Candidate Interview Questions - Peers

Are you (or one of the peers you have assigned to the interview) ready to answer the following candidate questions?

  • Why did you decide to join this company?
  • Were your expectations initially met?
  • Have your expectations changed over time?
  • Do you consider your company to be the ideal employer? (yes) Why? (no) Why not?
  • Do you enjoy working here? (yes) Why? (no) Why not?
  • Have you ever considered leaving the organization? (yes) Why did you decided to stay?
  • Tell me about a typical working day for you.
  • How many hours a day do you typically work?
  • Do you work weekends? How many and how many hours typically?
  • How much travel is involved in your job?
  • What is your honest opinion of your manager?
  • Is the employer truly committed to diversity? Can you give me any specific examples?
  • What do you consider to be your company's greatest strengths and weaknesses?
  • Do you have an employee stock purchase plan? What are the details? Do you participate?
  • Does the company support you in training? How specifically?
  • How much has been spent on training you in the past year?
  • What do you know now that you wish you knew before you started in your position?

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