Friday, May 25, 2012

25 Mock Interview Questions

It is important to be prepared for your next interview. Often times job seekers are nervous or ill prepared for the questions that interviewers ask. It is a fact that all interviewers ask the same questions easy, simple or difficult. 


We suggest that candidates practice mock interviewing with several family members they can be your worst and best critics. Here are some interview questions to help you prepare:

  1. Tell me about a time that you didn't work well with a supervisor. What was the outcome and how would you have changed the outcome?
  2. Have you worked with someone you didn't like? If so, how did you handle it?
  3. How do you get along with older (younger) co-workers? 
  4. Tell me about a time that you worked conveying technical information to a nontechnical audience.
  5. Why do you think you will be successful at this job?
  6. Tell me about a time that you participated in a team, what was your role?
  7. Tell me about a time when you failed. 
  8. What would you do differently if you could start your working life over?
  9. How do you balance life and work?
  10. What is your preferred way to communication - instant message, phone, or email?
  11. What historical figure do you admire and why?
  12. What did you do during this six month gap in employment?
  13. What inspires you in a job?
  14. What excites you most about the position and what do you think would be stretch for you? 
  15. Start with your graduation from high school and explanation the rationale behind each of your career moves. Also explain the thinking process that went into making each if those decisions.
  16. How many hours a day/week do you need to work to get the job done? 
  17. Tell me about yourself.
  18. Why should we hire you?
  19. What do you know about our company?
  20. Why are you currently looking for a job?
  21. Have you been fired recently? If so, why?
  22. Can I call your current employer? What would they say about you?
  23. Do you have any questions for me?
  24. Do you have proper transportation? Are you tardy often? How many times have you called off work in the last 30 days? For what reasons?
  25. What can you offer me that other candidates cant? What make you the best indicate choice?
If you have a felony practice "How" to answer questions about your gap in employment history. Good Reading: "Find Employment In Competitive Market"