Potential interview questions

Disponible uniquement sur Etudier
  • Pages : 4 (993 mots )
  • Téléchargement(s) : 0
  • Publié le : 7 avril 2011
Lire le document complet
Aperçu du document
Potential interview questions
Technically, not every item is a question; some are statements; but all are intended to prompt you for a response.
Better questions are not those that can be answeredwith a "yes" or "no," but are open-ended questions that invite thoughtful response. Even if you are asked a question that can be answered with a "yes" or "no," (e.g. "Are you comfortable with theamount of travel this job involves?"), you can certainly add a word of explanation to back up your answer (e.g., "Yes. I actually look forward to the opportuntity to travel and to work with the staffmembers in some of the other offices.)
Best questions are those that ask you how you behaved in the past, because past behavior is the best predictor of future behavior. These are referred toas behavioral interview questions; read more.
Not every interviewer will ask you every one of these questions.  However, if you are prepared to address these questions, you will leave the impression that youwere prepared for your job interview, even if additional questions take you by surprise.
• What are your long-range goals and objectives for the next seven to ten years?
• What are your short-rangegoals and objectives for the next one to three years?
• How do you plan to achieve your career goals?
• What are the most important rewards you expect in your career?
• Why did you choose the careerfor which you are preparing?
• What are your strengths, weaknesses, and interests?
• How do you think a friend or professor who knows you well would describe you?
• Describe a situation in which youhad to work with a difficult person (another student, co-worker, customer, supervisor, etc.). How did you handle the situation? Is there anything you would have done differently in hindsight?
• Whatmotivates you to put forth your greatest effort? Describe a situation in which you did so.
• In what ways have your college experiences prepared you for a career?
• How do you determine or...
tracking img