Korn Ferry: Going Deep, in the Interview

Interviewers today are increasingly afraid of asking anything that even feels personal. But according to Korn Ferry, to be a good interviewer, you must deviate from the script and ask some personal questions. It takes self-awareness and sensitivity, but unless you attempt to find out who people really are, you’ll never really make a connection.
Here are some personal questions and topics that interviewers should absolutely explore if they want to get beyond the superficial and find out who people are—and how we’ll they’ll fit with the team.
Where did you grow up and what brought you here?
Family questions
Passionate pursuits
What gets you excited about this job?
What are you working on now?
What happens next?

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