a really basic question, but it tells me a lot about whether an employee is looking to take their career in a direction my company can support, or if they are just looking for a job to hold them over until they move on to their "real career".
Tell us about a significant personal or professional event in your life and tell us why it's significant.
Tell me about your greatest career regret?
If we reached out to (reference current supervisors name) what would he/she say you could improve upon?
What is you greatest weakness?
Tell me a little about yourself.
How did you find out about our company?
How would your most recent manager describe you as an employee?
Tell me about yourself.
What is your favorite movie?
What is the mistake you made in the past that you feel you learned the most from?
If I were to call your old boss, what are the three things he/she would tell me you excel at? Followed by, what would he/she tell me are your areas for growth?
Tell me about a time you made a mistake and how you handled it.
Tell me 10 ways to use a pencil other than for writing.
If you only had a limited time to live, how would you spend your time?
Tell me what valuing diversity means to you and how you apply that in the workplace.
What is the last book you read?
Why are you interested in my company instead of one of our competitors?
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