Possible Interview Questions

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You have poured through the recruitment adverts and have finally found a suitable job, now you have to face the tricky task of getting through the interview. Job interviews can be a potential stumbling block for anyone so it’s always a good idea to practice your interview technique, not only will it help you prepare it will also give you a well timed confidence boost.

Here are some potential interview questions to help you practice.

  • What do you consider your greatest weakness?
  • What do you consider your greatest strength?
  • Describe your typical work week.
  • Do you take work home with you?
  • How many hours a week do you normally work?
  • How would you describe the pace at which you normally work?
  • How do you deal with stress and pressure?
  • What is your motivation?
  • What are your salary expectations?
  • What decisions do you find are the most difficult to make?
  • Tell us about yourself.
  • What has been the greatest disappointment in your life?
  • What are you passions in life?
  • What annoys you most?
  • What do most people criticize you for?
  • When was the last time you were angry? And what caused it?
  • If you could relive your life, what would you do differently?
  • If your friends and family were asked why you should be hired, what would they say?
  • Do you prefer to work on a team or independently?
  • Give some examples of teamwork you have been involved in.
  • What sort of work environment do you prefer?
  • How do you evaluate success and failure?
  • If your boss is 100% wrong about something how would deal with it?
  • Describe a difficult situation or project at work and how you overcame it.
  • Describe a time when your workload was heavy and how you managed it.

Good luck!

Posted on March 29th 2010 in Uncategorized

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