Interview Questions: “What I really want to ask is…?
Sitting in an interview there are questions I really want answers to…but I know I can’t ask them. In this BLOG I have captured some questions that I really want to ask and come up with a better way of asking them so that I don’t end up in my lawyers office. Check it out and let me know if you have others that you want to ask but know you are not supposed to!
|WHAT YOU WANT TO KNOW
|WHAT YOU CAN ASK
|Why is the candidate searching for a job?
|Why did you leave your last position?
|Would this candidate enjoy working here?
|What do you need most in a good workable situation?
|Can this candidate learn our technology?
|Tell me about a time you needed to learn a new computer program? What was it? How did you go about learning it?
|Will s/he work hard for me?
|Tell us about a time when you had to go above and beyond the call of duty in order to get a job done.
|I am a small business and don’t have the time to train- how will this candidate manage?
|Have you worked in an environment with limited support? Tell us how you managed? How did you develop the tools you needed to work effectively and productively?
|Does the candidate smoke?
|This office has a non smoking policy and employees are not permitted to smoke during working hours, on the premises. Can you abide by this policy?
|Is this candidate a U.S. citizen?
|Are you authorized to work in the U.S.?
|Which religious holidays does s/he observe?
|Are you able to work with our required schedule?
|This candidate seems older than most, will s/he want to retire soon?
|What are your long-term career goals?
|Will this candidate be having children soon?
|Are you available to work overtime on occasion? Can you travel?
|How many sick days did the candidate take last year?
|How many days of work did you miss last year?