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Five Essential
Interview Questions
That will prove invaluable to any hiring manager
After taking your candidate through our set of
behavioural or competency-related questions, you
should then ask them these...
1. Why are you sitting
in front of me today?
Is your candidate running away from something old or
towards something new?
2. What are you looking
for in your next position?
Ask your candidate to create a ‘wish list’ for their next role.
3. What salary are
you on now?
Ask for proof - most people will typically stretch the truth
when it comes to their current...
4. Who else is involved
in your decision-
making process?
Nobody ever makes a decision about a job change
completely on th...
5. How will your hiring
manager react when
you resign?
This may seem like an odd question to ask a candidate, but
it will ...
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5 Essential Interview Questions To Ask Every Candidate

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There are 5 essential interview questions that will prove invaluable to any recruiter or hiring manager running their own internal recruitment process.

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5 Essential Interview Questions To Ask Every Candidate

  1. 1. Five Essential Interview Questions That will prove invaluable to any hiring manager
  2. 2. After taking your candidate through our set of behavioural or competency-related questions, you should then ask them these five essential questions.
  3. 3. 1. Why are you sitting in front of me today? Is your candidate running away from something old or towards something new?
  4. 4. 2. What are you looking for in your next position? Ask your candidate to create a ‘wish list’ for their next role.
  5. 5. 3. What salary are you on now? Ask for proof - most people will typically stretch the truth when it comes to their current salary
  6. 6. 4. Who else is involved in your decision- making process? Nobody ever makes a decision about a job change completely on their own. Find out who else is involved.
  7. 7. 5. How will your hiring manager react when you resign? This may seem like an odd question to ask a candidate, but it will reveal a lot about them.
  8. 8. Download the Complete eBook Click here to download The Complete Managers’ Interview Guide

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