The best tactic for going into an interview is to know how to successfully answer the questions that are most expected. If you refer to the list below of the most commonly seen questions and answers, it will better prepare you to nail at least a portion of the questions you will get asked.
- What are your career goals?
- “I’d like to become increasingly valuable to your firm by consistently exceeding the performance standards and continually learning new skills”
- What did you like most your last position?
- Tie the answer into the company’s needs and show your initiative and outstanding performance.
- What did you like least about your position?
- “Though I liked most of the aspects of the job and company, the one limitation was lack of growth opportunities.”
- How quickly do you think you will be ready to contribute to our firm?
- “I believe I can contribute almost immediately. In past positions, I’ve had to learn a lot in a short time and did quite well. For example…
- Why did you leave your last position?
- “The Company reorganized and my position along with a number of others was eliminated.” “I had achieved as much as I could within that company and felt the need to seek another job to continue to grow.”
- Why do you want to work here? Why should we hire you?
- Strut your stuff! Summarize the answers you’ve given to their questions as they relate to the job requirements in a concise 1- 2 minutes’ response.
Again, use this cheat sheet to prepare for your next interview if you are not sure what to expect. Knowing the most common questions will give you more confidence to ace an interview. Look back at the part 1 blog to see the other most asked interview questions!
Source; IT News Library