If you’re preparing for an interview, be sure to read this. We list a few of the most common interview questions.
So you’ve just landed an interview – congratulations! That means you’re one step closer to getting a job. Now it’s all about doing your research and preparing for the big day - remember, success starts before your interview. When it comes to an interview, you can never over prepare, especially if it’s your first one. Here are various questions to give you insight into what might be asked and the type of answers that are expected of you.Interview Question 1: Tell me about yourself
Interview Question 3: What are your strengths and weaknesses?
Don’t only give one positive answer for your strengths. Use what you think the recruiters’ specific requirements of positive attributes would be at the proposed post you are interviewing for. When indicating weakness, never choose characteristics that need improvement, rather quickly explain how you remedied a problem by identifying the problem and what you did in solving the problem.
Interview Question 4: Describe a short term goal you have set for yourself, and how do you intend on achieving this goal?
Describe a job or career oriented goal, for example, achieving a certification to advance in this field is a wonderful reply. And how you won’t close any doors for yourself to not be able to accomplish this achievement.
Interview Question 5: Do you have any questions?
It’s important to always have a few questions prepared for the interviewer. It will show initiative and excitement you have for the job. Preparing ahead of time gives you time to think about your questions carefully. Once you are prepared it will go smoothly. Prepare some questions and enjoy yourself while asking them.
*Study your material
*Memorise your best qualities listed in your CV
*Find a few ‘learning experience stories’ at the workplace to share
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