Questions for Hiring Managers

  • I would be curious about the best (or most successful) person you have hired in the past for this position and why he or she was successful. In what areas did he or she excel and in what areas could he or she have done better?”
  • How do my qualifications compare with others you are considering for this opportunity?
  • What would you like accomplished in the first 3-6 months? How will success be measured?
  • What is your management philosophy?
  • Tell me about someone who was promoted internally and how they were selected.
  • What do you like best about working for this company?
  • What are the challenges in this position?
  • Why is this position open?