7 Suggestions for Asking More Powerful Questions
One of the best ways to mentor others is to ask rather than tell. By doing this, you help people discover their own insights.
A good question to ask is: "What can we learn from this experience that might be useful to us in the future?”
SIMILAR ARTICLES & IDEAS:
Grit- ask on how determined a person in pursuing his dreams.
Rigor- ask if there was a time he considered a data to make a decision.
Impact- ask for what he have contributed to any organization and his inspiration.
Teamwork- ask of his experiences on working with other people.
Ownership- ask for a time when he experienced "injustice".
Curiosity- Ask them something they have learned recently.
Polish- observe on how they keep confidently calm and humble.
Probe: give me an example…
Dig: who, what, where, when, why and how on every accomplishment or project
Differentiate: we vs. I, good vs. great, exposure vs. expertise, participant vs. owner/leader, 20 yard line vs. 80 yard line
Situation- What's the background of what you were working on?
Task- What tasks were you given?
Action- What actions did you take?
Results- What results did you measure?
This introductory question serves as an icebreaker to lend an easy flow to the conversation. It helps the recruiter to get to know you in terms of hard and soft skills.
It’s a great opportunity to demonstrate that you can communicate clearly and effectively.
Interviewers want to know how your answer about yourself is relevant to the position and company you’re applying for.
This is an opportunity to articulate why you’re interested and how your objective fulfills their goals. In order to do that, spend some time researching the company. If your answers resonate with them, it shows that you really understand the role.
Working remotely, especially when your team is distributed across the globe, means working asynchronously, that is, across time zones. This is a skill.
Don't assume that others know what you're talking about. Provide some clarifying context. Then, re-read your question, trying to identify the places that you make assumptions, and anticipate any issues that may result.
Include links to your references to ensure they're looking at the same thing you are.