The Integrity News
Vol. X No. 20
August 17, 2001
The Integrity Center, Inc.
Just ask your candidate to DESCRIBE THEIR MOST SIGNIFICANT ACCOMPLISHMENT.
Then, listen for the following. You will gain tremendous insight into
o The organization they worked for and
what it did.
o The numbers, facts, changes, amounts,
and other details, that they achieved.
o When it took place, and how long it took.
o The importance of this accomplishment
to that organization.
o Their title and role actually played.
o Why they were chosen for that task.
o The biggest challenges that they faced,
and how they dealt with them.
o A few examples of the leadership and
initiative that it took.
o Some of the major decisions they made.
o The environment and resources available.
o How the candidate got additional resources.
o The technical skills required to accomplish
o The team involved and all of the reporting
o Some of the biggest mistakes made.
o How the candidate changed and grew
as a person.
o What the candidate would do differently
if they could do it again.
o The aspects of the project they truly enjoyed.
o The aspects of the project that they didn't
especially care about.
o The budget available, and their role in
preparing and managing it.
o How they did on the project vs. the plan.
o How they had developed the plan.
o How they motivated and influenced others
with specific examples to prove the claims.
o Specific examples of how they dealt with
o Anything else that the candidate felt was
crucial to the success of the project.