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5 Interview Questions to Ask When Hiring for SEO

When it comes down to looking for a job in Utah, the market is getting tough. Utah is known for its great job market, but how many people actually fit into a SEO rock star? You need to make sure your new hire meshes well with everything you’re looking to add into the workplace. If your company is looking to hire a SEO, there are a few questions you need to ask during an interview to make sure he or she is a great fit for your Utah company.

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1. Tell me how to make a peanut butter and jelly sandwich:

1. Tell me how to make a peanut butter and jelly sandwich:

This may seem irrelevant, but what you are looking for in this question is how detailed they are. If they make you bored and finish the instructions in 10 seconds, they might not be that detailed. If you come out hungry after interviewing your potential SEO, then you have a detail-orientated person on your hands.

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2. What is a mistake they made as an SEO and what they learned from it?:

2. What is a mistake they made as an SEO and what they learned from it?:

Every employee makes mistakes and this should be a typical question in a job interview. This will help your company gauge what type of person they are potentially hiring and better understand how they overcome mistakes and issues that will arise.

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3. What exactly do you do for SEO?:

3. What exactly do you do for SEO?:

This gives your company a chance to see the style and work ethic of your interviewee. Everyone works different and uses a variety of techniques to get their job done. This is how you can determine if their techniques match with what you are expecting

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4. Can you provide me with examples of your work?:

4. Can you provide me with examples of your work?:

This will give you a first hand look into their portfolio, which they should have ready and eager to show you. You can discuss what ways and techniques they went about in order to finish the task. If you are impressed with their work you will know if you have a potential great fit for SEO, if not, well then you know the deal.

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5. How do you measure success?:

5. How do you measure success?:

What you are looking to hear is if your SEO hire and your company are both on the same page. This will help understand how they execute work and obtain goals to better improve the company and work atmosphere in general.

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