1. “What do you expect me to accomplish in the first 60 to 90 days?”
Terrific prospects wish to hit the ground running. They do not wish to invest weeks or months “learning more about the company”. They wish to make a distinction immediately. Plus they would like to know how they’ll be assessed – so they absolutely wish to comprehend goals and expectations.
2. “What are the common attributes of your top performers?”
Fantastic prospects likewise wish to be excellent long-term staff members. Every company is different, so are the essential qualities of leading performers in those companies. Perhaps your leading performers work longer hours. Or perhaps versatility and creativity is more crucial than following stiff procedures. Whatever the response might be, terrific prospects would like to know if they fit, and if they do, they absolutely wish to be a leading performer.
3. “What is the one thing that really drives results for the company?”
Workers are investments, and every staff member must produce a positive return on his income. (Otherwise why are they on the payroll?) Terrific prospects would like to know exactly what really makes a distinction for your business… since they understand assisting the business be to be successful they will likewise be successful too, on several levels.
4. “What do employees do in their spare time?”
Happy workers like exactly what they do, and like the individuals they do it with. Fantastic prospects wish to ensure they have a sensible possibility of fitting in with the culture – since fantastic prospects often have choices.
5. “How do you plan to deal with…?”
Every company deals with a significant difficulty: technological modifications, rivals getting in the marketplace, moving financial patterns etc. While a prospect might see your business as a stepping-stone, they still hope for development and advancement… and if they do ultimately leave, they desire it to be on their terms and not because you were forced out of business. A terrific prospect does not simply wish to know exactly what you believe; they would like to know exactly what you prepare to do – and how they will fit into those strategies.