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Question 1 of 25

What type of employees do you find difficult to manage?

Management Interview Questions

  1. 1.

    What type of employees do you find difficult to manage?

  2. 2.

    Why do you believe you will have success at this position?

  3. 3.

    Tell me about a time when you were effective at managing multiple projects at once.

  4. 4.

    As a manager, how have you built successful teams in the past?

  5. 5.

    How many people did you supervise at your last position?

  6. 6.

    What has made you ready for the responsibility of managing others?

  7. 7.

    What personality traits do you look for in people you are hiring?

  8. 8.

    What would you do if an employee was not meeting their goals?

  9. 9.

    Tell me about a situation in which you had to lead a team member who did not like you.

  10. 10.

    Tell me about one of your worst supervisors you have had. What character flaws did they possess that made them a poor leader?

  11. 11.

    What do you see as the most difficult task in being a manager?

  12. 12.

    As a manager, what is your greatest weakness?

  13. 13.

    Tell me about a critical decision you have made that greatly affected your team's performance.

  14. 14.

    What do you believe is the biggest challenge you will face in this management position?

  15. 15.

    What do you think our company's biggest challenge is? How will you help with this need as our manager?

  16. 16.

    What do your team members think of you as a team leader?

  17. 17.

    As a manager, who has been your greatest influence?

  18. 18.

    How do you evaluate success among your team members?

  19. 19.

    What characteristics contribute to your success as a leader?

  20. 20.

    How do you effectively delegate tasks to your employees?

  21. 21.

    What type of goals do you like to set for yourself and your team?

  22. 22.

    When have you made a mistake delegating tasks to your team members?

  23. 23.

    How do you successfully motivate your team?

  24. 24.

    Have you ever had to fire an employee? What were the reasons for their termination?

  25. 25.

    Tell me about a situation in which your team began to unravel. How did you overcome the challenge and lead your team?