8 Great Interview Questions to Help You Find the Right Candidate

Posted in   Team   on  December 21, 2021 by  David Loke0
  1. Do you have written goals you want to accomplish and if so, tell me about them? You are looking for indications of maturity, focus, planning ability and desire for achievement.
  2. Where would you like to see yourself in five years?
  3. What is one trait you look for in a manager? With this question you are attempting to gauge their expectation and ascertain their preferred management style.
  4. Have you ever failed at something and if so, why did you fail and what did you learn from the experience? This question lends itself to a discussion on resiliency, personal responsibility and tendencies under pressure.
  5. Everyone has strengths and weaknesses as employees. What are your strong points for this position? This question gives them the opportunity to tell you what assets they bring to the table and how they see themselves fitting into your organization.
  6. What is the one thing you would improve about yourself? This question gives you an indication of his or her self- assessment capability.
  7. Who has been the greatest influence in your life and why?
  8. If you were to fail in this business, what do you think the reason would be?
About the Author David Loke

David Loke is the co-founder and CEO of ReadySpace, a Cloud Service Provider in the APAC region. In 2003, he started ReadySpace with the vision to provide customers with reliable, secure, affordable and simple online apps. It then evolved into what we call Cloud today. Being through a decade of running ReadySpace, it has now grown into a regional business serving business owners and its managers across various industries to their success.
Right now, he is taking his wealth of experience to help over 700 business owners as mentor and coach with an ultimate goal to multiply wealth creation.

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