Interview Questions

Be prepared to answer the following interview questions:

  1. What characteristics do you admire in others?
  2. What do you enjoy doing most in this type of job?
  3. Are you more comfortable following or leading?
  4. What leadership skills do you possess?
  5. Do you work better in a large or small organization?  
  6. Do you work better in a group or alone? 
  7. Where do you expect to be in five years?
  8. How do you measure or evaluate success?
  9. How would you describe yourself?
  10. Why should we hire you?
  11. In what ways can you make a contribution to our organization?
  12. How well do you perform under pressure?
  13. What is most important to you about your job?
  14. Do you prefer a structured or unstructured working environment?
  15. What are the qualities you feel a successful manager should have?
  16. What are your strengths?
  17. What are your weaknesses?
  18. What have you learned from your mistakes? Give examples.
  19. What are the most important rewards you expect in your business career?
  20. What qualifications do you have that make you think you’ll succeed here?
  21. Why do you want to work for this company?
  22. Why did you choose this field of work?
  23. Describe a problem you had in your job and how you solved it.
  24. Why did you leave your last job?
  25. What kind of supervisor are you?
  26. Do you know how to motivate people?
  27. Tell me about the creative work you have done?
  28. Describe your ideal job.