14 Revealing Interview QuestionsInterview questions: Everyone has them. And everyone wishes they had better ones. So I asked smart people from a variety of fields for their favorite interview question and, more importantly, why it's their favorite and what it tells them about the candidate. 1. "For me, the most important thing about interviews is that the interviewee interviews us. "The candidate should have enough strategic vision to not only talk about how good the year has been but to answer with an eye towards that bigger-picture understanding of the company--and why they want to be here." Randy Garutti, Shake Shack CEO 2. "Except with entry-level candidates, I presume reasonable job skill and intellect. "So, I concentrate on character and how well theirs matches that of my organization. "This question opens the door for a different kind of conversation where I push to see the match between life in my company and what this person needs to be their best and better in my company than he or she could be anywhere else." 3.