• Why is this position open?  Why did the last person leave?
  • What key objectives would you like accomplished within the first six months? One year?
  • What are some of the long term goals for this position?
  • What will be the biggest challenges or problems that one will face in this position?
  • What significant organization changes do you foresee in the near future?  Expansion plans? 
    Reorganization? New markets?
  • What management strengths do you consider critical for this position? 
  • How do you describe your management style?
  • What career advancements are possible if I am successful in this position?