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10 killer interview questions for project manager

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A project manager is someone who’s responsible for managing a team as well as projects. It’s a job of great responsibility. That’s why, hiring of a project manager should be done with extra care. We've compiled a list of 10 Interview questions that you need to ask while hiring a Project Manager.
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10 killer interview questions for project manager

  1. 1. 10 Killer Interview Questions To Ask While Hiring A Project Manager By ProofHub @ProofHub ProofHub.com
  2. 2. Finding a project manager who fits your unique needs can be a real challenge.
  3. 3. A project manager is someone who’s responsible for managing a team as well as projects. It’s a job of great responsibility. That’s why, hiring of a project manager should be done with extra care.
  4. 4. We've compiled a list of 10 interview questions that you need to ask while hiring a Project Manager!
  5. 5. Be smart, switch to ProofHub! Still stuck with emails for managing your projects?
  6. 6. TAKE A LOOK -
  7. 7. Tell us about your last project? 01
  8. 8. Asking about work history and experience of a candidate reveals a lot about him. This will let you know what he has achieved so far and what skills he’s good at. TELL US ABOUT YOUR LAST PROJECT?
  9. 9. What is your approach to managing a project? 02
  10. 10. WHAT IS YOUR APPROACH TO MANAGING A PROJECT? The question will give you an idea of the candidate’s attitude towards work and tell how he gets the work done. You’ll also get to know whether he gives his best at work or tries to find shortcuts.
  11. 11. Tell us about a conflict your team faced and how you solved it? 03
  12. 12. A very good question to ask when you want to know about the candidate’s problem-solving skills. Apart from that it will tell whether he can find a solution beneficial for all team members. TELL US ABOUT A CONFLICT YOUR TEAM FACED AND HOW YOU SOLVED IT?
  13. 13. Have you ever experienced project failure? What happened? 04
  14. 14. The best way to predict your future is to create it. A B R A H A M L I N C O L N HAVE YOU EVER EXPERIENCED PROJECT FAILURE? WHAT HAPPENED? This question reveals how positive the candidate is and whether he takes responsibility when something goes wrong at work. You also get to know what he does next to tackle such situation.
  15. 15. Are you familiar with project management software? 05
  16. 16. ARE YOU FAMILIAR WITH PROJECT MANAGEMENT SOFTWARE? A project management software has become an important part of business. An idea about project management software helps an individual in making it a part of his work. And once he learns using the software, his overall productivity increases.
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  18. 18. Describe your project management process. 06
  19. 19. DESCRIBE YOUR PROJECT MANAGEMENT PROCESS. Here, interviewers wants to know two things: 1. Are interviewee familiar with the process they use at their company? 2. Are interviewee a good communicator?
  20. 20. How do you motivate burnt out or bored team members? 07
  21. 21. HOW DO YOU MOTIVATE BURNT OUT OR BORED TEAM MEMBERS? Interviewers ask this to know how an individual keeps his team members motivated even when there’s work pressure on them.
  22. 22. What is the most important skill a project manager should have? 08
  23. 23. WHAT IS THE MOST IMPORTANT SKILL A PROJECT MANAGER SHOULD HAVE? This tells you about the approach an individual has while managing a project. By asking this question, the interviewer tries to know what skills the individual probably has.
  24. 24. Have you improved project management processes at your current firm? 09
  25. 25. Interviewer wants to know if the candidate can work towards making things better in projects or has the same approach in doing things. HAVE YOU IMPROVED PROJECT MANAGEMENT PROCESSES AT YOUR CURRENT FIRM?
  26. 26. How do you evaluate whether or not the team is on track? 10
  27. 27. HOW DO YOU EVALUATE WHETHER OR NOT THE TEAM IS ON TRACK? The interviewer will get to know if the candidate is familiar with software like project management system that help track progress at work.
  28. 28. Created by ProofHub.com Plan, Collaborate, Organize and Deliver projects of all sizes

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