Closer Interview Questions
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Written by Kellie Lail
Updated over a week ago

Congratulations! You’ve received a completed IdealTraits personality assessment from a candidate. They have shown interest in the role and have taken the steps to move forward by investing their time and energy.

You can create an interview based on the assessment results. This allows you to dig deeper to get to know your candidate better to determine if the role fits.

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Below are questions to ask based on their personality result:


  1. How would your last manager describe your customer service/relationship-building skills?

  2. Walk me through your steps of building a business relationship.

  3. When was the last time you worked towards a tight deadline? Did you achieve it? If yes, what steps did you take? If not, why didn’t you achieve it? What would you change?

  4. What type of customers do you dislike selling to over the phone? In-person?

  5. When you lose a deal, what is your follow-up process?

  6. Describe when you wish you’d handled an issue differently with a client. What was the initial issue and how did you deal with the situation?

  7. At what point do you stop working with a potential client?

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