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Harvey Nash Interview

27 Questions and Answers Written by Ryan Brunner

Written on August 29th, 2019 | Ryan has over 10 years of experience interviewing
candidates in the healthcare, public service, and private manufacturing/distribution industries.
Question 1 of 27
What types of challenges have you faced in your career with mangers/leaders when faced with a difficult recruitment effort? Do you see this experience helping you in a consulting role?
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How to Answer
In this role with Harvey Nash, you will be consulting directors, managers and high level leaders on recruiting new talent into their organization and at times, you will be working with difficult leaders. Dig back on your experience to talk about a time or two where you had to use your knowledge and expertise to convince someone of a process or procedure that would be beneficial and talk about the great results it achieved. Your interviewer will be looking to hear that you can pull from past experiences to work with their clients moving forward successfully.

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Question 2 of 27
Do you have any experience in succession planning? If so, in what areas do you have specific experience?
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How to Answer
A key component to consulting services for leadership development is succession planning and for this question, your interviewer will be looking to hear what experience you have in this area and that you understand the key components to the succession planning process. If you have experience, be sure to highlight some examples and what role you played. If you don't have any direct experience in succession planning, be sure to research and be able to speak about the key components of the process.

Question 3 of 27
Talk about a time that you used data to your advantage during the recruitment process. How did this data lead to success?
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Year after year, data is becoming more readily available to HR and recruiting professionals and your interviewer is looking to hear that you are resourceful in utilizing data to your advantage in recruitment efforts. Think of a time where you used data to help improve a recruitment campaign or effort and be sure to explain why the data was important to helping in the success of the recruitment effort. Make sure your interviewer walks away knowing that you are a resourceful consultant that can be unique and creative with their clients at Harvey Nash.

Question 4 of 27
What knowledge do you have of differing leadership styles and how would you work effectively with each in this role?
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People that work their way through the ranks of the business world and find themselves in high level positions can lead with many different styles. For this question, be sure to do your research on the differing leadership styles and be able to speak about specific times you have worked with leaders with that style or how you would effectively work with each style. Make sure to speak to the importance of differing leadership styles equating to the need for an individualized approach to training leaders.

Question 5 of 27
Being successful in the consulting industry requires adaptability and the ability to learn a business fast. What would be your approach to help you learn the ins and outs of a new client?
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Harvey Nash contracts with businesses in different industries for their services and it is likely that your job would require you to learn the fine details of each business that you would work with. Demonstrate your ability to be flexible by giving examples of times you've had to do this during your career. As well, describe the approach that you would take to get the know the businesses you would be working with so you can apply your knowledge and expertise toward helping them.

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Ryan Brunner
Ryan has over 10 years of experience interviewing candidates in the healthcare, public service, and private manufacturing/distribution industries. Ryan has a long track record of recruiting, interviewing and hiring candidates at all levels of the organizations that he has recruited for. These include entry-level workers, professional workers, physicians and executive level leaders. Ryan has created and worked with many interviewing formats in the industries that he has recruited for and has reviewed resumes and cover letter's for all of the positions he has recruited for.
Published: 08/29/2019

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