(1) TELL ME ABOUT YOURSELF
The most frequent question in interviews. You need to have a short statement ready in your mind. Be careful that it doesn’t sound rehearsed. Limit it to work-related items unless otherwise instructed. Talk about the things you have done and the jobs you have had that relate to the position for which you are being interviewed. Start with the item further back and work your way up to the present.
(2) WHY DID YOU LEAVE YOUR LAST JOB?
Stay positive regardless of the circumstances. Never bring up a major problem with management and never badmouth supervisors, co-workers, or the organization. If you do, you will be the one to look bad. Keep smiling and talk about leaving for a positive reason, such as an opportunity, a chance to do something special, or other reasons for the future.
(3) WHAT EXPERIENCE DO YOU HAVE IN THIS FIELD?
Talk about the details that relate to the position you are applying for. If you don’t have specific experience, get as close as you can.
(4) DO YOU CONSIDER YOURSELF SUCCESSFUL?
You should always answer yes and briefly explain why. A good explanation is that you have set goals, you have met some, and you are on your way to achieving the others.
(5) WHAT DO CO-WORKERS SAY ABOUT YOU?
Be prepared with a quote or two from your coworkers. A specific statement or paraphrase will work. For example, Mr. Rakhadani, a co-worker at Mulalorakh Careers Company, always said that I was the hardest worker he had ever met. It is as powerful as Mr. Rakhadani himself said in the interview.
(6) WHAT DO YOU KNOW ABOUT THIS ORGANIZATION?
This question is a reason to do some research on the organization before the interview. Find out where they have been and where they are going. What are the current problems and who are the main players?
(7) WHAT HAVE YOU DONE TO IMPROVE YOUR KNOWLEDGE IN THE LAST YEAR?
Try to include work-related improvement activities. A wide variety of activities can be mentioned as positive self-improvement. Have a few good ones on hand to mention.
(8) ARE YOU APPLYING FOR OTHER JOBS?
Be honest but don’t spend a lot of time in this area. Stay focused on this job and what you can do for this organization. Any other thing is a distraction.
(9) WHY DO YOU WANT TO WORK FOR THIS ORGANIZATION?
This may take some thought and should certainly be based on the research you have done in the organization. Sincerity is extremely important here and will be used easily. Relate it to your long-term career goals.
(10) DO YOU KNOW SOMEONE WHO WORKS FOR US?
Learn about the policy on family members who work for the organization. This may affect your answer even though you were asked about friends, not relatives. Be careful to mention a friend only if he is well thought out.
(11) WHAT KIND OF SALARY DO YOU NEED?
A loaded question. A nasty little game that you will probably lose if you answer first. Well, don’t answer it. Instead, say something like, that’s a tough question. Can you tell me the rank for this position? In most cases, the interviewer, caught off guard, will tell you. If not, say that it may depend on the details of the job. Then give it a wide range.
(12) ARE YOU A TEAM PLAYER?
Of course, you are a team player. Make sure you have examples ready. The details that show that you are often performing for the good of the team and not for yourself are good evidence of your team’s attitude. Don’t brag; just say it in a practical tone? This is a key point.
(13) HOW LONG DO YOU EXPECT TO WORK FOR US IF YOU ARE HIRED?
The details here are not good. Something like this should work – I wish it was a long time. O As long as we both feel like I’m doing a good job.
(14) DID YOU EVER HAVE TO FIRE SOMEONE? HOW DO YOU FEEL ABOUT THAT?
This is serious. Don’t take it lightly or somehow seem like you like to fire people. At the same time, it will do so when it is the right thing to do. When it comes to the organization versus the individual who has created a harmful situation, it will protect the organization. Remember that firing is not the same as firing or downsizing.
(15) WHAT IS YOUR PHILOSOPHY TOWARDS WORK?
The interviewer is not looking for a long or flowery dissertation here. Do you have strong feelings that the job is getting done? Yes. That is the type of answer that works best here. Short and positive, showing a benefit for the organization.
(16) IF YOU HAD ENOUGH MONEY TO RETIRE RIGHT NOW, WOULD YOU?
Answer yes if you wish. But since you need to work, this is the type of work you prefer. Don’t say yes if you don’t mean it.
(017) HAVE YOU EVER ASKED TO LEAVE A JOB?
If not, say no. If so, be honest, brief, and avoid saying negative things about the people or organizations involved.
(18) EXPLAIN WHAT AN ASSET WOULD LOOK LIKE FOR THIS ORGANIZATION?
You should be eager for this question. It gives you the opportunity to highlight your best points in relation to the position being discussed. Think a little ahead of time about this relationship.
(19) WHY SHOULD WE HIRE YOU?
Point out how your assets meet the needs of the organization. Don’t mention any other candidate for comparison.
(20) TELL ME ANY SUGGESTION YOU HAVE MADE?
Prepare a good one. Be sure to use a suggestion that has been accepted and then deemed successful. One related to the type of job requested is a real bonus.
(21) WHAT IRRITATES YOU ABOUT CO-WORKERS?
This is a trick question. Think well, but you can’t think of anything that bothers you. A short statement that you seem to get along with people is great.
(22) WHAT IS YOUR GREATEST STRENGTH?
Numerous answers are good, just stay positive. Some good examples: your ability to prioritize, your problem solving skills, your ability to work under pressure, your ability to focus on projects, your professional experience, your leadership skills, your positive attitude
(23) TELL ME ABOUT YOUR DREAM JOB.
Stay away from a specific job. You cannot win. If you say that the job you are competing for is that, you test credibility. If you say it is another job, you suspect that you will not be satisfied with this position if you are hired. The best thing is to be genetic and say something like: A job that I love the job, like people, can contribute and I can’t wait to start working.
(24) WHY DO YOU THINK I WOULD DO WELL FOR YOU IN THIS JOB?
Give several reasons and include skills, experience, and interest.
(25) WHAT ARE YOU LOOKING FOR IN A JOB?
Stay away from a specific job. You cannot win. If you say that the job you are competing for is that, you test credibility. If you say it is another job, you suspect that you will not be satisfied with this position if you are hired. The best thing is to keep the genetics and say something like: A job that I love the job, like people, can contribute and I can’t wait to start working.
(26) WITH WHAT KIND OF PERSON WOULD YOU REFUSE TO WORK?
Don’t be trivial. It would take disloyalty to the organization, violence or breaking the law for you to object. Minor objections will label him a crybaby.
(27) WHAT IS MORE IMPORTANT TO YOU: MONEY OR WORK?
Money is always important, but work is the most important. there is no better answer.
(28) WHAT WOULD YOUR FORMER SUPERVISOR SAY IS YOUR STRONGEST POINT?
There are numerous good possibilities: Loyalty, Energy, Positive Attitude, Leadership, Teamwork, Experience, Initiative, Patience, Hard work, Creativity, Problem solver.
(29) TELL ME ANY PROBLEM YOU HAD WITH A SUPERVISOR?
The biggest trap of all. This is a test to see if you will badmouth your boss. If you allow yourself to be fooled into telling a problem with a former boss, you may be falling far short of the interview right there. Stay positive and develop a poor memory about any problems with a supervisor.
(30) WHAT HAS DISAPPOINTED YOU ABOUT A JOB?
Don’t be trivial or negative. Safe areas are few, but may include: Not challenging enough. He was fired in a reduction The company did not win a contract, which would have given him more responsibility.
(31) TELL ME ABOUT YOUR ABILITY TO WORK UNDER PRESSURE?
You can say that it thrives under certain types of pressure. Give an example that relates to the type of position applied for.
(32) DO YOUR SKILLS MATCH THIS JOB OR ANOTHER JOB MORE EASILY?
Probably this one. Don’t fuel the suspicion that you may want another job more than this.
(33) WHAT MOVES YOU TO DO YOUR BEST AT WORK?
This is a personal trait that only you can say, but good examples are: Challenge, Achievement, and Recognition.
(34) ARE YOU WILLING TO WORK OVER HOURS? NIGHTS? WEEKENDS?
This depends on you. Be totally honest.
(35) HOW DID YOU KNOW THEY WERE SUCCESSFUL IN THIS JOB?
Several ways are good measures: You set yourself high standards and meet them. Your results are a success. Your boss tells you that you are successful.
(36) WOULD YOU BE WILLING TO RELOCATE IF NECESSARY?
You should clarify this with your family before the interview if you think there is a possibility of it arising. Don’t say yes just to get the job if the real answer is no. This can create many problems later in your career. Be honest at this point and save yourself the pain in the future.
(37) ARE YOU WILLING TO PUT THE ORGANIZATION’S INTERESTS AHEAD OF YOURS?
This is a direct question about loyalty and dedication. Don’t worry about the profound ethical and philosophical implications. Just say yes.
(38) DESCRIBE YOUR MANAGEMENT STYLE.
Try to avoid labels. Some of the more common labels, such as progressive, vendor, or consensus, can have various meanings or descriptions depending on the management expert listening. The situational style is safe, because it says it will cope with the situation, rather than one-size-fits-all.
(39) WHAT HAVE YOU LEARNED FROM MISTAKES AT WORK?
Here you have to think of something or you will lose credibility. Make a small, well-intentioned mistake with a positive lesson learned. An example would be working too far ahead of colleagues on a project and thus losing coordination.
(40) DO YOU HAVE ANY BLIND SPOTS?
Trick question. If you know your blind spots, they are no longer blind spots. Do not reveal personal areas of interest here. Let them make their own discovery about your negatives. Don’t hand it over to them.
(41) IF YOU WERE HIRING A PERSON FOR THIS JOB, WHAT WOULD YOU LOOK FOR?
Be careful to mention the necessary traits and the ones you have.
(42) DO YOU THINK YOU’RE OVERQUALIFIED FOR THIS POSITION?
Regardless of your qualifications, please indicate that you are highly qualified for the position.
(43) HOW DO YOU INTEND TO COMPENSATE FOR YOUR LACK OF EXPERIENCE?
First, if you have experience that the interviewer does not know, mention that: Then, point out (if true) that you are a fast, hard-working learner.
(44) WHAT QUALITIES DO YOU LOOK FOR IN A BOSS?
Be generic and positive. Confident qualities are knowledgeable, humorous, fair, loyal to subordinates, and possessing high standards. All bosses think they have these traits.
(45) TELL ME ABOUT A TIME WHEN YOU HELPED TO RESOLVE A DISPUTE AMONG OTHERS?
Choose a specific incident. Focus on your problem-solving technique and not the dispute you resolved.
(46) WHICH POSITION DO YOU PREFER IN A TEAM WORKING ON A PROJECT?
Be honest. If you are comfortable in different roles, please indicate so.
(47) DESCRIBE YOUR WORK ETHICS.
Emphasize the benefits to the organization. Things like determination to get the job done and working hard but enjoying your job are good.
(48) WHAT HAS BEEN YOUR BIGGEST PROFESSIONAL DISAPPOINTMENT?
Be sure to refer to something that is out of your control. Show acceptance and not negative feelings.
(49) TELL ME ABOUT THE MOST FUN YOU’VE HAD AT WORK.
Talk about having fun accomplishing something for the organization.
(50) DO YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS FOR ME?
Always have some questions ready. Prepared questions in which you will be an asset to the organization are good. How soon can I be productive? And what kinds of projects will I be able to help with? are examples
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