Temporary Staffing Recruiter Mock Interview

To help you prepare for your Temporary Staffing Recruiter interview, here are 30 interview questions and answer examples.

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What is your most successful strategy in attracting new candidates for your clients' temporary positions?

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List of 30 Temporary Staffing Recruiter Interview Questions & Answers

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  1. 1.

    What is your most successful strategy in attracting new candidates for your clients' temporary positions?

  2. 2.

    How do you maintain relationships with your clients?

  3. 3.

    Name one thing you could improve in your process, as a Temporary Recruiter.

  4. 4.

    Recruitment requires a lot of selling. Do you have any sales training?

  5. 5.

    How is your recruitment performance measured in your current role?

  6. 6.

    When a problem requires a quick solution, how do you respond?

  7. 7.

    What is your current temp-to-hire ratio?

  8. 8.

    Do you like being around people?

  9. 9.

    Why would a client prefer to hire a temp over a permanent employee?

  10. 10.

    When interviewing a temp candidate, what is the most important question you could ask?

  11. 11.

    What approach do you take when telling a candidate that they did not get the job?

  12. 12.

    How often do you look for opportunities to approach potential new clients?

  13. 13.

    In which industry are you best versed, when it comes to temporary staffing needs?

  14. 14.

    Do you have experience using an ATS? Which applicant tracking systems do you know best?

  15. 15.

    What would you do if a client asked something unethical of you?

  16. 16.

    Tell me about your experience in terminations.

  17. 17.

    Walk me through your process after receiving a new job order.

  18. 18.

    Tell me about a time when you were unsuccessful in filling a job order. How did you handle the situation?

  19. 19.

    Which technology and tools you do lean on most often during your day?

  20. 20.

    How would you make an average candidate appear more attractive to a client?

  21. 21.

    What do you believe to be the most significant change in recruitment this year?

  22. 22.

    Temporary staffing can be highly frustrating at times. How do you cope with the fact that you are always putting out fires?

  23. 23.

    How do you like to be recognized for your accomplishments?

  24. 24.

    When have you had to shift your priorities in response to sudden changes?

  25. 25.

    Tell me about a time when you had to make a decision without all the information you needed.

  26. 26.

    Do you consider yourself a persuasive person?

  27. 27.

    Are you comfortable being paid on a 100% commission basis?

  28. 28.

    What could your current employer do for you that would have prevented you from looking for a job?

  29. 29.

    When was the last time you contributed to a team effort and what was your role?

  30. 30.

    What questions do you have for me?