- Tell me about yourself.
- How would your teachers or a previous boss describe you?
- What are your best subjects in school? What are your worst subjects?
- Tell me about a significant accomplishment.
- Rate your communication skills.
- What are your qualifications?
- Why should we hire you?
- What kind of contribution can you make to our company?
- What can you do for us, that another applicant could not do?
- What are your strengths and weaknesses
- Describe a challenge and how you dealt with it.
- What are your career goals?
- Where do you see yourself in 5 years?
- What are 2-3 things important to you on the job?
- What do you look for in a job?
- What motivates you to do your best?
- What is success to you? How do you judge that?
- When do people try your patience?
- What kind of people do you like to work with?
- What kind of people do you find difficult to work with and how would you improve this?
- How do you handle pressure?
- How do you handle conflict?
Interview Do's and Dont's
- Be on time and go by yourself.
- Mentally review your qualifications for the job.
- Be well groomed, dress appropriately for the occasion, makeup in good taste.
- Know the specific jobs or areas in which you would like to work.
- Let the interviewer take the lead.
- Be energetic and enthusiasic. Let the interviewer know you want the job.
- Bring your ID, driver's license, and Social Security Card.
- Be friendly in a business-like way with everyone you meet in the company.
- Bring an extra copy of your resume. Have a list of references available.
- Be honest.
- Thank the interviewer at the end of the interview. Send a follow-up note the next day.
- Chew gum or lean on the table.
- Speak negatively.
- Criticize previous employers.
- Never lie at the interview or on the resume.
Last Modified on March 13, 2020