What Do You Look for In Your Hires?

Stock Traders Conducting InterviewInterview Question: As a manager, what do you look for in the people you hire?

You’re going to pick up a fair amount of insight into this candidate with the answers you receive. You’ll learn their management style, their preference for task doers vs. thinkers and independents, their value system pertaining to what makes up a talented staff member, and overall their perspective vs. yours on the right answer. Remember that the less information you have shared with them to this point about your values, needs, and perspectives the more genuine and untainted the response received.