It's hard to get past the usual "where do you see yourself in five years?", but we've noticed some more useful options to find out if your next candidate is a good fit.
Photo: Hero Images/Getty Images1. The question: So you're a Yankees fan. If you were the team's owner, how would you make them better?
The expert: Bonnie Zaben, chief operating officer of AC Lion Recruiting, told Bloomberg Businessweek that was her top choice.
The reason: "I ask the applicant about their hobbies, and then we do role-play. I want to see how they think quickly and compose coherent presentations. Are they recommending specific player changes? Can they quote stats to back up a position? Can they present a cogent argument in five minutes without dead air? You'd be surprised." Seven more options from hiring experts.
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2. The question: What three to five things do you need to be successful in this job? What are the deal killers?
The expert: Kristi Hedges at Forbes.comRead More »from The Best Job Interview Questions We've Heard