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How would you describe the company’s culture and leadership philosophy?

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Can you please show me some examples of projects that I’d be working on?

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What is the single largest problem facing your staff, and would I be in a position to help you solve this problem?

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What specific qualities and skills are you looking for in the job candidate?

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Is this a new position, or did someone leave? If someone left, why did they leave or what did they go on to do?

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What is the typical career trajectory for a person in this position?

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What would you say are the three most important skills needed to excel in this position?

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Who would be my manager, and will I have the opportunity to meet him or her?

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Why do you like working here?

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What does a typical day or week look like for the person in this position? Is there travel, flextime, etc?

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How do you see this position contributing to the success of the organization?

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What do you think distinguishes this company from its competitors, both from a public and employee perspective?

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Does the company offer continued education and professional training?

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How can I best contribute to the department?

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What particular achievements would equate to success at this job? What would success look like?

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Are you most interested in a candidate who works independently, on a team, cross-functionally, or through a combination of them all? Can you give me an example?

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What is your ideal communication style with your staff? Do you meet regularly with your team, rely heavily on e-mail, use status reports or work primarily through other means?

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How do you see me as a candidate for the job in comparison with an ideal candidate?

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Do you have any concerns about me or about my qualifications that may prevent you from selecting me for the job?

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What is the next step? When do you think you will be making a decision?

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