7 most important questions for any interview

Tell me something about yourself

This question can be the first question for most of the Fresher’s interview process. It gives you a chance to take interview in the direction you want it to take. You can mention your educational qualifications, key achievements, internship experiences and so on. Read more

List your strengths

Here you can mention your key strengths. It can be both on a technical level or character level. At this stage you should generally mention the key skills required for the job. It gives an idea of your expertise to your interviewer. Read more

What is your weakness?

This is the most tricky question in any interview. Here, neither can you mention your inact weakness or some lame story to avoid the question. For this question it’s a good practice to mention your strength in a negative way which will emphasize on your strength and also showcase that you are very disciplined with respect to it & trying to improve it. Read more

Why should we hire you?

If you feel that you are highly qualified for the job which you are applying for, you should mention this, but don’t forget that others may match or exceed your suitability. In this case, focus on what else you can bring to the table, may be with your soft skill set or team building nature. Read more

Where do you see yourself five years from now?

The company generally wants to understand your future plans i.e. the timelines for which you want to stick with the company or what kind of growth trajectory do you expect. It is okay to say that you would like to progress on from the position on offer to a senior level position. Bosses want to hire people who are filled with determination so be frank and showcase your ambitious or hungry for success side. Read more

Give an example where you showcased leadership skill?

Many people mention in their resume that they have shown good leadership skills or are team players, but few have really achieved those milestones. Think about examples from your past where in you demonstrated such ability. This needn’t be from your professional life but can be from personal life too. You could cite any example from organisations or club to which you belong. Read more

Is there anything that you would like to ask?

Always have few questions prepared in advance. This is your chance to explore the area of the business that the interview is being conducted for. On the other hand, you may simply like to ask for feedback on how you have done in the interview. A good question helps the interviewer get an impression that you have been attentive and have done basic research about the company / role & are interested in the position. Read more

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