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?|