A job interview is always a daunting prospect, and in today’s economic downturn, companies are being more selective about who they hire. One of the ways they can filter out the unwanted applicants is to ask difficult questions. Very often how these questions are answered makes the difference between success and failure. This tactic helps the employer find the right applicants, but also difficult questions provide an opportunity for those who are prepared with the right answer
Most Common Interview Questions What are your strengths? What are your weaknesses? Why are you interested in working for [insert company name here]? Where do you see yourself in 5 years? 10 years? Why do you want to leave your current company? Why was there a gap in your employment between [insert date] and [insert date]? What can you offer us that someone else can not? What are three things your former manager would like you to improve on? Are you willing to relocate? Are yo
Most of us make two mistakes when we are being questioned in an interview. First, we fail to listen to the question. We proceed to answer a question that was not asked or to give out a lot of superfluous information. Second, we attempt to answer questions without preparation. Not even the most skilled debater can answer questions off the cuff without damaging his or her chances of success.
Bottom line … BE PREPARED! Tell me about yourself? What is your greatest strength? Wha