Being Ready For Common Questions in Your Job Interview

Part of Answering Tough Interview Questions For Dummies Cheat Sheet

Certain questions (or at least some variation on them) come up in almost every single interview. Take a look at these pointers and be sure to have an answer prepared for each one – then you can’t go wrong!

  • Tell us a bit about yourself.

  • What do you know about our company?

  • What do you think your strengths are?

  • What would you say your weaknesses are?

  • Why do you want to work for us?

  • Why are you looking to leave your current job?

  • Why should we hire you?

  • When would you be ready to start?

  • Where do you see yourself in five years’ time?

  • Do you have any questions for us?