Sample Job Interview Questions

Interviews are a very important part of getting that dream job and in order to get it, you should be prepared for facing the interview. While it is not possible to list all the questions that are commonly asked in an interview, the following are some of the important questions.

Q. Tell us something about yourself?

A. This is an important question where you should ensure that you state your qualifications and experience in a concise manner, using very few words and highlighting on your achievements and skills.

Q What is your experience in this field?

A. it is important to relate your exact experience in the field using concise words. However, remember never to falsify information, especially if you do not have relevant experience. Try and talk about things that are close to the industry.

Q. What are your strengths and weaknesses?

A. this is another favourite with employers and it is important to state both as they are. However, while stating weaknesses, ensure that you also talk about the steps taken to overcome your weaknesses.

Q Tell us how you will be an asset to this organisation?

A. this is a question where you should highlight your strong points and talk about what you can offer to the organisation. For answering this question, it is important that you have all the requisite information about the company and its affairs.

Q. Have you ever had to fire an employee and how did you feel about that?

A. this is an important question and should be answered with all seriousness. State that while firing an employee is never a happy moment, one should always weigh the circumstances against the good of the organisation and should always strive to protect the organisation from any harm.

Q. Do you have any questions?

A. It is important to be well prepared for this question and you should ask intelligent questions like the kind of projects you will be assigned or where does the interviewer think you will be an asset etc.

 

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Common Interview Questions