5 Questions To Ask Your Next New Hire

Hiring new talent is exhilarating and scary at the same time. You have the ability to bring new blood onto the team. Your hope is this new team member will help your organization thrive.

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Then there’s the fear. Fear the team member won’t fit your organization’s culture. Or that his skill set may not be what you need.

These two emotions clash and can bring anxiety to the hiring process. However, with proper vetting, you can discover whether or not a potential new hire will be a good fit.

5 Questions To Ask Your Next New Hire

There are certain questions you can ask of people to discover who they really are and what they can bring to your team. Knowing the right questions to ask of a new hire can be your saving grace.

5 Questions To Ask Every New Team Member

Onboarding a new team member can be a difficult task. You have to train them, integrate them into the team, and get to know them.

Each of these things can be hard in and of themselves. Combine them, and the task is overwhelming.

That’s why you need to have an arsenalĀ of questions ready to ask new employees.

 

These questions aren’t meant to be an interrogation. Rather, the questions leaders need to ask of new employees are to get to know them and where they’re going to fit into the organization.

5 Questions To Ask Every New Team Member

1. How do you like to work?

Asking how do you like to work lets you know how the employee does their best work. Do they do better working in an open office environment or are they an introverted employee and like to work alone?