How you answer these questions in an interview will determine whether or not you are asked back for a second one. Answering these questions ahead of time in writing will drastically reduce stress since you will feel prepared and answer on script, rather than having to answer on your feet. Consider memorizing your responses and include a brief story for each.
Here are the 12 most common interview questions you will need to prepare for:
- Tell me about yourself?
- What is your greatest strength?
- What is your greatest weakness?
- Why do you want to work here?
- Why should we hire you?
- Tell me about a time where you showed leadership?
- Tell me about a time you were successful on a team?
- Why do you want to leave your current role?
- How do you explain your employment gap?
- Describe your most challenging project?
- What are your salary expectations?
- Where do you see yourself in 5 years?
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