Interviewer Questions

  • Why did you decide to seek a position in this company?
  • Can you describe your long-range goals and objectives?
  • What do you do when you are faced with an obstacle to an important project? Give an example.
  • Tell of the most difficult customer service experience that you have ever had to handle -- perhaps an angry or irate customer. Be specific and tell what you did and what was the outcome.
  • Describe a situation in which you had to arrive at a compromise or guide others to a compromise.
  • Recall a time from your work experience when your manager or supervisor was unavailable and a problem arose. What was the nature of the problem? How did you handle that situation? How did that make you feel?
  • What has been your experience in giving presentations? What has been your most successful experience in speech making?
  • Describe some times when you were not very satisfied or pleased with your performance. What did you do about it?
  • Describe a team experience you found disappointing. What could you have done to prevent it?
  • Tell me about a time when you failed to meet a deadline. What things did you fail to do? What were the repercussions? What did you learn?
  • What is the most competitive work or school situation you have experienced? How did you handle it? What was the result?
  • How would you evaluate your ability to deal with conflict?
  • Do you have a geographic preference?
  • Give me a specific occasion in which you conformed to a policy with which you did not agree.
  • What do you think it takes to be successful in this career?
  • How would you describe yourself?

Interviewee Questions

  • Describe typical first year assignments on the job.
  • What qualities are you looking for in your new hires?
  • I read in Business Week that a major competitor of yours is increasing its market share in your main market. What plans does your firm have to regain its lost market share?
  • How much travel is expected?
  • What happened to the last person who held this job?
  • What have been the department's successes in the last couple of years?
  • What does the client expect at the end of the project?
  • How often are performance reviews given?
  • What is the typical work week? Is overtime expected?
  • What makes your firm, hospital, school system, ad agency, etc., different?
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