Most of the aspirants feels that they can crack the written test but cracking interview is not in my hand. But its wrong the interview is simple than written test and if you can crack the written test then you can also do interview with ease. You just need to prepare yourself with it. There are certain common questions that most of the candidates face during their interviews. Here we sum up 10 most common job interview questions with answers. Please read and comment your answers also.
1) Tell me something about yourself? (Most common question asked in every interview)
Reply: Hello, Mr. ___(interview’s name). I am ____(name) from ___(mention your city’s name). Provide a short description of your academic background and then mention your age stating that you are now seeking to make use of the hard gained knowledge. If you have some work experience, then do mention it. Read more in detail
2) Why did you quit or are quitting you previous job?
Reply: I personally follow a principle which is two-fold in nature. It should not only make me comfortable with good income but on the other hand, should also be able to provide me with a space to learn and grow over a period of time. My last job did satisfied by first criteria, but failed to satisfy the second.
3) What are your strengths?
Reply: Ensure that you highlight only those areas which are useful from the organization’s point of view only. I am good at team work and fluent in communicating with others. My schooling helped me to develop leadership skills as I was nominated as the Captain of Yellow house who won the best house during my period.
4) What are your weaknesses?
Reply: Ok! This is a tricky one. In this area you need have to highlight your biggest strength else you’ll lose your chance. Suppose if you are very good in English, then say, in my early days in was very weak in communicating in English, but I have been working on it for some time now and now you can see that I have made a decent effort. You can add characteristics such as emotional.
5) Why do you want this job?
Reply: This is a section which indirectly asks you to flatter about the company for which you are appearing for. Make sure you have the right information about the company’s present condition and then start by way of- who doesn’t wants to be a part of such reputed company. Highlight the expected development projects of the company and then state that you would love to be a part of such esteemed company.
6) How to do rate success?
Reply: You have to provide an answer that is different from others. You can start with- success is intangible in nature just like a blessing. When an organization is performing well in every section, it can be regarded as success for the organization.
7) Why should we hire you?
Reply: This is the area where you will have to sell your skills. Put a lot of stress on your academics and work experience so that they are bound to select you. Stay calm throughout your answer so that they cannot make out that you are under pressure.
8) Where do you see yourself 5 years from here?
Reply: Be confident and answer this question with all your potential. Sir, I see myself as an established corporate personality who has made a significant contribution to his organization and is all ready to achieve newer heights that leaves him as a most dynamic personality in the whole organization.
9) Your expectations from this job?
Reply: I expect growth as well as development from this job. I am here to be a part of one of the most top corporate bodies in the nation and I do believe that I would be given a fair chance to prove my ability and take this organization to higher level with the efforts of team spirit and leadership.
10) Abstract question
Reply: There are always certain abstract questions on offer in the interview. Make sure that you have a sound knowledge on current affairs. If you don’t know about it, then casually state that I think I have missed this hot topic as I had an emergency at my home.
The above questions are very common and asked in every interview. We have given answers by our own opinion. It may impress interviewer or not. Please also comment your answers which should be replace above answers.