64 Common Job Interview Questions and Answers

Are you attending a job interview? Here are 64 possible job interview questions and answers that can help you standout in any job interview

Job Interview Questions and Answers
Note: This article aims to give you clues on how to answer some interview questions and in no way suggests that you should quote the answers herein.

Credits: This Article is Adopted from a book titled "JOB HUNTER" written by Deka Ezeadili.

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TYPICAL INTERVIEW QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS


Here are some tested interview questions that could turn a job interview into a job offer. The questions have been asked before, while advice on how to go about them are provided herein. Answers to each question have also been provided. Although the overall questions will only serve as a guide to applicants on the likely questions they may encounter in an interview. Applicants are advised to try as much as possible to be natural in answering questions at interviews. Relate each question asked to your peculiar qualification and experience. Do not to try to mime questions and answers as they appear in this article because your own situation may be quiet different. Rather, let this serve as  a useful guide to you when preparing for a job interview.
This post contains 64 possible job interview questions and answers.


Guidelines:
Q = Question
A = Advise
R = Response


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Q. Tell us about yourself or may we meet you.

A. Here is the opportunity of that first impression which always creates the lasting impression. Be careful to choose your words appropriately. You must know more about the question before giving your answer, to avoid discussing irrelevancies, In this situation, you may ask, "Is there any particular aspect of my background that would be most relevant?"

R. In answering question, you will need to talk about personal data, education, work experience and probably those qualities that you posses which will portray you as the right candidate for the job. You must show yourself to possess one or more of the key personality profiles such as humility, honesty, tolerance, determination, integrity, loyalty, team player, etc. Whichever you choose, you must give an example of what you can do to buttress your claim.


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Q. Why are you on the job market?

A. Interviewers are aware of the fact that applicants hardly give a truthful answer to this particular question. He will watch to hear your answer with greater attention. Be quick in answering the question because any delay could be dangerous. Be honest as you can be even if you were kicked out of your job.

R. Your answer may appear as truthful as this;"I was placed on a job which wasn't the one i applied for" or " I was a victim of the current ongoing downsizing in the organization" or better still, "For career advancement". In the case of a company which is obviously larger than where you are coming from, you may give such answer as, "to work in a more challenging environment" or " for a better remuneration".


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Q. Why did you leave your last job?

A. You must have a reason foe leaving your previous employment, where you do not have any; you may apply any of the six acceptable reasons from the employment industry formula CLAMPS:

Challenge: the job was not as challenging as you would have wanted, thereby stunt growth professionally.

Location: the proximity from your place of residence was unreasonably long thereby costing a lot in terms of transportation.

Advancement: Due to many people ahead of you, there was obviously no opportunity for you to grow in your career.

Money: you were underpaid for your skills and contributions.

Pride/Prestige: You wanted to be with a larger and better company.

Security: the company was not stable.



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Q. Why do you want to work with us?

A. To answer this question appropriately, you must have researched about the company at least to know one or two things about them. Let your answer portray what you believe the company can do for you.

R. "Your company's reputation in provision of suitable and challenging work environment is such that I need to bring out the best in me".



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Q. What is it that you like or dislike most about your last job?

A. Hey! stop. before you start rambling, be sure not to make any negative comment about your previous employer because that will automatically mail you as a troublesome employed who goes about assassinating the image of his/her employers. if your interview gave a brief history of the organization, you may use that to your advantage at this moment to answer the posing question.

R. You may say," I really liked everything about my employer, in fact, the company taught me how to work with precision. the reason why i want to leave is because, I want to work with a bigger firm which encourages specialization" If you are already coming from a bigger firm, you can as well turn your answer the other way round and say, " I want to work with a smaller firm where specialization is less so as to help me participate in the different areas of my job"


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Q. What particular thing will you say you do not like or agree with in your last company?

A. this is yet another tricky question to see if you will go blabbing. it is still not enough reason for you to give a negative view about your previous employer.

R. Simply put it this way, "i did not like the way some set of staff seem to hijack the affairs of the organization pretending to be the only ones doing things right and would not want another person's effort to be recognized, while it was only an eye service", or, "majority of the staff there were only after their pay-pack rather than giving the company their best".


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Q. What is your overall view about your last company?

A. No matter what circumstance you are facing in your company or that made you to leave, you must always maintain a positive posture about your previous work place and a management.

R. Simple and short, "good or very good".


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Q. What is the most difficult situation you have faced in your work?

A. Try not to talk about rancor between you and your fellow workers because that will underscore you as a team player which will not be in your own best interest.

R. "It was when I was made a leader of a team on a particular project on finding out how to increase the level of job satisfaction among workers. Initially, it was not easy to coordinate the divergent views among members, but at the end of it all, I was able to carry everyone along and eventually came out with an outstanding report".


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Q. Tell me about a particular project that challenged your strength?

A. This is one of the questions that could help you sell yourself in an interview. It tests your problem - solving ability and demands to know that thing that makes you outstanding from the rest. Tell of a situation that was truly challenging, the darker the situation, the better. But you must also go ahead to show how you tackled the problem and how it eventually benefited the company.

R. "My company had a terrible set back in a particular period due to a costly mistake made by the quality control department. This affected the finished product of a batch which was unknowingly pushed into the market. As the consumers found out that something was wrong with quality, it was trailed by serious agitation which eventually eroded consumer's confidence on the company. This situation adversely affected the company's revenue and operations. As a supervisor of branding and sales, it became an onerous task for me to reclaim the confidence which was once enjoyed from our numerous customers. Though it was not easy, but I took the bull by the horn. I came out with a blue print and recommended that we change the packaging outlook of our product, and that we should distribute a sample product free to all our customers. This strategy cost the company a lot in terms of finance, but that was just the magic that once again turned the fortune of the company around. I was commended with a promotion for that feat".


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Q. What are your biggest accomplishments?

A. Do not answer simple yes or no. you may ask, "In what area, job or life in general?"

R. Borrow a clue from the response above or other similar situation which you adjudge successful in your life. You may start by saying, "My best I feel still lies ahead but for now I will say ...........".


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Q. What are your most memorable achievements?

A. Endeavor to list at least one outstanding achievement as no employer would want to employ someone who can not impact on his organization.

R. "I saved my company a major loss that would have shaken its foundation by uncovering a big time fraud worth several millions of dollars perpetrated by some staff.


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Q. What are your strengths?

A. Tell your interviewer what you can do probably more than your colleagues. Do not claim you can do anything because of your desperation to get the job. A USA based senior vice president of a banking group, Patricia Coyle, said that employers look for traits such as high energy level, enthusiasm, reliability, social sensitivity, results, and tough mindedness.

R. "I can work with or without supervision" or " I can work under pressure and yet with the best result". "I am highly trustworthy". Whatever answer you choose to give, be sure to back it up with concrete evidence of a situation which replicates that.


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Q. What are your perceived weaknesses?

A. Do not attempt to portray yourself as infallible. No human being that does not once in a while falter. Though in doing that, you should not go to the opposite extreme and lift up your hair looking for warts, warned Anne Weinstock. Tell your weakness area but also, how you positively tacked such.

R. "People often take my penchant for excellence and insistence on doing the right thing at the right time for strictness, though I always take my time to explain my stand which at the end of it all, I receive nothing but applause".


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Q. What are your outstanding qualities?

A. This question seeks almost the same answer as 'what are your strength?' While the former probes more of your personality profile, the latter seeks to know of your job skills.

R. List two or three of the key personality profiles such as humility, honesty, determination, reliability, integrity, and etc. Expatiate on which ever trait you choose and give example on how it associates to your person.


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Q. Why should I hire you?

A. Make your answer short and simple. Bring out from the fore areas from your background, both academic and work experience, and relate it to the current areas of need of your prospective employer.

R. "I have the qualification you need coupled with a solid hands-on experience in the area of ........."


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Q. What qualification do you have that will make you successful in this job?

A. This is another good opportunity that comes on a platter of gold for you to sell yourself. Your interviewer does not only want to hear of your numerous academic qualifications, but also your job experience and probably other special skills that acquired that stands you out from the crowd. The ball is surely now on your court.

R. Take a clue from a the relevant aspects above and harmonize.


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Q. What kind of experience do you have for this job?

A. This question seems almost the same with the one above. In some cases, the interviewer will intimate you on the needs of the company, why they want to hire someone. Knowing what the company's needs are, you should be able to position yourself in a manner as to having what it takes to solve the problem.

R. Let us say in the case of a typist who the company wants to hire in addition to the ones they already have due to expansion and backlog of work. Your good answer should be, "My vast knowledge in computer usage together with my high typing speed will immensely improve the efficiency and effectiveness of service delivery".


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Q. Tell us how you came this far in your organization?

A. This question seeks to know your past, present and future. Where are you coming from? What brought you where you are? And where are you going from here? Tell your interviewer tales of recognition and promotions which you have had through your work career which was made possible through your determination and hard work. Let your interviewer know where you would want to be in a few years to come to assure him that you still have some drops of energy left in you.

R. "I started off as an office assistant with little education, but through my show of hard work, unparalleled contributions and sincerity, the company found me a double-step promotion to the rank of a supervision. Because of my determination to excel, i decided to upgrade my education to a degree level which later earned me my present position as a manager.


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Q. Describe a typical day on your present (past) job?

A. Your interviewer at this point seeks to know how you can make very good use of your official hours which he is to be paying for. No one would want to hire somebody who will be eating into his time or rather would not utilise paid time to the optimum, especially this time when private corporations seem to offer more employment opportunities with better pay packages, and operates in a highly competitive environment. Every entrepreneur wants to maximize profit via output. You will need to tell your interviewer how you plan every succeeding day beforehand, how you review each day's work at the end of then day and how you tidy up before going home.

R. "I endeavour to create a duty list at the end of each day for the next day and after the day's work, i will carefully go through all that i did to see if i met my personal set target, then i will plan for the coming day and tidy up my office before leaving for home"


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Q. What has been the bane of your success in your career?

A. Your interviewer does not wish you start enumerating your countless successes because that will have no practical effect to his own situation. He expects you to outline those personal attributes and values of yours which led to the success recorded.

R. My success mostly comes from the fact that i am a great team-player. I believe in contribution of ideas and harnessing it to solve problems. This has really helped me because of the overwhelming support i get from co-workers. More so, I have a ready-to-learn attitude and give in my best to everything I do". You can go ahead to narrate a situation to buttress your assertion.


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Q. Can you work under pressure?

A. Remember, every question in an interview has an opportunity attached to it for you to sell yourself. A simple 'yes' or 'no' answer is not always the best deal for you except otherwise demanded from your interviewer. Some questions such as this carry the temptation of a yes and no answer but you should avoid it. Even when you have answered yes or no, you must quickly add some lines to elaborate before your interviewer cuts in and take your yes/no as only what you can afford.

R. "Yes, I find it exciting working under pressure though I believe in planning my work beforehand to eliminate last minute panic and also take of errors, if there is any".


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Q. What is your best strategy if you find yourself in a tensed situation?

A. The approach to this question is totally different from working under pressure. Yes, if unavoidably pressure comes, you can handle it, but then how do you do that? Remember, tension builds up when you allow things to pile up and only to be done within a constrained time-frame.

R. "Choose to handle the cause of tension instead of tension itself. Since tension is caused by backlog of duty, I strictly adhere to my duty schedule to avoid unnecessary panic. However, when inevitable situation occurs, I tackle it with the seriousness it deserves".


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Q. Are you a team player?

A. Before you go ahead to answer this question be sure to know what the job requires, whether it is a job that needs you to work alone or with others. Give your answer as it suits the situation.

R. "I enjoy working alone when necessary because it helps me have much focus on what I am doing" or "I enjoy working with others because so much is achieved when you work in a group".


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Q. Have you ever found it challenging working with others?

A. This question still probes to know whether you are a team player or not. Most organizations believe in a staff who is a team player no one works in isolation. A simple answer of 'yes' or 'no' may be all that you need.

R. Keep your answer positive: "No, not at all".


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Q. What was your initially feeling when you joined your present (last) company?

A. You have to be as sincere as possible though with caution as not to nail yourself.

R. "Sincerely, I felt a bit nervous because I was battling with the anxiety of doing things the way it is done there but at the same time, I was excited about the new job and all that comes with it.


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Q. Did you encounter any difficulty getting along with people considering the difference in backgrounds and interests?

A. This is yet another question that seeks to know whether you are a team player or not. Borrow a clue from the answer above and keep your response short and simple.

R. "No, I did not".


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Q. Do you accept criticism?

A. The interviewer wants to test the degree of your level headedness and open mindedness, whether you can take instructions in good faith or you are the stubborn type.

R. "Very well, I have a ready-to-learn attitude because I believe that no one has monopoly of knowledge".


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Q. Can you describe a situation where your work or idea was criticized?

A. In this situation, your interviewer wants you to demonstrate how you can manage a situation of criticism if it comes to you. He is not actually keen on what has happened in the past with your previous job, but using that as a reference point, he wants to draw a clue on what the future will look like with you on the job. Tell of a period where your suggestion was criticized and probably, your idea was rejected. Be careful not to say your work was unaccepted because that could send a negative signal and fear to your prospective employer in terms of loss of money.

R. "It was a period when I was one of those selected to come up with a design idea for a new product the company was planning to produce. My design and some others were not chosen after careful deliberations by the management. Though, I put in a lot of effort to come out with good result, but I saw obvious reasons why my design was not the best.


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Q. Tell us how you will handle criticism if it comes.

A. Here, the interviewer wants you to outline your personal strategy for handling criticism. If you can accept criticism and you have experienced it, then how did you go about it?

R. "When I am criticized, I try to pay good attention and listen carefully to whatever is being said to me to find out exactly where have derailed to enable me make amend. Even as the urge to talk might sometimes be there, I try to resist it and continue to listen".


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Q. What personal characteristics do you have that will enable you succeed in this field?

A. This question still points to the key personality profiles as mentioned earlier. It demands to know those that you have, that will help form the basis of your success in the job.

R. "I have got integrity, honesty, drive, good communication, analytical mind, energy, determination coupled with a team-work attitude".


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Q. What valuable experience have you gathered from your previous jobs?

A. Your interviewer wants to know those positive attitudes you have learned to do your job with better productivity.

R. "I have learned to firstly, seek to know and understand the company's vision, and work in cognizance with it. Also, to work 'with' the organization rather than work 'for' it, because every success of the company is invariably my own success".


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Q. Can you tell me why I should hire an outsider when I could fill the vacancy with someone inside the company?

A. Once again, highlight your personal skills and strength that is relevant to the job in question.

R. "In my own case, it is not just hiring someone who have got great potentials like energy, motivation, analytical skill, determination, and more. Again, each time you hire a worthy outsider, you have succeeded in bringing in a new experience and creativity into the company".




Interview Questions and AnswersQ. What are your expectations from your next job?

A. In giving answer to this question, avoid listing what you want the company to give you rather, say what you will give the company if given the chance.

R. "I expected a company where i will be celebrated worker through my obvious impact on my job. Being someone with enormous energy, I want to see myself deliver a timely quality job and possibly, exceed my given target".


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Q. Which of your past jobs was your least interesting one?

A. Remember,l no negative picture of your previous place of work or former boss. Say something close to negative but with a positive influence .

R. "All my past jobs have been quite interesting because each comes with its own peculiar joys and worries. However, I will say that working as an office assistant with ABC company was somewhat a boring experience at the beginning because i was under-utilized, though i later learnt how to combine my duty with making myself available in other sections where the need might be In this way, I was able to learn lot.


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Q. Why do you think that this job will offer you desired satisfaction?

A. To answer this question satisfactorily, one must have researched on the company and the job to see what the nature of the job is like. This will go a long way to tell whether you prepared adequately for the interview.

R. "Since the job is customer relation which entails meeting people, and i, having strong inter-personal character, will definitely find it interesting and fulfilling.


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Q. What is your idea of how industry works?

A. Your interviewer wants to know if you are a business minded person or you are those who simply wait for the end of every month to grab their pay without working for the company to get its own pay first.

R. "Companies are profit oriented organizations and as such, they strive to continuously increase their customer base by providing efficient and effective services which will stand them out among their competitors".


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Q. What do you know about our company?

A. This goes further to show the need for you to research on the company before the interview date. With the information you have gathered, you will be better equipped to answer this question. Your giving the right answer to the question will demonstrate the interest you have on the establishment, and it may help to do the magic for you.

R. "I know that the company is into the production of corrugated iron roofing sheets, it is public quoted company, and it has been ten years in existence..................."


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Q. What in your own view determines progress in a company?

A. You should base your answer for this question on the key personality traits which have been discussed earlier. Tell your interviewer those qualities that enhance productivity such as energy, tolerance, determination, team-work, etc.

R. "The progress of any company largely depends on the set of workforce the company parades. It is said that most business fail because of the wrong man at the helm of affairs. The company must also parade a competent managerial team to formulate workable progressive-driven policies, and endeavor to bring on board employees who understand the vision of the company and work towards achieving it".


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Q. What type of boss would you prefer?

A. Be careful not to start any negative reference of your boss, be it present or past, because it will portray you as one who is not submissive to authority.

R. "I prefer a boss who is competent, whom i will learn from and will not hesitate to redirect me when i am doing things the wrong way".


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Q. How would you describe your present/last boss?

A. Again, whether your boss is such that you pray each day not to see his or her face, you must keep that to yourself and provide a palatable answer.

R. "He is someone i respect so much for his vast knowledge, and i appreciate all that i have learnt from him".


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Q. What are the areas you have disagreed with your superior on?

A. Do not tell of any disagreement with your boss no matter how strong you feel about the issue.

R. "I have never ever had any disagreement with my boss rather, i listen and take corrections whenever my idea is criticized".


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Q. When was it you felt your boss should have done a better job?

A. This same question still goes to test your extent of loyalty to your superiors.

R. "My boss is adequately informed on the job that i have never had any cause to think that he should have done it better. I have been busy all the while learning from him".


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Q. Can you tell us one thing that your boss did that you never liked?

A. Still no negative insinuation.

R. "My relationship with my boss has been strictly official, and being competent on the job, such a situation had never occurred".


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Q. How do you manage to interview while still employed?

A. Try not to tell your interviewer about a possible lie you have told your boss before leaving office, faking one illness or the other.

R. "I requested for a few days off-duty to attend to some personal matters, and my boss granted, since i rarely absent myself from duty".


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Q. Are you willing to go where ever the job takes you to?

A. Before you go ahead to answer this question, you must ask your interviewer what exactly he meant, "Do you mean on a business trip or transfer?" Whichever way the answer goes, you must give a positive answer of 'yes' because what is paramount at this point is for you to secure the job, any other decision can be taken care of later.

R. "Yes, I am"


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Q. How long would you want to stay with the company?

A. No meaningful employer would like a situation whereby he employs today and the next day the employee is out. it hampers the productivity of the organization because, you will endlessly be putting new employees through with the workings of the company thereby wasting quality time. Hence, be positive in your answer.

R. "I would want to remain with the company so long as there is opportunity for me to grow in my career and there is job satisfaction"


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Q. Why have you been out of work for so long?

A. You must have got yourself ready with acceptable answer for any gap in your employment history as you prepare your CV. Try to be sincere as possible.

R. "I decided to take my time to get a job which will meet my career expectations and not one which i may easily get fed up with. I want a place where there is enormous challenge which will invariably shape me and my career, from what i have heard of your company, I believe i am at then right place".


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Q. Looking at your CV, it shows you have been with one firm for a very long time yet without a significant increase in rank or salary. What must have been the cause?

A. Like I said earlier, there is no need including your salary history in your CV unless otherwise requested. In answering the question, you must be as tactical as possible to be able to convince your interviewer a bit due to the enormous suspicion posed by such question.

R. "I am not someone that like to jump from one job to another. i was busy acquiring more knowledge on my career that i hadn't time to think of salary, and it is this knowledge that has equipped me such that i believe i am most suitable for your job".


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Q. You have had several jobs within a short period of time. Why?

A. There are different ways you can handle this type of question so as to convince your interviewer. It could be as a result of strong desire to contribute or due to youthfulness or better still, due to your desire to acquire broader knowledge and be more competent.

R. "I have always had that strong desire to contribute meaningfully wherever i work, and as a fresh graduate, I could not do much, so i was changing job to see what experience each situation will offer me, and now i am ready to settle on a job because i have got a whole load of experience" or "I decided to take up the job with ABC company because of the experience i stand to gain even through i was aware that the proximity to my residence was quite long. I later got a job with XYZ which was reasonably closer but unfortunately, it was not challenging. I then joined DEF which was quite bigger and i taught i could advance my career there and have better opportunity to contribute and grow with the company, but i was wrong. Though it looks like a job-hop, but it has equipped me the more that my wealth of experience is what any employer would be happy to have around him, more so, now that i am determined to settle on a job'.


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Q. What area of your skills/professional development do you think that you need to improve more on this time?

A To answer this question effectively, your interviewer must have hinted you on the nature of the job and possibly, its requirements. it is another question that tends to probe your area of weakness. Do not paint the picture of a saint; neither should you wash your dirty linen in the public. Derive your answer from those requirements.

R. "Though i have got a lot of energy and determination which is the basic prerequisite for one to succeed on the job, yet i believe it is still not enough. There is need for constant improvement on these skills so as to contribute to deliver the best".


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Q. What is expected of a supervisor in terms of responsibility?

A. In sincerity, there is no one pattern the operations of organizations follow in terms of jobs speci9fic task. The job of a supervisor in ABC company may not be exactly the same in XYZ. However, your answer must be realistic enough to carry some convincing weight behind it.

R. "Generally, a supervisor's job could vary according to organizations, but basically a supervisor is a person put in charge of a number of workers to accomplish each given task either as a group or individual. It lies on the supervisor to assign the task, explain the job specification, and probably its procedure. Also, the supervisor goes ahead to monitor the progress of the job if necessary, and assesses the job wholly when completed".


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Q. Are you a sport enthusiast?

A. Having a favorite sport will help the interviewer further discern what kind of person you are, to know the area you may have a comparative advantage. If enjoy energy sapping games, it obviously shows you could you job without complaining of fatigue. If the sport is such that requires endurance, you could as well possess a lot of determination in you, or probably a team sport like football which portrays a team spirit.

R. "Though I have little time for sports due to my job schedule, but whenever I do, I love watching the game of football, and I jog on weekends to keep fit"


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Q. Where would you want to be in the next five years?

A. It is natural to see most interviewees answering that they want to be at the top echelon of their field. Whichever way, you must give response that is realistic, your interviewer may demand that you further explain how you have planned to make it.

R. "In the next five years, I would want to see myself well grounded in my career and to have contributed in a manner that I will be a celebrated staff in my company. Every other good thing must surely follow.


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Q. Can we contact your references?

A. Actually, this is a question that could sound unpalatable to people with falsified information on their CV, but if you are the clean type, your answer can always be a 'yes' though with some conditions.

R. "Yes you can check my reference but that should be after I have secured the job offer and perhaps already working on the job".



MORE TIPS ON INTERVIEW QUESTIONS

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Q. From your qualifications and experience, what do you think your weakness are with reference to this job?

A. Do not outline any weakness by yourself rather ask the interviewer to tell you any which he has found out. From his answer, you will now be able to change his mind about the perceived weakness to your advantage.


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Q. Why do you choose this career path?

A. You must be able to convince your interviewer why you think such job gives you the required satisfaction needed from a career. It will be easier for you if your educational qualification tallies with the career path, but where this is not the case, you may need more convincing answer to sail through.

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Q. What do you expect from your next job?

A. Say few things you will wish to expect from the job but try to keep your answer within what you will wish to do for the company and not what the company will do for you.

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Q. Can you be described as someone who goes the extra mile?

A. Describe a situation where you have done something which seemed to be out of the ordinary, how you tackled the problem not minding the intimidation it posed, and how you succeeded positively to the overall advantage of the company.


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Q. What special contributions have you made in your present place of work?

A. Tell of an idea which was your brain-child that brought a positive result in the company.


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Q. What was your relationship with your previous boss?

A. You must demonstrate that you are someone who submits to authority and work according to the dictates of the management.

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Q. What special skills do you posses that will stand you out?

A. To answer this question, you must have known what the job requires so as to tailor your answer to suit the job requirements.


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Q. Can you describe yourself as a determined person?

A. Show how you have dared where other failed, how you apply diligence in your work together with energy, and so on.


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Q. In what special way can you help this company?

A. You must describe a contribution which you made in your previous company that can be obtained in this present one. it is a question on the accepted personality ethics.


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Q. What salary do you expect from us?

A. Before you give your answer, ask that the interviewer intimates you with the salary range of the company, and then choose your answer from when you appropriately belong.


Important Notes:

Interview questions and answers in this article are nothing but to help frame your mind on how you should prepare yourself before attending a job interview. On no account whatsoever should you dub answers as they appear here. Doing that may be doing yourself more harm than good because each situation comes with a peculiar scenario.

In answering interview questions, it is highly advisable that you try as much as possible not to exaggerate facts because the consequences may be costlier than you ever thought.

Before you depart an interview room be sure to have imprinted your image in the minds of your interviewers with some impact statements, this will create a greater opportunity for you to scale through. Even when your qualifications are not what they are looking for, any slightest chance that exists, you will readily call to their mind to fill it.


Thank you for reading. If you feel there is any possible interview question you want us to include, tell us about it on the comment section.

Special Thanks to Oyebamiji Toyese for assisting to type this work.

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