The 14 Most Common Questions Asked in an Interview

When you receive a call or mail that you have been shortlisted for an interview, it’s a great opportunity for you to pave your way to getting hired. The company you applied to has seen potential in you and would like to meet you, to get to know you. While you’ve done your research on the company and what they expect, you also need to prepare for the general interview questions.

Even though you’ve answered many of these questions before, it doesn’t hurt to brush up on solid answers and think of new or recent ways to illustrate your point.

1. Tell us about yourself.

2. What is your greatest strength?

3. What is your greatest weakness?

4.Why do you want to work here?

5. Why are you the right fit for this role?

6.Why do you intend to leave your current role?

7. How do you handle pressure?


8. How do you effectively manage your time when on deadline?

9. Briefly describe your leadership/teamwork style.

10. What is your favorite part about your current job?

11. What was your recent failure and how did you handle it?

12. What are your salary expectations?

13. What do you like to do outside of work?

14. What questions do you have for us?

Practice some or all of these questions before you go into the office or Interview setting. Practicing helps you to improve your readiness and chances of having a successful interview.

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  1. I attended the interview recently and i was asked almost all the questions you have just listed. Thanks for sharing.

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