Top questions to ask a candidate in an interview

  1. Get them to describe their current role, this should be something they know very well and they will be able to calm their nerves at the same time.
  2. What do you like about your current role
  3. Why do you want to leave your current role
  4. How do you think your manager will feel about you leaving
  5. Could you be persuaded to stay in your current role if they paid you more
  6. What are your strengths for this role
  7. What are your development areas for this role
  8. What is your current salary
  9. What is your desired salary exception
  10. What is your contractual notice period
  11. What do you know about our company
  12. Why do you want this role
  13. Why should we employ you
  14. How would your current/previous manager describe you at work