30 Interview Questions for a Handyman Interview

March 6, 2015

Meetahandyman.com’s list of the tried and true 30 questions you should ask a handyman to help you find the perfect jack or jill of all trades.

General Background of the Candidate

  • Tell me about yourself?
  • Why did you choose to become a handyman?
  • What are your hobbies and interests?
  • What do you consider to be your greatest strengths?
  • What do you consider to be your weaknesses?
  • What are your most significant accomplishments?
  • Do you have a current position and why do you want to leave?
  • What are your expectations for your next position?
  • What are your long-range goals?

Attitudes Towards the Job and Experience

  • What qualities do you have that make you a good handyman?
  • What do you enjoy about working as a handyman?
  • What do you know about us?
  • What do you find the most challenging part of working as a handyman?
  • What do you find the most interesting part of working as a handyman?
  • How long have you been in business and what type of experience do you have?
  • Are you licensed?
  • Do you have liability insurance?
  • Do you have any further training or certification?
  • How do you handle an unsatisfied client?
  • What kind of safety precautions do you take?

Employment Details

  • Can you provide an estimate ahead of time?
  • When would you be able to start this position?
  • Can you provide two current references with phone numbers?
  • How do you feel about a trial period; how long should this be?
  • What hours do you expect to work each week or bi-weekly?
  • How do you bill? Is there a minimum?
  • What kind of payments do you accept?
  • Is your work guaranteed?

Concluding Remarks

  • What would you like to say about yourself and this position to conclude this interview?
  • Do you have any questions for us?

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