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11 Revealing Interview Questions to Ask Potential Hires

Hiring mistakes are costly. We asked advisors for their go-to interview questions.

It’s hiring season.

As advisors reopen physical offices while managing fully remote workers, the challenges of filling vacant positions have never been more daunting. The job interview, for all its limitations, continues to be the most-effective tool for selecting the candidate with the best combination of analytical and client relationship skills.

It turns out that advisors who do a lot of hiring have favorite interview questions they believe help them determine if a candidate is a good fit. All the questions are variations of what are called behavioral interview questions. With behavioral interview questions, the answer is not as important as the conversation that the questions spark.

Check out these 11 interview questions and why the advisors who recommend them believe they are particularly powerful and revealing.

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