FREQUENTLY ASKED INTERVIEW QUESTIONS

  1. Tell me a little about yourself.
  2. Why do you want to work here?
  3. Why should we hire you?
  4. How long would you stay with us?
  5. Why are you leaving (did leave) your present (last) position?
  6. What is the reason you haven't found a job before now ?
  7. Would you describe a few situations in which your work was criticized?
  8. If I spoke with your (former) boss, what would he or she say are your greatest strengths and weakness?
  9. Do you consider yourself a leader?
  10. What are your long-range goals?
  11. What are your weak points?
  12. If you could start your life again, what would you do differently?
  13. How would you define success?
  14. Do you prefer working in a structured environment where the job duties are the same each and everyday or in an environment that is constantly changing?
  15. How did you get along with coworkers? Any conflicts?
  16. Give an example of any major problem you faced and how you solved it.
  17. What motivates you to do a good job?
  18. Are you at your best when working alone or in a group?
  19. Have you ever been fired from a job?
  20. Do you have any questions for me?
  21. What do you already know about our company?
  22. Do you take responsibility for building strong interpersonal relationships? If so, how?
  23. Do you consider yourself a good listener? Why?
  24. Do you have the ability to express your thoughts effectively in writing and orally?
  25. Do you understand what this position is as it has been explained to you?
  26. If you could create your ideal manager, what would he or she be like?
  27. Where do you plan to be in five years?