What Sort of Questions Could I Be Asked at an Interview?

To follow is a list of questions that may arise during the course of an interview.

While reading through these questions, ask yourself how would I answer this question if it were asked of me?

  • What do you know about our company?
  • What would you see as your ideal role?
  • Why are you looking to move from your present employer?
  • What attracted you to apply for this position?
  • What management style gets the best results from you?
  • Do you see yourself as a team player or more of an individual?
  • What do you enjoy/dislike about your present role?
  • Are you able to work longer hours if required?
  • Describe your leadership/management style?
  • How would you rate your technical ability?
  • How would your peers describe you?
  • Tell me about a time you have had to solve a challenging problem?
  • What has been the most interesting project you have been involved in?
  • Take me through a normal working day for you?
  • How do you handle pressure?
  • Have you had responsibilities for budgets and time lines?
  • How do you handle criticism/set backs?
  • Do you think your present employer will be sorry to see you leave?
  • What do you rate as your key strengths?
  • What do your perceive as being your weaknesses?
  • What are your prime motivators?
  • Why do you believe you are a fit for this role?
  • Do you have any client interaction in your current role?
  • What are your short to medium term, career aspirations?