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Find the Right Wait Staff with These Interview Questions


Hiring is a tricky process because you need to get to know your future employee in and out just after a short interview. So what questions should you ask to get skin deep?

Generic questions like  “What is your biggest weakness and greatest strength?” may be ineffective at getting an honest response from your candidate but these questions might. At least they worked on me, because all my employees turned out to be loyal and hard workers. 

1. “What do you think we would achieve together a year from now?” 

This question will make sure that you are hiring someone that has done his research on your company and your company vision. It shows exactly how serious and invested they are in their role as well.

2. “What is your greatest success in your career in the F&B industry?”

Getting to know about the events and projects they have managed lets you know read into their working style and what they typically strive for. Most importantly, it lets you know whether or not they are able to fit into your team.

3. “What things do you typically avoid doing?”
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