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Interview Questions
Interviews can be an intimidating experience. However, when a candidate enters the room prepared the level of intimidation immediately decreases. Provided below is a list of common questions often asked by interviewers to help them determine the candidate’s confidence level, skills, and the ability to think on their feet.

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Generic Questions

  • Tell me about yourself?
  • What are some of your strengths?
  • What are some of your weaknesses?
  • Why did you apply to this job?
  • Why do you think you are suitable for this job?
  • What makes you different from the other candidates?
  • Where would you like to be in your career five years from now?
  • What do you know about this company?
  • What do you know about this industry?
  • What is this company’s mission statement?
  • What is this company’s vision?
  • Do you have any questions for me?

Behavioral Questions

  • Have you ever been on a team where someone was not doing their own work?
  • Have you ever been in a situation where you had to make a last minute decision?
  • Can you describe a time where your work was criticized?
  • What were three good things about your last job?
  • What was your greatest failure and what did you learn from it?
  • If you could be an animal what would you be?

Personal Questions

  • What is your personal mission statement?
  • What are three good things about you?
  • What are three character traits your friends would use to describe you?
  • What is your biggest regret and why?
  • Why did you select your major?
  • What are your hobbies?