Ace the Interview by Understanding Why Hiring Managers Ask Certain Questions

August 30th, 2010 by lewis

Understand why an interviewer is asking a particular question, and you’re more likely to provide a winning response.
The Business Insider recently featured an article called, The 8 Interview Questions You Need To Ask When Hiring. I’ve featured the 8 questions below. Read the article to understand the interviewer’s motivation behind each question.
  • How about those Yankees?
  • If I called three people who have worked with you, how would they describe you?
  • What makes you stand out from others?
  • Tell me about a time when you initiated a project that resulted in increased productivity.
  • What’s the toughest feedback you’ve ever received and how did you learn from it?
  • When have you been most satisfied in your career?
  • If you were in this job tomorrow, what are the first things you would do and in what priority?
  • Do you have any questions?

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