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1998-2018:20 YEARS OF RECRUITMENT EXCELLENCE

If only everything in life was as black and white

Fortunately few interviewers are particularly innovative when it comes to interview questions, so if you prepare for the following questions you can reckon to have covered 80% of questions that will ever be asked in an interview situation.

  • Why are you looking to leave your current job?
  • Why did you leave your previous job?
  • What do you know about our company?
  • What are your strengths and weaknesses?
  • What can you offer our company?
  • What is your greatest achievement to date/ in you current job/ in all your jobs?
  • What do you dislike about your present/previous job?
  • What do you like most about your present/previous job?
  • Where would you like to be in five years?
  • Do you prefer to work alone or in a group? Why?
  • Describe your management style.
  • What kind of people do you find most difficult to work with? Why?
  • In your present/previous job what kind of pressure did you encounter? How did you cope with it?
  • What do you find difficult in your current/previous job?
  • Do you consider yourself a self-starter? If so, explain why.
  • How do you manage your time?
  • What role do you play in meetings? Give examples.
  • What role do you play in meetings? Give examples.
  • What is the toughest decision you have had to make whilst at your present/previous company?
  • What change has caused you the most difficulty and why?
  • How do you measure success in your current job?
  • How far have you ever compromised your standards? Give examples.
  • Give some instances in which you anticipated problems or influenced new direction.
  • What kinds of people do you like working with?
  • Do you prefer to work alone or in a group?
  • Which part of this role is the least attractive to you?

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