Thursday, May 14, 2015


When it comes to the interview process, research
and preparation for the interview can often times
determine your chances of making it to the next
step. One of the best ways to get ready for a job
interview is to practice your responses to any and
all interview questions.

1. Why do you want to leave your current company?

2. Why was there a gap in your employment
between [insert date] and [insert date]

3. What can you offer us that someone else can

4. What are three things your former manager
would like you to improve on?

5. Are you willing to relocate?

6. Are you willing to travel?

7. Tell me about an accomplishment you are most
proud of.

8. Tell me about a time you made a mistake.

9. What is your dream job?

10.How did you hear about this position?

11 What would you look to accomplish in the first 30
days/60 days/90 days on the job?

12.Discuss your resume.

13.Discuss your educational background.

14.Describe yourself.

15.Tell me how you handled a difficult situation.

16.Why should we hire you?

17.Why are you looking for a new job?

18.Would you work holidays/weekends?

19.How would you deal with an angry or irate

20.What are your salary requirements? (Hint: if
you’re not sure what’s a fair salary range and
compensation package, research the job title and/
or company

21.Give a time when you went above and beyond
the requirements for a project.

22.Who are our competitors?

23.What was your biggest failure?

24.What motivates you?

25.What’s your availability?

26.Who’s your mentor?

27.Tell me about a time when you disagreed with
your boss.

28.How do you handle pressure?

29.What is the name of our CEO?

30.What are your career goals?

31.What gets you up in the morning?

32.What would your direct reports say about you?

33.What were your bosses’ strengths/weaknesses?

34.If I called your boss right now and asked him
what is an area that you could improve on, what
would he say?

35.Are you a leader or a follower?

36.What was the last book you’ve read for fun?

37.What are your co-worker Spouse names?

38.What are your hobbies?

39.What is your favorite website?

40.What makes you uncomfortable?

41.What are some of your leadership experiences?

42.How would you fire someone?

43What do you like the most and least about
working in this industry?

44.Would you work 40+ hours a week?

45.What questions haven’t I asked you?

46.What questions do you have for me?

47.What are your strengths?

48.What are your weaknesses?

49.Why are you interested in working for [insert
company name here

50.Where do you see yourself in five years?

           Wishing you success in your next interview
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