Here Are Some Common Interview Questions and the Best Way to Answer Them


For interviews the best one can do is prepare. And it becomes easier to prepare when you know what possible questions can be asked and practice how to answer them in advance. Here are some most common questions you will be asked in a job interview. These answers can be used as templates for you to refer and practice what and how to answer; while practicing you can customize the specific details according to your situation.

Why did you leave your last job?

I wish to enhance my skill set and so looking for better opportunities.

Why should the company hire you?

If you give me the opportunity it will create a platform for me to showcase my skills. I ensure to meet the goals within the specified time.

Why were you unemployed for a long time?

Along with freelance, I admitted myself into some advanced personality development course.

How do you deal with work under pressure?

I keep myself calm and try to focus on multitasking.

What do you expect from a job?

I expect to find a bright future while advancing professionally.

Try to explain your management style.

I constantly keep a check on the assigned work with my subordinates as well as seniors. My priority would be to finish the given assignment before deadlines.

Are you a team player?

Yes, the team I worked with previously have successfully completed the assignments within deadlines.

What annoys you about co-workers?

A team is my priority. So even if I find something annoying I try my best to avoid it unless it affects me personally.

Where do you see yourself five years from now?

Five years from now I see myself working in a senior position and managing important projects of this company.

How long do you expect to work with us if given the opportunity?

If I am hired I will work for as long as I feel challenged professionally.

What are your strengths?

I learn quickly and I am a great team player.      

What are your weaknesses?

I believe in concentrating on one thing at a time.

Do you consider yourself as successful?

Yes, along with the appraisals I believe I have earned many good colleagues in my life.

What position do you prefer on a team that is working on a project?

As long as I am learning something new with every project I am okay with any position.

Do you have any question for us?

So when can I join?