On a scale of one to ten, rate me as an interviewer.
Tell me something negative you’ve heard about our company?
Looking back on your last position, have you done your best work?
If you won $10 million lottery, would you still work?
“The Opinion Question” – What do you think about …Abortion…The President…The Death Penalty…(or any other controversial subject)?
What was the toughest part of your last job?
The “Secret” Illegal Questions like:"
"Is this person really able to handle the job?" or "Is he or she a ‘good fit’ at a place like ours?" or "Will the chemistry ever be right with someone like this?" etc.
The Illegal Question: your age…number and ages of your children or other dependents…marital status…maiden name…religion…etc???
“The Salary Question” – How much money do you want?
Sell me this stapler…(this pencil…this clock…or some other object on interviewer’s desk).
If you are an employeer then what do you look for when you hire people in your organization?
What are your goals?
What was the toughest challenge you’ve ever faced?
What’s the most difficult part of being a (job title)?
How many hours a week do you normally work?
What changes would you make if you came on board?
Have you been absent from work more than a few days in any previous position?
What was the toughest decision you ever had to make?
Who has inspired you in your life and why?