Common Questions Employers ask in Interviews
Where to find the answers to the most Common questions Employers ask in Interviews. Here are 6 examples of answers to questions.
You can also type any question into a search engine such as: Google, Bing or Yahoo. Read answers to those questions in articles posted. Prepare and rehearse your answers to common questions with friends or family you respect. Try not to sound rehearsed or scripted in front of the employer; your answers should come across natural.
1. Tell me about yourself?
This is a very difficult question to answer. Do not give a long story about your personal life. You want your answers to be work related – examples: I’m extremely reliable, I work well with others, I’m always open to learning something new. Research this Phrase in Search Engines: Google, Bing or Yahoo.
2. What would be your greatest weakness?
Example: Say, instead of weakness, I see things as a challenge and look for ways to improve myself.
3. Describe how you would handle a difficult situation?
Think back to any difficult situation you handled and you were praised for it and felt a sense of accomplishment.
4. In your last job, think of someone you have worked with, how would they describe you?
This is easy; whether it’s in the work place or somewhere else recall positive statements someone has made about you. Keep it professional.
5. What makes you qualified for this position?
Go over specific skills you know you do well.
6. Do you have any questions for us?
Always answer YES; otherwise, you may appear uninterested to the employer. Never ask if medical benefits cover pregnancy leave; they will think you plan to get pregnant. Think of questions that show you’re eager to learn about the employer’s practice. Here are some examples:
- How do you measure success in the work place?
- Who would I go to if I see ways to streamline things to save money for the practice?
- What are your expectations from employees you hire?
- What are exact duties of this position you are hiring for?
- How long have you kept employees in this position?