For organizations, hiring is a risky game. Most of the time, they must determine if a candidate is going to make a good employee solely on the basis of a CV, a few interviews, and a reference check. Since there is so much that goes into employee performance and satisfaction, it’s impossible for hiring managers…
What’s the best way to excel in your senior executive job search? It’s simple: understand the perspective of senior-level recruiters, headhunters and hiring managers and use these insights to position yourself as the candidate that best meets their needs.
You’ve given it your all – you’ve handed over your polished CV, and answered every question to the best of your ability. But as a qualified candidate, it’s important to keep in mind that a job interview goes both ways. The HR manager sitting across from you is trying to gauge your potential fit at this company. However, you must also determine if this career opportunity will enrich and satisfy both parties. So when your interviewer asks, “Do you have any questions for me?”, it’s in your best interest to take advantage of the chance to dig a little deeper. Will you be happy at this position? Do you believe that your qualifications meet the expectations for this job? Will you be a good fit for the company culture? This is your opportunity to find out.
To avoid breaking into a sweat, and to make sure you show off your best self during an interview, today we present you with some of the most classic interview questions for senior managers.
Gustav Müller from InterKon Associates LLC is the next Headhunter in our series who shared insights on the job application market for senior professionals. From the key questions every vice president jobs’ seeker should be prepared for, to the aspects most critical on a resume: read the perspective from a top executive recruiter.