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|50 Interview Questions – IMPORTANT!|
*1. Tell me about yourself:*
The most often asked question in interviews. You need to have a short
*2. Why did you leave your last job?
*Stay positive regardless of the circumstances. Never refer to a major
*3. What experience do you have in this field?*
Speak about specifics that relate to the position you are applying for.
*4. Do you consider yourself successful?*
You should always answer yes and briefly explain why. A good
*5. What do co-workers say about you?
*Be prepared with a quote or two from co-workers. Either a specific
*6. What do you know about this organization?
*This question is one reason to do some research on the organization
*7. What have you done to improve your knowledge in the last year?*
Try to include improvement activities that relate to the job. A wide
*8. Are you applying for other jobs?*
*9. Why do you want to work for this organization?*
This may take some thought and certainly, should be based on the
*10. Do you know anyone who works for us?*
Be aware of the policy on relatives working for the organization. This
*11. What kind of salary do you need?*
A loaded question. A nasty little game that you will probably lose if
*12. Are you a team player?
*You are, of course, a team player. Be sure to have examples ready.
*13. How long would you expect to work for us if hired?*
Specifics here are not good. Something like this should work: I’d like
*14. Have you ever had to fire anyone? How did you feel about that?
*This is serious. Do not make light of it or in any way seem like you
*15. What is your philosophy towards work?*
The interviewer is not looking for a long or flowery dissertation here.
*16. If you had enough money to retire right now, would you?
*Answer yes if you would. But since you need to work, this is the type
*17. Have you ever been asked to leave a position?
*If you have not, say no. If you have, be honest, brief and avoid saying
*18. Explain how you would be an asset to this organization*
You should be anxious for this question. It gives you a chance to
*19. Why should we hire you?
*Point out how your assets meet what the organization needs. Do not
*20. Tell me about a suggestion you have made
*Have a good one ready. Be sure and use a suggestion that was accepted
*21. What irritates you about co-workers?
*This is a trap question. Think real hard but fail to come up with
*22. What is your greatest strength?*
Numerous answers are good, just stay positive. A few good examples:
*23. Tell me about your dream job.*
Stay away from a specific job. You cannot win. If you say the job you
*24. Why do you think you would do well at this job?
*Give several reasons and include skills, experience and interest.
*25. What are you looking for in a job?
*26. What kind of person would you refuse to work with?
*Do not be trivial. It would take disloyalty to the organization,
*27. What is more important to you: the money or the work?*
Money is always important, but the work is the most important. There is
*28. What would your previous supervisor say your strongest point is?*
There are numerous good possibilities:
*29. Tell me about a problem you had with a supervisor*
Biggest trap of all. This is a test to see if you will speak ill of
*30. What has disappointed you about a job?*
Don’t get trivial or negative. Safe areas are few but can include:
*31. Tell me about your ability to work under pressure.*
You may say that you thrive under certain types of pressure. Give an
*32. Do your skills match this job or another job more closely?*
Probably this one. Do not give fuel to the suspicion that you may want
*33. What motivates you to do your best on the job?*
This is a personal trait that only you can say, but good examples are:
*34. Are you willing to work overtime? Nights? Weekends?*
This is up to you. Be totally honest.
*35. How would you know you were successful on this job?*
Several ways are good measures:
*36. Would you be willing to relocate if required?
*You should be clear on this with your family prior to the interview if
*37. Are you willing to put the interests of the organization ahead of your own?
*This is a straight loyalty and dedication question. Do not worry about
*38. Describe your management style.
*39. What have you learned from mistakes on the job?
*Here you have to come up with something or you strain credibility. Make
*40. Do you have any blind spots?
*Trick question. If you know about blind spots, they are no longer blind
*41. If you were hiring a person for this job, what would you look for?
*Be careful to mention traits that are needed and that you have.
*42. Do you think you are overqualified for this position?
*Regardless of your qualifications, state that you are very well
*43. How do you propose to compensate for your lack of experience?
*First, if you have experience that the interviewer does not know about,
*44. What qualities do you look for in a boss?*
Be generic and positive. Safe qualities are knowledgeable, a sense of
*45. Tell me about a time when you helped resolve a dispute betweenothers.
*46. What position do you prefer on a team working on a project?
*Be honest. If you are comfortable in different roles, point that out.
*47. Describe your work ethic.
*Emphasize benefits to the organization. Things like, determination to
*48. What has been your biggest professional disappointment?
*Be sure that you refer to something that was beyond your control. Show
*49. Tell me about the most fun you have had on the job.*
Talk about having fun by accomplishing something for the organization.
*50. Do you have any questions for me?
*Always have some questions prepared. Questions prepared where you will