When I was in Information Technology, I loved interviewing Help Desk candidates. Not only did they have more personality in general (having to talk to people all day helps with that), but I got to ask them my favorite question: “Tell me how to tie my shoes.” The best candidates would ask whether my shoes had laces! After all, people who call for tech support don’t always ask the “right” question that will get them the help they need.
That said, it’s sometimes difficult for non-IT folks to interview the people who deal with technology day in and day out. When you’re looking for top IT candidates, you need to figure out whether they’ll be a decent culture fit as well as knowing their way around my butt. Our recruiters have once again supplied us with their favorite questions:
Any other favorite questions for Information Techology candidates?
“Server Porn” by Paul Hammond is licensed under CC BY 2.0.
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