20 Interview questions that may make you pause to think...

  1. Give us three adjectives that describe you best?
  2. What would you like written in your obituary?
  3. What is your main weakness?
  4. How can you convince me that I can trust you?
  5. How do you measure success?
  6. How do your managers motivate you?
  7. What skills do you need to develop most?
  8. What is the biggest mistake that you have made?
  9. What is the biggest decision that you have ever had to make?
  10. Tell us about your worst colleague/manager?
  11. Describe an instance when your work was criticised.
  12. What do you think about being mentored?
  13. How would you handle a situation where you mentor recommended an approach that you disagreed with?
  14. Tell us how you would manage a conflict with a third-party provider, quoting your experience.
  15. What is the riskiest thing you've ever done?
  16. What makes you angry?
  17. Do you ever lose your temper?
  18. How do you cope with criticism?
  19. How do you manage upwards?
  20. What is the difference between management and leadership?

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