34 Interview Questions You Might Be Asked on Your Next Interview

Interviewing can be uncomfortable and awkward. The way we see it though is that it’s all about preparation so your confidence and qualifications can shine through. 

To help you prepare, we’ve compiled a list of interview questions that will help you through your next job interview. 

“The Classics”

  1. Tell me about yourself.

  2. What is your greatest strength?

  3. What is your greatest weakness?

  4. Where do you see yourself in five years?

  5. Where do you see yourself in ten years?

Behavioral Questions

  1. Give me an example of a time you had to work under pressure.

  2. Tell me about a time you disagreed with a decision. What did you do?

  3. Tell me how you think other people would describe you.

  4. What can we expect from you in your first three months?

  5. When was the last time you failed? How did you pick yourself back up?

  6. Tell me about a tough decision you had to make.

The Distinguishing Factors

  1. What can you offer us that someone else can not?

  2. What do you consider to be your biggest professional achievement?

  3. What do you consider to be your biggest achievement in life?

Work Style

  1. What is your leadership style?

  2. What motivates you?

  3. What are your career goals?

  4. What are three things your former manager would like you to improve on?

  5. Who was your least favorite boss/leader that you worked under?

  6. What are you hoping to get from working at this company?

  7. Who was your favorite boss/leader that you worked under?

  8. Why do you want to leave your current job?

Culture Add

  1. Tell me a fun fact about yourself.

  2. What makes you laugh?

  3. What do you do for fun?

  4. Why do you want to work here?

  5. What gets you up in the morning?

  6. What was the last book you’ve read for fun?

  7. What are you hoping to get from this position?

  8. When are you looking to join?

Checking for Obstacles

  1. Are you willing to travel?

  2. Are you willing to relocate?

  3. How will your current organization take you leaving?

  4. Who else is involved in the decision-making process?



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