Employer Interview Questions

  1. How do you handle criticism?
  2. Why did you choose a career in??
  3. What are some of the things that bother you?
  4. What would you like to avoid in your next job?
  5. What did you do in your last job to increase value?
  6. What management style gets the best results out of you?
  7. If you could have any job in the world, what would it be?
  8. How ambitious are you? Would you compete for my job?
  9. What did you think of your previous manager/supervisor?
  10. Do you consider yourself successful in your career to date?
  11. Did you feel you advanced and progressed in your last job?
  12. What interests you about our company, product or service?
  13. Do you prefer to work in a small, medium or large company?
  14. What do you like and dislike about the job we are discussing?
  15. If you had the option, would you change your college career?
  16. Why do you want to work for us and not for our competitor?
  17. What has been your biggest failure in your professional career?
  18. How do you go about deciding what to do first when given a project?
  19. You have not done this sort of job before. How will you cope/succeed?
  20. What are the most important rewards you expect in your business career?
  21. What did you learn from your education that will help you in your career?
  22. What do you think is the most important dilemma facing our business today?
  23. Do you need other people around to stimulate you or are you self-motivated?
  24. How can our company offer you what your previous company could not offer?
  25. Have you represented your college or university for any sports or art competitions?
  26. What was your greatest success in your professional career? How did you achieve it?
  27. How much does your last job resemble the one you are applying for? What are the differences?
  28. How long do you think it would take before you were making a significant contribution to our business?
  29. Explain the organizational structure and hierarchy in your last company and how you fitted into it. Did this suit you?
  30. Why did you decide to join your previous company? Did the job live up to your expectations? Why are you leaving now?
  31. How did you get on with your previous manager, supervisor, co-workers and subordinates? What will your referees say about you?