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HR Manager

HR Managers are responsible for managing employee relations, regulations, company tech and overall strategy, plus they’ll have an input in hiring and firing.

HR Manager interview questions

Your high-quality HR Manager candidate has a deep knowledge of HR and is awesome at managing people. They are experienced with great interpersonal skills (think: tact, diplomacy, and objectivity) and can develop long lasting relationships with internal and external bodies.

Top tip: Diversity is key for a thriving workplace. Keep an eye out for management and exec-level candidates from varying backgrounds and aim to eliminate bias from your hiring process.

Problem solving interview questions

  • What’s the highest-priority employee policy and why? How would you make sure the whole team complies?
  • What does company culture mean to you? 
  • What are your top three HR tools and why? 
  • Describe your hiring approach. 
  • What’s your ideal onboarding process? How would you ensure it reflects our business goals?
  • Tell us about a time you aced a complex HR project from start to finish.
  • Which benefits boost employee satisfaction and engagement?
  • How do you keep up-to-date with national labor laws (think: taxes, industrial laws, social security, health insurance)? 
  • Have you ever made a mistake that resulted in regulatory issues? What happened?
  • What’s the best way to resolve employee v upper-level management conflicts?

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