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Get to Know Your Prospective Manager During the Interview Process

Evaluate if that person is a good fit for your work style

Q: As I'm interviewing for a new job, how can I do a better job of determining if a hiring manager is someone I would like to work with? I think I’m good at researching the organization to see if I like their mission and values. However, I am not as good at determining if my prospective supervisor is the right fit for me.

A: No matter how great the organization is or how excited you are about the job, if the two of you can't work together, the relationship probably won't last long.

Truthfully, even if you are fortunate enough to have multiple interviews, you don't have much time to really get to know each other. That can sometimes mean that the first time you actually meet your manager is when you start the job.

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