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3 Surprising Interview Questions You Should Ask Every Potential Employee
Sep11

3 Surprising Interview Questions You Should Ask Every Potential Employee

The typical, “Why do you want to work here?” won’t really tell you want you want or need to know.

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12 Interview Questions To Ask Potential Executive Hires
Jul21

12 Interview Questions To Ask Potential Executive Hires

There is no better way to test the guts, authenticity and smarts of a potential new executive for your company than to ask her to look you in the eye and tell you what she thinks you – the CEO – should or could be doing better. If she falters and has no answer, it’s a deal breaker for me. If she comes…

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12 Questions Interviewers Want You To Ask Them
Jun16

12 Questions Interviewers Want You To Ask Them

It always worries me when a candidate isn’t interested in how we’re going to be able to pay them. I typically assume it’s because they either don’t feel comfortable asking (which implies they’ll hold back with their opinions in the future) or they haven’t thought about it (which suggests they’re not really…

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“Are You Expecting?” And 6 Other Questions You Can’t Ask A Potential Employee
Sep26

“Are You Expecting?” And 6 Other Questions You Can’t Ask A Potential Employee

Finding the right employee for the right position can be challenging. Even if a candidate’s resume looks good, it’s hard to know if a person is truly qualified for the position or whether they will be a good fit within your company. Spending time with a candidate during an interview is helpful, but even then…

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15 Interview Questions To Ask Your Next Hire
Aug01

15 Interview Questions To Ask Your Next Hire

At startups, everyone needs to pitch in, including doing the occasional administrative task. By asking prospective hires if they will make copies, you can identify those who have the “do whatever it takes” attitude that will help your startup succeed. I would want to know, first and foremost, that the…

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