This is one of the most critical questions I ask in an interview.
Of course, you want to bring in employees with impressive achievements and qualifications. Still, a person’s future performance will largely be determined by how intentionally and systematically they develop their skills. So let’s spend some time digging into the question of learning during the interview process.
Ask the candidate about something they’ve learned recently and how they could apply it to the role you’re considering them for.
Be open-minded about what counts as learning. It is one of the most critical parameters to emphasize the importance of learning.