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5 Business Acumen Interview Questions You Should Be Asking

How Business Acumen Benefits You in the Interview Process

business acumen interview questions

“The smartest business decision you can make is to hire qualified people. Bringing the right people on board saves you thousands, and your business will run smoothly and efficiently.” - Brian Tracy

Qualifying Yourself with Business Acumen

Obviously, hiring qualified people is a priority of every organization. The question is how exactly can you tell if a person is qualified? ​ We believe that a qualified person doesn’t just understand the role you are trying to fill but also has a sound understanding of business. They have the ability to see the “big picture” and make business decisions for the company as a whole — rather than only having a narrow focus on what’s best for their function or department. In other words, they have business acumen. ​

The 5 Questions You Should Ask:

While it may be hard to gain a comprehensive understanding of an a