It is clear that CEOs are seeking employees who see the connection between their efforts and the bottom line. Everyone in an organization has some impact on the bottom line. The question is how and perhaps more importantly whether or not the individual employee sees the connection. This question will help you get a better sense of their grasp of their impact in the past. A thoughtful explanation of the connectivity between their tasks and areas of responsibility and company profitability can demonstrate that a candidate for hire has a bigger picture view of the business and therefore may be a better candidate for the job than others.