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30 Facebook Questions and Answers by on July 16th, 2021

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Facebook is passionate about delivering an awesome candidate experience. We believe that starts with the first conversation a candidate has with us. How will you ensure that the candidates you reach have an exceptional experience?

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Recruiter Interview Questions

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    Facebook is passionate about delivering an awesome candidate experience. We believe that starts with the first conversation a candidate has with us. How will you ensure that the candidates you reach have an exceptional experience?

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    Facebook Recruiters are entrepreneurial by nature. How do you embrace an entrepreneurial mindset as it relates to recruitment?

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    Facebook Recruiters work diligently to find and engage unique and passive candidates through creative sourcing techniques. Discuss one innovative recruitment technique you have heard of recently that you would like to try.

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    Recruiting in the technology industry requires a broad depth of knowledge. As a Facebook Recruiter, you may be recruiting for a position with which you are unfamiliar. How do you quickly learn industry terminology for roles that are new to you?

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    As a Facebook Recruiter, you will support an exemplary candidate experience at every stage of the process. Tell me about your approach to earning trust with candidates.

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    If hired for this Recruiter position, you will improve and scale Facebook's recruiting operations and results continuously. As a current candidate, what aspect of our recruitment process would you improve immediately?

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    As a Facebook Recruiter, you will screen hundreds of resumes to determine appropriate next steps. What do you look for in a resume to determine if a candidate should be shortlisted?

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    If hired, you will specialize in top pillar recruitment for roles such as Product Management, Product Design, User Research, and Analytics. Walk me through the type of positions you have filled in the last 12 months.

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    Facebook Recruiters proactively recommend and drive process improvements that impact candidate identification and engagement. If hired, how will you contribute as a thought leader for Facebook's recruitment team?

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    Tell me about a mistake you made in the recruitment process. How did you fix the issue, and what did you learn from the situation?

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    As a Facebook Recruiter, you should have a broad understanding of human resources topics and recruitment best practices. Walk us through your related education and training, and describe how it will benefit you in this role.

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    Facebook is looking for a Recruiter with a proven track record of building strong working relationships with leaders and influencing cross-functional partners. Do you consider yourself a persuasive person?

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    As a Facebook Recruiter, you will know how to prioritize business needs and push back on stakeholders when appropriate. Tell us about a time when you influenced hiring practices.

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    Facebook seeks a Recruiter experienced in partnering with hiring managers, interviewers, and team members throughout the hiring process. How do you help your current company to make sound hiring decisions?

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    Facebook Recruiters are consultative in nature and leverage their interpersonal experience to communicate across all levels of the organization, internally and externally. In which ways do you act as a partner and consultant to your colleagues?

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    Facebook is looking for a Recruiter with experience mapping target companies, leveraging open source communities, and using creative sourcing techniques. Tell me about a time when you utilized your industry network to source exceptional talent.

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    Facebook seeks a Recruiter with impactful and strategic diversity sourcing and recruiting experience. If hired, how will you help Facebook continue to improve its diversity recruitment plan?

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    Facebook seeks a Recruiter with a proven interest in learning to identify and engage diverse talent. Name one creative idea you have that could enhance Facebook's diversity recruitment strategy.

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    Facebook Recruiters must have an in-depth knowledge of full-cycle recruitment. Please walk us through your experience in full-cycle recruitment, including sourcing, screening, engaging, and closing candidates.

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    As a Facebook Recruiter, you will establish and maintain meaningful relationships with management and key cross-functional stakeholders. Tell me about a time when you collaborated with an internal team on hiring initiatives.

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    As a Facebook Recruiter, you will be asked to facilitate and lead meetings, present key initiatives, and discuss projects with department leaders. Tell me about your experience in giving presentations to groups of decision-makers and stakeholders.

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    In this Recruitment role, you will carefully assess candidates to determine appropriate next steps. When first interviewing a candidate, what do you believe is the most critical question to ask?

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    Facebook has a world-class team working together to help drive our ambitions and scale to the next level. If hired as a Recruiter, how will your experience and approach benefit Facebook?

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    Facebook conceives practical and creative ways to surface leading talent. What do you know about our sourcing strategies, and how will your approach be complementary?

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    Facebook is looking for a Recruiter who will evolve into a subject matter expert in diversity recruiting. What training have you completed related to D&I in recruitment, and how will you continue expanding your diversity recruitment knowledge?

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    In this role, you will partner closely with a community of Facebook Recruiters to build the team's new recruiting approach. What do you believe are the most critical areas to focus on when changing the recruitment landscape in the tech industry?

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    As a Facebook Recruiter, you will regularly manage pipeline activity, maintain data integrity, and proactively share data-centric updates with internal stakeholders. How do you currently use data in the recruitment process?

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    What do you believe will be Facebook's biggest recruitment-related challenge in the coming years? How will your skills and expertise help us to overcome this potential challenge?

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    Facebook seeks a Recruiter who can 'Be Bold' and also 'Move Fast.' How do you react when you and your leadership team disagree on the quality of a candidate, and it sets your search back?

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    Name one thing you could improve in your recruitment approach.