Leading Your Company into the Future: Interviewing for Management Positions

  By Henry Glickel  |    Posted on Friday August 5, 2023 at 08:00:09 AM

Category: Articles

Interviewing candidates for a management position can be an intriguing process.  And in this competitive, dynamic world finding the right leader to guide and inspire a team is crucial for organizational success. As you embark on this journey to fill a top position, it’s important to explore the intricacies of selecting exceptional individuals who not only possess the necessary qualifications but also align with the values and vision of your company.  We’ve rounded up six interview questions to help uncover the key factors that make a candidate stand out; their leadership style, problem-solving prowess, and potential to drive growth.  There is no top secret formula to assemble a powerful management team.  It takes preparation and an understanding of what your organization needs to help shape the future of your organization.  

  1. Why do you want to manage people?


  1. As a manager, what methods would you use to keep informed of your employee’s activities? How would you use this information in charting your department’s direction?


  1. What methods do you use to get the maximum effort from those who report to you?


  1. What management situation is personally most difficult for you?


  1. Even a successful operation has room for improvement. In what areas would you want the employees under you to improve in the next six months? What can you do as a manager to facilitate that improvement?


  1. Do you make any special service efforts that might distinguish your performance from other managers? If yes, can you tell me about this? If no, What role does customer/member service play in your managerial efforts.

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