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Interview Questions

Effective interview questions enable the employer to identify the prospective employee who is most qualified for the job. Especially behavior-based interview questions provide examples of what the candidate has accomplished and how he or she has reacted to various work situations in the past. Plan your interview questions to identify whether the candidate has the knowledge, skills, experience, education, and cultural fit that you need to fill your job. Here are sample interview questions.

Sample Job Interview Questions for Employers to Ask Applicants
While the interview may not deserve all of the attention that it receives, it is still a powerful force in hiring. The interview questions used are critical in magnifying the power of the interview to help you select superior employees. Feel free to use these sample interview questions.

What to Look for in Applicant Answers to Interview Questions
Looking for good answers to interview questions? This growing list tells you what to listen for as you interview prospective employees.

Communication Interview Questions
Need interview questions that will help you identify your prospective employee's skills in communication?These job interview questions will help you do just that.

Job Interview Questions That Are Illegal
Know which kinds of questions to avoid during your interviews? While not strictly illegal, these questions have the potential to put you in hot water about possible discrimination when you select your new employee. See some sample legal questions, too.

Interpersonal Skills Interview Questions
The following sample interview questions about interpersonal skills enable you to assess your candidates skill in interpersonal and work relationships. Feel free to use these interview questions in your own candidate interviews.

Leadership Job Interview Questions for Employers to Ask Applicants
Can you use interview questions that will help you assess your candidate's leadership skills? Here are sample leadership questions that you can use in your interviews.

Management Skill Interview Questions
These sample job interview questions about management and supervisory skills allow you to assess your candidates' skills and experience in management. Find sample questions.

Motivation Interview Questions
Need to know about what motivates your prospective employee? You can use these sample job interview questions to help you evaluate what motivates your candidate and how he motivates others.

Teamwork Job Interview Questions for Employers to Ask
Employers can use these sample interview questions about teams and teamwork to assess their prospective employee's skill in working in a teamwork environment.

Unusual Interview Questions
Are you interested in a new trend in interview questions - or perhaps an old trend newly revived? Lynne Sarikas, director of the MBA Career Center at the Northeastern University business school, believes that more and more businesses are asking unusual interview questions as part of their candidate job interview process. See sample unusual...

Favorite Sample Interview Questions
If you've interviewed candidates for jobs, you have interview questions that shine the spotlight on your best potential employees. Please take the time to share your favorite interview questions. And, tell us why you like the interview questions and what you seek in the candidate's response. Readers share their favorite interview questions.

What to Look for in Applicant Answers to Interview Questions About Management
The job interview questions you ask, and the interview question answers your candidate supplies, are crucial to your assessment of the candidate’s knowledge, experience, and potential cultural “fit” within your organization. Hiring a manager or supervisor presents a special challenge. Ideally, you want a candidate who has both management skill...

What to Look for in Applicant Answers to Interview Questions About Motivation
Motivation ranks high as a desirable characteristic or attribute in the employees you hire. But, how do you spot true motivation in a job interview? Especially, what is an employer listening for as candidates answer their motivation interview questions. The interview questions you ask, and the interview question answers your candidate gives are...

Interview Questions to Assess Decision Making Skills
Want to assess your prospective employee's skills in decision making? Use these sample interview questions about decision making to determine his or her experience and skill.

Interview Questions to Assess Planning Skills
Want to know the skill level of your prospective employee in planning? These sample interview questions about planning will help.

Empowerment Job Interview Questions
Want to understand the comfort level of your job candidates with the concept of empowerment? Use these sample interview questions about empowerment to find out.

Cultural Fit Interview Questions
Do you hire employees based on your assessment of their cultural fit? If not, you should be, based on their responses to interview questions like these. You want to hire the job applicant who, in addition to the required job skills and qualifications, exhibits the best fit within your organization's culture. The most successful hires fit both...

What to Look for in Applicant Answers to Interview Questions About Cultural Fit
Do you hire employees based on your assessment of their answers to interview questions that seek to understand their cultural fit? If you don't, you are missing a critical opportunity to determine whether the prospective employee will work successfully in your company. If your candidate has the needed job skills and experience, this is not...

Best Interview Questions to Ask Applicants
These are my best interview questions for employers. Reasons are provided for why these are the best interview question to ask in a job interview. Take a look at these sample best interview questions to ask.

Interview Questions to Ask Applicants for Human Resources Jobs
These are my favorite questions to ask potential Human Resources staff members. Take a look at interview questions for the HR pro and the beginner in an HR career.

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