Remember getting nervous answering questions in a job interview? It was so important to give the right answers. Today you’re on the other side of the desk. Now it’s more important to ask the right questions. In today’s environment, you want more information about applicants than “What skills do you have?” You also want to know how they approach their work. Consider asking these interview questions to see if your next applicant might be a good fit for your small business.
In an interview, you want to find out not only what skills applicants have but also how they work. If they’ll interact with customers, you want them to have good listening skills. If it’s a fast-paced environment, you need to assess how they react to challenges.
Consider these questions to help you learn more about how your candidate works:
The interview can be an important part of your selection process. It’s your opportunity to learn more about what applicants can do and how they work. Help uncover this information by asking the right questions.