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Wednesday's Ask the Experts: Interview questions

January 20, 2010
Wednesday''s Ask the Experts question from a cleaning professional on the International Custodial Advisors Network (ICAN) "Ask the Experts" page: What would be some good custodian interview questions? I work in an educational facility.
The answer
Some managers are intuitively excellent judges of character. With just a few questions, they are able to accurately size up a candidate. Other managers prefer to use a list of questions as a guide during the interview process.
Here is a list of 48 questions which are useful for pre-employment screening of full-time cleaning technicians. Since not all will apply to your situation, highlight the ones you deem important.
Remember: It is much easier to disqualify a problem or questionable applicant than it is to terminate an employee once ... — Gary Clipperton, National Pro Clean Corporation
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