Interview Preparation

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Interviews are a great way of focussed communication. It is a great tool for the employer and the employee to know about the candidate and the culture to find the right fit for their professional growth.

An effective resume will get you the interview you wanted. You can have a loot at how to create an effective resume, here.

Interviews are part of any job. You need to clear an interview to get the job, to get promoted, moving out of present company or you may need to interview your potential clients or present clients to find their needs or get more clarity.

It is good when you gain experience at both the sides of the interview panel.

Common Questions interviewers can ask you

  1. Tell me about yourself
  2. What are your goals short term and long term?
  3. What do you like doing the most?
  4. What are your strengths and weaknesses?
  5. How did you learn about our company?
  6. What do you learn about the company?
  7. Why do you want to work for the company?
  8. Why should we hire you?
  9. What are your major achievements?
  10. Describe your ideal working environment.
  11. What type of management style do you work best with?
  12. What motivates you in the work environment?
  13. What frustrates you in the work environment?
  14. What would you bring to this position?
  15. How would you describe your personality?
  16. What are some of your outside activities and interests?
  17. What areas have you identified that you would like to improve on and what have you done about them?
  18. What are your career goals in 3, 5, 7 and 11 years?
  19. What level of salary are you seeking?

Questions you can ask the interviewer

  1. What is the reason for the vacancy?
  2. What are the key performance measures for this job?
  3. What are the company’s growth plans?
  4. What are the company’s latest sales and profit results?
  5. Who are the company’s major competitors and what are the company’s competitive strengths?
  6. Where does the company see itself going in the next three to five years?

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