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16 common interview questions you should prepare for

Read through and carefully think about how you’ll answer them.

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Read through and carefully think about how you’ll answer them.

Got an interview coming up? Here are 16 common interview questions that you should read through and carefully think about how you’ll answer them.

  • Can you tell us about yourself?
  • Why are you here?
  • How did you hear about us?
  • What do you know about the company?
  • Why do you want this job?
  • Tell us about your previous experience in relation to this offer?
  • Tell us about a challenge you’ve faced at work and how you dealt with it?
  • What do you consider to be your weakness?
  • How do you deal with pressure?
  • Why are you leaving your current job?
  • Where do you see yourself in 10 years?
  • What do you like to do outside work environment?
  • Why should we hire you?
  • Would you accept relocation?
  • What are your salary requirements?
  • Do you have any questions?

Take your time when answering these questions and maintain eye contact. Don’t forget to switch off your phone and do not interrupt the interviewer for any reason.

This article has been condensed and edited. The original version, on Father Prada appears here and was contributed to our blog by Fatherprada.

 

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Kelvin Mokaya


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