Questions Commonly asked in Employment Interviews

Questions Commonly asked in Employment Interviews

A Sample list of questions commonly asked in employment interviews

General Questions:

  1. Introduce yourself
  2. In what type of job you are interested. Why?
  3. What are your career goals?
  4. What is your key strength?
  5. Can you identify one of your weaknesses?
  6. How do you spend your spare time?
  7. Tell about your extracurricular activities and interests.
  8. What type of leadership style you prefer?

Education Related Questions:

  1. Why did you choose your major subject?
  2. What courses did you enjoy? Why?
  3. What is your future education plan?

Company Related Questions:

  1. What do you know about our organization / company?
  2. Why do you want to work in this organization / company?
  3. What are the major products / services of this company?
  4. How you can contribute to success of this organization / company?
  5. What is your expected remuneration? (where remuneration is to be fixed through negotiation)

Previous Job Related Questions:

  • Why did you leave your last job?
  • Why do you want to change your present job? (If the candidate is doing job elsewhere)