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SAMPLE INTERVIEW QUESTIONS

Job / Company

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Why do you want this job?

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What skills/qualifications do you have that relate to the demands of the job?

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Do you feel you could perform this job at a superior level? If yes, why?

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Why are you interested in our company?

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What do you know about our company?

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What do you know about our industry/competitors?

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Would you prepare to make a long term commitment to our company?

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What are your expectations regarding career progress and promotion?

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Are you willing to work flexible or long hours?

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When would you be available to start?

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How should your performance be evaluated?

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What other jobs/companies are you considering?

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Are you seeking employment in a company of a certain size? Why?

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What criteria are you using to evaluate the company for which you hope to work?

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In what kind of work environment are you most comfortable?

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What qualities should a successful manager have?

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What do you think it takes to be successful in a company like ours?

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What reservations or concerns do you have with our kind of company or with this position?

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In what ways do you think you can make a contribution to our company?

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What do you think is going to happen in X industry? What action would you recommend to industry leaders?

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Here's a business situation....comment on it.

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If you were hiring for this position, what qualities would you look for?

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Why should I hire you?

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Do you have a geographical preference? Why?

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Will you relocate? Does relocation bother you?

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Are you willing to travel?

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Are you willing to spend at least six months as a trainee?

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Why do you think you might like to live in the community in which our company is located?

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Even industry specific questions may be asked on a comparative note Would you be able to explain the similarities and differences between an investment bank and a merchant bank or between an advertising firm or a media buying company?

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Behavioural Interviews

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Types of Interviews

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Sample Questions

Behavioural Interview Questions    Traditional Interview Questions    Case Interview Questions
Education    Previous Jobs    Company / Job    Questions determining your Competence
Questions on Wages / Salaries    Personal Characteristics    Your Community Involvement

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Questions You Can Ask

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Questions Not to Ask


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5 employer concerns

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Before the interview
    
Commonly asked questions in a traditional interview
    Commonly asked questions in a behavioural interview
    Questions to Ask
    Questions Not to Ask
    References
    Dress for the Interview
    Anxiety

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Researching before your interview

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During the interview

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After the interview
     Thank You Letters

Interviews