Sometimes an interviewer will ask you who you would hire if you were the employer.
By asking a question like, “If you were hiring for this job, what would you be looking for in an applicant?” the interviewer is trying to determine what you think the job is all about. This type of question can be a test to see if you know what you are getting into, and if you have done your research about the job.
This question might seem confusing, but it is easy to answer well if you think carefully about the job description and the company.
Read below for tips on how to answer the question, as well as sample answers.