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Getting Hired. 10 Sample Marketing Job Interview Questions & Answers From HubSpot's CMO. Alright, everyone: I'm about to let you in on a few of my best-kept interviewing secrets.

10 Sample Marketing Job Interview Questions & Answers From HubSpot's CMO

In this post, I'll uncover the questions I use when interviewing candidates for inbound marketing positions. These questions are meant to assess candidates not only for their marketing talent, but also for who they are as people. Download our free marketing resume templates here to help you land your next job. Keep in mind that the best candidates aren't just qualified to do the job you're trying to hire them for. You want to look for people who are also passionate about marketing, fit with your culture, and show potential for growth at your company. Here's a quick look into my interview approach, followed by some of my best interview questions for you to adapt for your industry and hiring needs. My Interview Approach During interviews, I put a lot of stake into each candidate as an individual. Below are ten real interview questions I ask candidates for marketing jobs. Case-Style Questions. 12 Marketing Job Descriptions to Recruit and Hire an All-Star Team [Free Templates]

Are you ready to build your dream team of inbound marketers?

12 Marketing Job Descriptions to Recruit and Hire an All-Star Team [Free Templates]

Do you know what roles to fill and how to find the best people for the job? Hiring inbound marketers is fairly new and uncharted territory for many businesses straying from traditional marketing tactics. Step one is recognizing the need to invest in inbound marketing. The next step? Assembling an all-star cast of marketers -- a team of lean, mean, digitally fluent, content-creating machines to take your marketing to the next level. So how do you acquire this killer marketing lineup? Download our full collection of 37 marketing job descriptions here to build an all-star team of your own. Feel free to adapt, modify, and use them in your own search for your next all-star marketing team members. 1) Inbound Marketing Manager Job Description If your marketing department is just starting to make the shift to an inbound approach, it's possible you'll still need to prove the success of your inbound marketing program.

You’re Hiring All Wrong — ReadThink (by HubSpot) You’re Hiring All Wrong I’ve been in HR my whole life, and I’ve seen company after company mess up hiring.

You’re Hiring All Wrong — ReadThink (by HubSpot)

It all starts with the first step: putting together a job requisition. Here’s the real truth of how most managers approach that: 1) You either describe somebody who left that you wish hadn’t. 2) Or you describe a person with superpowers who doesn’t exist. 3) Or you write whatever it’s going to take to get it approved. Does HubSpot Walk The Talk On Its Culture Code? A couple of weeks ago, HubSpot shared our culture code deck ( — a document that describes what we believe and how we work.

Does HubSpot Walk The Talk On Its Culture Code?

The presentation, despite being 150+ slides long and on a topic that doesn't involve celebrities, cat photos or currently trending topics has been remarkably well received. It has had over 340,000 views. The Happiness Culture: Zappos Isn't a Company. The thing about Zappos is that it really might be a model for a new way to build and run a business.

The Happiness Culture: Zappos Isn't a Company

Okay, now that seems like a stretch at first glance for an on-line etailer who's major claim to fame is that they sell a ton of shoes. But if you read the Zappos CEO's new book, Delivering Happiness, you may come to believe that Tony Hsieh (pronounced: Shay) is really on to something. 7 Personality Questions for Interviews. How many of you have tried gauging a candidate’s personality during an interview?

7 Personality Questions for Interviews

How many of you were successful? Better yet, how many of you have said these words: “I really didn’t think he/she was going to be like that when I interviewed him/her!” Chances are a lot of you have been down that road; thinking you had a candidate’s personality down pat throughout the selection process, only to realize once they start that you were way off track. The good news here is that you’re not alone. We all know that personality plays a big role in the workplace, but we (sadly) don’t have the superpower of analyzing personalities at first sight! 7 personality questions to ask your candidates: 1. This question will reveal how adaptable/creative your candidate is. Remember, there are some roles where creativity and adaptability are important, and other roles that just don’t really leave much room for innovation. 2. Or what do you do when you are faced with an emergency or an unexpected situation? 3. 4.

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