Wednesday, February 18, 2009

Most common interview question

There are many questions which are frequently being asked in the interviews. Some of them are as follows:

  1. Tell something about yourself: you can prepare yourself for this question in advance. You can add your achievements in short always tell work related answers. One thing is to be made sure that you does not sound rehearsed.
  2. Why do you leave the last job? : stay positive. You can say that you are getting better opportunity to do something. You should never say ills if that were the case. Stay positive.
  3. What experience do you have in this field? : come as close as possible even tough you don't have any experience in that field.
  4. What do you know about this organization? : You have to do some homework on this topic. You should know in advance whether in which field is the company engaged?
  5. What are the current players and who are the big guns of the company?
  6. Why do you want to work for this organization? : This requires a bit of homework. You have to go by the research which you have done in organization profile. You have to be sincere. Your sincerity will be tested while answering this question. You can also add your long term goal.
  7. What salary you are expecting? : You are very unlucky if you are the first to answer this? However you can opt for not answering it. You can say that it's a very tough question to answer. You can ask for the rage for this job. They will surely reply for this. If they do not then I depend on the details of the job?
  8. Have you ever been asked to leave the position? You answer according to its truthiness. Don't say lie. Tell what truth is. And don't try to blame anybody.
  9. "Tell about suggestions you have made. : You should go through your previous jobs and tell that suggestion made by you which were accepted and whose consciences were positive for the company.
  10. What is your strength and weakness? : This has multiple answers. You can answer what you feel. But avoid long answers.
  11. What is more important to you? : You are free to answer. But it will be better if you agree the importance of money and also the work. You can say that though you prefer work but money is also important.
  12. Are you willing to work overtime? : Its on your choice to answer this question.

You should always try to make a list of frequently asked question as above and prepare for it in advance. You will surely be asked the above questions. Be prepared and best of luck.

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