Interview Questions

Before you attend an interview, the key word here is ‘Prepare’.  Here are a few examples of questions that you should expect to be asked and should ask during your interview.

Think carefully about the answers, as this is your chance to prove that you are the most suitable candidate for the job.  It is up to you to tailor/modify the questions to the role you are being interviewed for.

Questions that you may be asked
  • Why do you want this job? Outline the positive aspects of the role.
  • What strengths can you bring to this Company? This is a chance for you to shine, so sell yourself on your attributes.
  • What qualities do you think will be required to perform this role? You could discuss your communication, supervisory, problem solving skills etc.
  • What interests you about our product/services? Research the company by looking at the website and doing your homework.
  • Why do you want to work for this Company? Highlight the positive reasons but try not to mention reasons like more salary.
  • Why should we employ you? Talk about your previous experience and qualifications that will benefit you in this role.
  • What do you like/dislike about the role you are performing in your current company? Remember to discuss the good things, even if you tell them there’s nothing you dislike about your current job.
  • How similar/different does your current job resemble this one? Stress the similarities rather than the differences, to show that you would fit in.
  • Why do you want to leave your current company? Discuss how you want a new challenge, avoiding talking negatively about your current company.
  • Why are you changing careers? If relevant to the interview, be positive!
Questions that you can ask
  • What kind of training will I receive?
  • How many people are there in the team?
  • Who would I report to?
  • What can _____ offer me to develop my career that other companies cannot?
  • What makes _______ such a good company to work for?
  • How long have you been with ______, and what is it about them that you enjoy?
  • What benefits could I expect to receive?

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