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    Most frequently asked Interview Questions

    Why are you interested in this position? When doing your homework prior to then interview, make sure you are able to list key point of why you want this job.

    What qualifications do you have for this position? During the preinterview prep, you can list some of your strengths and match them with qualities that are needed for the position.

    How do you stay up to date in your field? You can state whatever materials, websites, journals that you use in your particular field.

    If there was one person you could meet, either from the past or present, who would it be and why? Using someone who is inspiring or that you admire in some way, a quality that you would like to develop, or any character that you have questions for, or that has shaped your life is a good example to state.

    What do you think of our company? What do you think about our recent advertisement strategies? What is your favorite product that is made by us? Know the specifics about the company, study recent advertisements that they have and do your preinterview homework!!

    What is your dream job? Have a rough idea of what you would do if you were allowed to do anything in the world. Keep it brief and realistic.

    What type of salary do you expect in this job? Know the range of pay in your field. Also know the qualifications that are required by the job that you are applying for and make sure you match those standards. You can state that you expect to be ( at the low, mid, high ) range of their pay scale depending on how your qualifications match with their needs. You can also ask if they can give you a range of they pay scale for such a position.

    What skills do you bring that other candidates may not have? This is an ideal time to express experiences that are unique to you and no one else. Avoid generalizations and give specifics.

    What are your strengths and weaknesses? Have a list prepared. Make sure you are able to say what your weakness are and how you are trying to improve on them.

    What are your hobbies and outside interests? Have your hobbies, and outside interests prepare. if you answer with something like reading or painting, be prepared to answer a favorite book or painter and why they are your favorite.

    Why have you decided to leave your current position? Be honest in how you answer. Remember that they also may contact your references or previous employer for additional information.

    Where do you see yourself five years from now? Have a general idea of where you would want to be in five years. During the interview- you may also be asked how this current position will help you get there.

    What experiences have you gained from your previous jobs? Pick a few points and skills that you have obtained from your previous jobs.

    Be prepared to talk about your presentations, or any papers that you have worked on. Provide specifics and details when asked about these items.

    What questions do you have about this position or firm? This is where the list of questions that you prepared in your preinterview prep would come in handy.

    What is your technique to approaching a difficult task? Use experiences that you had in the past as a model. Include your strengths- possibly things like organizational skills, multitasking. If the project seems too big, or they keep putting in barriers and difficulties in the task- never be afraid to say that you may ask for assistance from someone more experienced.

    How do you organize or prepare for major projects?

    How do you manage your time daily?

    How do you deal with a difficult co-worker? Explain an experience that you have had in the past. Make sure that you can explain what the difficulties were and how you were able to overcome those differences between you and your co-worker.

    How do you manage stress in your daily life? You can state what you do to relax or be calm in a situation. You can state if you have started up hobbies or exercise routines for such states as well.

    What is an example of the most creative or innovative project that you have worked on ?

    Give me an example of your ( persuasiveness, initiative, resourcefulness, leadership skills) When doing your preinterview preparation, write down some points about examples that have come up in your previous jobs. This can be kept fresh in your mind.

    Tell me something about yourself

    What would you do if I told you that you performed poorly during this interview? If asked such a question, include in your answer that you would ask the interviewer what was done wrong, that you would review yourself where there may have been some miscommunication, and you would clarify any doubts that you had with previous questions. Don’t let questions such as this shake your confidence. Be calm and relaxed.

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    Last edited by minisoji; 07-02-2011 at 11:00 AM.

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