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Common Questions Asked In Every Job Interview

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Date: Fri, 6 Jan 2012 Time: 9:54 PM

If someone asks for the best way to clear the interview and other oral examinations in a selection cycle, the obvious response would be “Answer the questions correctly”. There is always a specific set of syllabus the interview questions are asked around. This agenda is set according to the desired qualification and skill set required to fulfill a position in a company. To answer these questions one has to command the subjects.

There are also some most asked interview questions other than those related to the skill set and qualification. The basic form and aim asking these questions doesn’t really change from job to job. The objective of this article is to make you go through some of these most asked interview question and to advice and give you some hints useful answering these questions. Some these are as follows:

Tell me about yourself?

This question can confuse you as there is much more to tell about yourself. You can talk even for answering this question. And there would be some chance that you can miss the part interviewer is expecting from you. The best way to answer this question is by asking the interviewer that what particular part or aspect of your life he or she is interested in.

Why do you want to work here?

To answer to this question, you will need some information about the organization. Reply with the company's features. Add to your answer your belief on the company, what the organization can provide you, about the reputation of the company and encouraging working environment you wish to work in.

Why should I hire you?

Answer this quest in short and to the point. Compare yourself with the requirement of the company and job description.

What did you like/dislike about your last job?

Do not criticize your previous employer. You should tell what have you learned from the previous job. You can compare both companies in a positive sense and can tell the interviewer what you are seeking for in new job that previous job couldn’t provide.

What would you like to be doing five years from now? The best answer to this question is that you wish to be known as a true professional and team player. What are your biggest accomplishments?

Keep your answers job related and tell the interviewer that your biggest achievements are yet ahead of you.

Can you work under pressure?

Do not answer this question as ‘Yes’ or ‘No’. You can tell the interviewer that how you handle pressure well.

What is the most difficult situation you have faced?

This question is also related to the previous one. You can give an example of such a difficult situation occurred during the previous jobs and how you handled it.

Practicing above common and most asked interview questions can increase your chance of selection for the job. Spend some time preparing answers to this questions.

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