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When asking questions on the candidate's unique contribution..

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

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SituationWhat's the background of what you were working on?

  • Intellectual ability
  • Communication
  • Leadership
  • Effectiveness within the company culture
  • Knows what users want
  • Strategic/Analytical Thinking
  • Technical background
  • Entrepreneurial spirit

is about  finding people who share the high-performance work ethic and belief in the company’s mission. If they don't, then they aren't fit.

Grit- ask on how determined a person in pursuing his dreams.

Start with this question: What motivates you and what do you want to do next?

  • Let them shine first. Let the candidate share a project they are proud of to have a sense of what excites them.
  • Then make them uncomfortable. Ask them about experiences or times when they were somehow out of control. 
  • Calibrate your results on how the int...

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