Back to top

Which job interview question to expect?

By looking on your resume an employer might ask any question based on facts you included there. A hirer might see on the resume that you have current or prior employment and ask questions about that. Therefore, you should expect that he might be interested in some questions similar to following:

- Please tell me about your current / prior work experience

- How did you like your current / prior boss?

- Which qualities should a successful leader have?

- What did you like the most / least at your work place?

- Why did you leave / want to change the work place?

Usually after that they might be interested in your education. What subjects did you study, your overall GPA, which software you are proficient in and the level of proficiency. You can bring to the job interview your most current transcript and show them subjects that you took at the school and proof of your GPA they can find there as well.

You might be asked other job interview questions which tend to be very similar type of questions for many employers for the same job title. Hirers also try to find on the internet what to ask for some type of a position to discover better the personality of a job applicant they never see before. It is especially the case with employers who are relatively new on the market. Hiring managers seek to find certain questions that might help them better select the right candidate from many for only one position. For example, you should expect to hear, such questions as:

- Why did you choose to apply for our company?

- What are your biggest achievements at your current / prior job?

- Why do you consider yourself successful person?

- How did your handle conflicts with customers at your current / prior work place?

- How did your handle conflicts with co-workers at your current / prior work place?

- How many conflict situations did you have in the past year?

- Why do you think that you are successful in your career?

- Do you agree that if you manage two tasks at a time neither of them will be done well?

Depending on how your job interview is progressing you might be asked more or less questions. However, no matter what do not ever make early conclusions and give up on the job interview before time. Therefore, it is important try not to panic or sadden. It is especially essential, if after those questions you will still want to work for the company. At the end of an interview they might ask you whether it is that you want to do. It is an easy and hard question at the same time. On the one hand, it seems like not that hard to answer yes right away, but if the interview will overwhelm you, it may be more difficult to say it with the right expression on your face. Therefore, in any case try to stay calm. Never show your weakness, frustration or lack of confidence, instead be positive and strong both mentally and physically. Remember that when a hiring manager asks questions, he sort of not only collects information about you, but tests your personality as well. That’s why know how to play his game.