1. Please tell me about your professional relationship with ...?
2. How long have you been working with ...?
3. What was ... job title and job tasks?
4. On a scale of 1 to 10, how would you rate the quality of ... work, and why?
5. How does ... compare with others in the same position?
6. Can you tell me an example when ... stood out from among his/her peers?
7. Can you think of an area where ... could improve upon to make him/her more successful?
8. Please give me some examples of ... management skills?
9. Please give me some examples of well developed competencies of ...?
10. Please give me some examples of ... social skills?
11. Do you know why ... left his/her last job, or why is he/she looking to leave?