Analytics & Business Intelligence

What to Ask in an Interview

Behaviorally-based interview questions solicit concrete skills, experiences, and abilities of candidates. Question examples are organized based on the BI competency they align with in the spectrum of skills.

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General Questions
Draw out a candidate's attributes, personality, abilities, and BI experience

Data Reporting
Related to data modeling and knowledge, querying, and reporting

Related to predictive modeling, in-depth knowledge of business operations, systems thinking, and data visualization

Project Management
Related to project requirements planning, customer relationship management, work planning, and resource management

Change Management
Related to situational/cultural awareness, communication design and planning, and business process management

Strategic Planning
Related to linking goals to process, visioning, mentoring, and scenario planning