Where do you see yourself in five years?
Tell me about a time when you showed leadership.
What is your biggest weakness?
These are the standard questions that job candidates face during interviews.
And by now, everyone also has standard answers. (“My biggest weakness? I work too hard.”)
As you scale to the upper rungs of the corporate ladder, you are unlikely to field such hackneyed queries.
For leadership positions, it’s the softer skills that matter.
Quartz spoke with 10 CEOs and other senior execs about their interview techniques, and the one killer question they like to ask job candidates.
Their approaches vary, but all are designed to test a person’s mindset and mentality.
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EXCELLENT article that gives terrific suggestions on 10 questions that as a hiring manager you may want to seriously consider adding to your interview questions.
In addition, for candidates preparing to interview for upper management roles, it would be well worth your time, to give some thought to how best answer these questions.