job interview questions

Job interview questions. This post will help you prepare for a job interview. Get to know 49 top questions that you might come across during your job interview. Then, do the exercises at the bottom of the site to check if you remember them.

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Top job interview questions:

1.Tell me something about yourself.
2.How would you describe yourself?
3.What kind of person are you?
4.How would your friends describe you?
5. What relevant experience have you got?
6.Where did you work before?
7.What are your strenghts?
8.What are your weaknesses?
9.Why do you want this job?
Why do you want to work for us?
10.Why should we hire you?
11.Are you the best person for this position?
12.Why do you want to change the job?
13.Why were you fired from your previous work?
14.Why did you leave your previous job?
15.What did you like/dislike about your previous job?
16.What are your plans for the future?
17.Where do you see yourself in 5 years?
18.What are your professional goals?
19.What are your career plans?
20.What would you like to achieve?
21.What is your dream job?
22.What is your greatest achievement?
23.What are you proud of?
24.What are you looking for in a new position?
25.How do you handle to stress?
26.Do you like challenges?
27.Are you stress-resistant?
28.Tell as about a stressful situation you ‘ve recently been in. How did you deal with it?
29.Do you prefer do work alone or in a team?
30.Do you like working in a team?
31.Do you have any experience working in a team?
32.Describe a situation when you had to work in a team.
33.Are you a team player?
34.Describe a difficult situation you found yourself at work. How did you solve it?
35.When can you start?
36.What do you know about our company?
37.Why do you want to work in our company?
38.Why did you apply for this job?
39.What are your salary requirements?
40.Why is there a gap in your CV?
41.What do you expect from a boss?
42.Describe your previous boss.
43.What management style do you have?
44.What is important for you at work?
45. What do you know about this position?
46.How have you heard about the position?
47.What do you do in your free time?
48. What are your hobbies?
49. Can you work overtime?

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Exercise 1. Check yourself. How can you ask about…..

  1. stress – How do you handle stress?
  2. weaknesses
  3. hobbies
  4. experience
  5. plans for the future
  6. previous job
  7. salary
  8. team work
  9. company

If you don’t remember check the table with questions.

Exercise 2. Finish the questions.

  1. What are your career ……….?
  2. Why did you leave your previous ………?
  3. What is your greatest ………………..?
  4. What…………….. style do you have?
  5. Are you stress-………………?
  6. Are you a team-…………..?
  7. Why is there a …….in your CV?
  8. Can you ………overtime?

Exercise 3. Explain the words.

  1. achieve – ………………..
  2. fire (v) – ………………….
  3. hire – ……………………..
  4. look for – …………………
  5. handle – ………………….
  6. team work – ……………..
  7. previous job – …………….
  8. stress-resistant – …………
  9. weakness – ………………..
  10. strength – …………………

Answers:

ex. 2

  1. plans
  2. job /work
  3. achievement
  4. management
  5. resistant
  6. player
  7. gap
  8. do/work

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