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Executive Interview Questions


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When you are interviewing for an executive level job, some of the most important factors the company will consider are your leadership style and how it will fit in with company culture, how you would implement change and how you manage employees.

Here are a number of questions you might be asked during an interview for an executive level position.

Executive Interview Questions

How would you describe your management style?

What is the most difficult thing about being an executive or manager?

What are the methods you typically use to evaluate an employee's job performance?

Tell me about a time in which you brought productive change to a company. How did you implement this change?

Give us an example of a method you have used to successfully encourage/motivate your staff.

Describe your experience reading and interpreting accounting and financial reports.

What do you look for in an employee? What behaviors and performances do you expect of an ideal employee?

Tell me how you have created a shared purpose among people who initially differed in opinions or objectives.

Describe a time when you confronted an employee whose results were inadequate.

What did you do to increase company revenues at your current company?

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