I really liked this article by Jeff Haden, it is relevant to anyone who is going to be in a position of influence within a company, and alternatively it can be used by managers to take an introspective look at how they value certain aspects of their employees’ performance – either way it’s a useful read. I have summarized the questions below, but click the link to the main article to understand why they are good questions.
What do you expect me to accomplish in the first 60 to 90 days?
What are the common attributes of your top performers?
What are a few things that really drive results for the company?
What do employees do in their spare time?
How do you plan to deal with…?