Interviewer Questions - Company

Questions that the company may ask in an Interview:

  • What skills have you acquired from your work experience?
  • 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 time when you were faced with problems or stresses that tested your coping skills.
  • Have you ever had difficulty with a supervisor or instructor? How did you resolve the conflict?
  • Describe a situation when you were able to have a positive influence on the actions of others.
  • Have you found any ways to make school or a job easier or more rewarding or to make yourself more effective?
  • What sorts of things have you done to become better qualified for your career?
  • In a supervisory or group leader role, have you ever had to discipline or counsel an employee or group member? What was the nature of the discipline? What steps did you take? How did that make you feel? How did you prepare yourself?
  • Can you describe your long-range goals and objectives?
  • Are you more energized by working with data or by collaborating with other individuals?

Interviewee Questions - Canidate

Questions that you should considering asking your future employer:

  • If I meet or exceed the company's expectations, will there be additional opportunities to expand my responsibilities?
  • Are there any other questions I can answer for you?
  • If I am extended a job offer, how soon would you like me to start?
  • What is the typical work week? Is overtime expected?
  • What are the organization's strengths, and what challenges does it face?
  • What is your company's policy on attending seminars, workshops, and other training opportunities?
  • What qualities are you looking for in your new hires?
  • What are the challenges I would face in this position over the next three months?
  • What can you tell me about your new product or plans for growth?
  • What is the budget this department operates with?