Great Interview Questions
There are a variety of questions that a job applicant may have to answer during an interview. In fact, the questions that are typically included in an interview can range from very simple questions related to topics such as an individual's work experience to very complex questions related to topics such as situations in which an applicant has failed. Each of these questions is primarily designed to help an interviewer gain insight into the person that he or she is interviewing. However, it is important to note that there are some questions in which the applicant may have an excellent opportunity to impress the interviewer. As a result, a job applicant should be familiar with some of the great interview questions that he or she may be required to answer.
The first question that applicants typically want to answer is "What is your greatest strength?" This question is designed to gather information about the attribute(s) that make you an outstanding employee so it is an excellent opportunity for you to impress an interviewer. However, it is important to note that you should choose a skill or characteristic that is related to the position that you are applying for because the interviewer is attempting to determine whether you can perform a particular position or not. It is also important to note that you should choose a skill or characteristic that you can defend with your experience and/or education because the interviewer is not only looking for strengths related to the position, but is also looking for evidence that indicates that you actually possess the skills that you have stated.
Another example of a great interview question is "What is your greatest accomplishment?" This question is designed to gather information about an achievement that you have made in the past that may be related to the activities that you will have to perform in the future. As a result, this question is an excellent opportunity for you to talk about one or more of your past achievements that are related to the job that you are applying for. A third and final example of a question that you might have to answer during an interview is "We've had a number of applicants interested in this position. What makes you think that we should hire you?" This question may appear to be difficult, but it is actually a great interview question for you to receive because it gives you an opportunity to emphasize the skills that will make you an outstanding employee in that particular position.
Last Updated: 05/23/2014