Interviewer Questions - Company

Questions that the company may ask in an Interview:

  • What was the most complex assignment you have had? What was your role?
  • What has been your most rewarding accomplishment?
  • Give me an example of an important goal which you had set in the past and tell me about your success in reaching it.
  • How would you evaluate your ability to deal with conflict?
  • How would you describe your leadership skills?
  • Describe an instance when you had to think on your feet to extricate yourself from a difficult situation.
  • Describe the type of professor that has created the most beneficial learning experience for you.
  • Some people consider themselves to be "big picture people" and others are detail oriented. Which are you? Give an example that illustrates your preference.
  • Recall a situation in which communications were poor. How did you handle it?
  • What quality or attribute do you feel will most contribute to your career success?

Interviewee Questions - Canidate

Questions that you should considering asking your future employer:

  • Who does this position report to? If I am offered the position, can I meet him/her?
  • What is the typical work week? Is overtime expected?
  • What characteristics does a successful person have in your organization?
  • How would you describe your organization's personality and management style?
  • When can I expect to hear from you?
  • What happened to the last person who held this job?
  • I read in your literature that your training program is comprised of three six-month rotations. Does the employee have any input into where he will go at the end of each rotation? How do you evaluate the employee's performance during the training period?
  • What are the career paths in this department?
  • What are the most immediate challenges of the position that need to be addressed in the first three months?
  • What does the client expect at the end of the project?