Recruiter Interview Questions

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Recruiter interview questions

Your future high-performer is an innovative, experienced and dedicated people-person who asks relevant, intelligent questions. They’ll be tenacious and curious with solid organization and communication skills, plus they’ll be used to working in fast-paced environments. 

Top tip: Hire candidates you can grow with by making sure their personal career goals align with your company's mission.

Problem solving interview questions

  • What are your favorite candidate sourcing methods? What outdated methods have you dropped?
  • What were your biggest sourcing challenges in your previous roles?
  • Tell us about your fave candidate tracking tools.
  • What are the hardest roles to fill and why?
  • Describe your interview game plan. What are you trying to find out?
  • What does an awesome hiring process look like?
  • Describe your referral program experience. How did rewards, tech and engagement add to the program performance? Is there anything you’d change?
  • How could we improve our time-to-hire, cost-per-hire, and success rate? 
  • Describe the challenges of working with hiring managers.
  • How would you double your hires for next year while maintaining quality?

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