Interview Tips

Interviewer Questions:

  1. Could you tell me about a time when you faced competing priorities?
  1. Could you tell me about a time when you were bored on the job?
  1. Could you tell me about a time when people didn’t see things your way?
  1. Tell me a time when you made a mistake in your previous job and how did you overcome it? 

5. Tell me a time you had to understand a new environment, team or organization. How did you get up to speed? 

Questions you can ask:

  1. What skills and experiences would make an ideal candidate?
  1. What is the single largest problem facing your staff and would I be in a position to help you solve this problem?
  1. What constitutes success at this position and this firm or nonprofit?
  1. “I know this company prides itself on X and Y, so what would you say is the most important aspect of your culture?”
  1. What is the most rewarding part of your job?
  1. What do the benefits and compensation consist on? Is there a total reward program? How long after the start date do my benefits become effective?