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Interview Questions Commonly Asked

Interview Questions Part I
Spend some time reviewing the questions below. What do you think an employer is looking for in a response?
Why are they asking the question? Then type or write answers (full or just points) to each question.
1. Tell me about yourself…
2. Why should I hire you?
3. What is your Greatest Accomplishment?
4. Are you a team player?
5. How would you describe your ideal job?
6. What qualities do you feel a successful manager should have?
7. Why do you want to work for this company?
8. What is a problem you have had to deal with? How did you deal/resolve it?
9. Tell me about a time where you had a conflict with a co-worker, teacher, or friend. How did you
handle it?
10. What are your short term goals?
11. How do you handle multiple projects at one time? How do you organize your priorities and time?
12. Why do you want to be in ______________ industry?
13. What could we expect from you as an employee?
14. Tell us about a time when you were successful?
15. Would you rather work with information or people?
16. What motivates you?
17. What are two of your strengths and two of your weaknesses?
18. If we asked one of your teachers or supervisors to describe you, your work ethic, and an area to
improve – what would they tell us?
19. How do you prioritize tasks?
20. How do you manage your time?
Interview Questions Part II
For any interview – you should research the company and find facts about the company you want to work for
OR the type of job you are applying for OR tasks that you would be doing.
It is expected that any individual interviewing will ask at least one question at the end of the interview.
1. Google: Questions to ask at an interview.
2. Below select and type 5 (five) of the questions that you could ask at ANY interview.