Sales Leader 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:

Sales Leader:

  1. Tell me about a time you lost a deal due to talking too much. What happened? What did you learn?

  2. What steps do you take to ensure you are success at achieving your goals each month?

  3. Tell me about a time you had a miscommunication with a customer over price. How did you resolve it?

  4. Tell me about a time when you saw an issue and decided to handle it instead of waiting for someone else to fix it.

  5. Tell me about a time you disagreed with your manager. How did you handle it? Do you wish you had done anything differently?

  6. Describe a time when you bounced back after a failure.

  7. Tell me about a time you missed your goals. What happened? What did that experience teach you?

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