The questions you ask in an HR interview tell you a lot about a candidate’s work experience and their ability to fit in with the role and organization. Strategically ask questions that will help you identify pertinent information like skill capability, attitude, responsibility, and cultural fit. We spoke with several small business owners and human resources experts to identify the top interview questions you should ask in every HR interview.

1. Describe a time you had a conflict with a fellow employee and how you resolved it.
“One of HR’s main roles in any workplace is to help mediate these kinds of conflicts, so gauging the candidate’s familiarity and comfort with workplace conflict is key to finding the best candidate.” – Darrell Rosenstein, founder of The Rosenstein Group

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