Job Interview Questions and Answers

Job Interview Questions and Answers

Anticipating the job interview questions is one of the best ways to get ready for an interview. Getting ready for an interview requires homework, but the hours of prep time will be worth it. Your answers for any interview questions are taken into consideration by the interviewer.

This page is an index page of the most read interview questions and answers written for the Job Interview Guide blog.

Refer also to Job Interview Tips for Preparation, Tough Interview Questions and Samples Interview Questions/answers.

How to answer Job Interview Questions?
Interview questions that are frequently asked during a job interview.
The First Job Interview Questions

The common Interview Questions and Answers: these questions that are asked at the beginning of any job interview:

* Tell Me about Yourself

These initial job interview questions are the warm up questions. However, the fact is that the first 10 minutes of the interview are crucial. In these 10 minutes the decision of hiring you is made by the interviewer and the rest of the interview spends on giving the interviewer rational for his decision.

Best answers to the interview questions about your – Job Search and Career aspirations
Best answers to Interview Questions about – your job target, future plans and more.

* Why Should We Hire You?
* Why Do You Want This Job?
* Why do you want to work here?
* Why Did You Leave Your Last Job?
* Why Were You Fired?
* What Are Your Salary Expectations?
* What interest you about this job?
* The challenges that you are looking for.
* Why Are You The Best Person For The Job?
* Are You Willing To Relocate or to Travel?
* Where do you see yourself in 5 years time?

When asking these questions, the employer wishes to observe:-

Are you going to take any job offer (shooting in all directions..) or did you seriously planed your job search target and career objectives?
Have you done your homework?
Do you want to ‘get a foot in the door’ OR Are you going to bring added value to the company (How do you see this job matching your skills?)?
Are you selective in your job search?

Consider the job requirements and your background before you answer these interview questions.
Keep in mind that you should try to construct an answer that will explain who you are and why you are there.
Best answer/response for the behavioral/Job-Competencies Interview Questions
Best answers to interview questions that are asked to know your better:

* Why Did You Choose This Career?
* Examples of Strengths and Weaknesses
* Answering Weaknesses & Strengths questions
* Are You A Team Player?
* How do you handle conflicts?
* What do you like/dislike about your job?
* Your relationship with your co workers.
* What motivates you, Define success
* What is your Greatest Achievement?
* ‘Describe Yourself’ ……


These tough interview questions are asked to provide useful insights into your working style and your behavior in order to predict your performance in future situations.
In responding to these questions, the most important aspect is to tell a short story or to give a specific example rather than talking on general terms.

Please send me Comments to Read more on how to correctly answer these job interview questions.
Competency based questions are meant to evaluate skills, past behavior and knowledge/experience of a candidate.


    • snehi
    • March 4th, 2011

    Really appreciative dear…..

    Keep it up…

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