One of the typical interview question is: ‘Can you please describe Your Boss’?
Describing your manager or your boss is another tricky question that is generally asked by most of the interviewers.
Why do the ask the question about your previous direct manager/boss?
Basically, these are not questions, but ways to gauge your comfort level in discussing your previous jobs, as well as a way to evaluate your experiences at your previous place of employment.
If you show signs of complete dissatisfaction, the interviewer may think that you need the job desperately and it might reflect negatively toward your candidacy and/or salary package.
Therefore, if you are asked to describe your boss, you should answer the question in the most diplomatic manner that is possible.
How to Answer question about last job managers and co-workers
You can answer the question like this:
“My manager/boss was a good combination of professionalism and the personal touch. Having risen from the entry-level of an employee, he knew most of the problems that employees faced. He was a good leader and had strong communication skills.
He/She motivated me to come up with new ideas and always provided helpful feedback. He always set, changed, evaluated and monitored our work goals to improve our bottom line and I learned a lot from him”
The next questions could be – so, why do you want to leave your job?
Read further – why did you leave your current job?