Popular Interview Questions


NOTE: (many of these may be worded as “Tell me about a time that you . . .”—have an example story ready to tell!)

  1. Tell me about yourself.
  2. Why do you want to work here?
  3. Why did you leave your last job (or how did you like your last job)?
  4. What are your greatest strengths/weaknesses?
  5. What would your former boss/co-workers say about you?
  6. How would you deal with a conflict between yourself and a co-worker?
  7. What are your salary requirements?
  8. What are your short-term/long-term goals?
  9. Can you explain any gaps in your employment history?
  10. Do you have any questions?

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