Interview Questions


  1. How would you describe yourself?
  2. What specific goals, including those related to your occupation, have you established for your life?
  3. What has been your most rewarding accomplishment?
  4. What motivates you to put forth your greatest effort?
  5. What do you expect to be doing in five years?
  6. If you were hiring for this position, what qualities would you look for?
  7. What, in your opinion, are the key ingredients in guiding and maintaining successful business relationships?
  8. Give me an example of an important goal which you had set in the past and tell me about your success in reaching it.
  9. What suggestions do you have for our organization?
  10. What two or three things are most important to you in your job?

Situational Interview Questions

  1. What would you do if the work of fellow colleague in your team was not up to expectations?
  2. How would you handle the situation if you met resistance when introducing a new idea or policy to a team or work group?
  3. What process would you take before making an important decision on the job?
  4. You don’t agree with the way your manager suggests to handle a problem. What would you do?
  5. What would you do if you realized at deadline time that a report you wrote for your boss was not up to par?
  6. How would you deal with a colleague at work with whom you seem to be unable to build a successful working relationship?
  7. How would you handle a customer who isn’t happy with your service even though you’ve done nothing wrong and they may actually be the ones who have made the mistake?
  8. You’re a team leader. What would you do if the work of one of your subordinate team members was not up to expectations?
  9. Have you ever had difficulty with a supervisor or instructor? How did you resolve the conflict?
  10. What two or three things are most important to you in your job?

Brainteaser Questions

  1. How many boxes of breakfast cereal are sold in Hong Kong each year?
  2. You are shrunk to the height of a 50 cent coin and thrown into a blender. Your mass is reduced so that your density is the same as usual. The blades start moving in 60 seconds. What do you do?
  3. Why are manhole covers round?