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These Questions are designed just to find out a bit more about you, your personality, your experience, your knowledge. After all, nobody wants to work with someone who they won’t get on with. It’s as important as your experience. You must market YOURSELF!


Can you tell me a little about yourself?

Firstly, relax! The interviewer just wants you to talk for just a couple of minutes about why you would be good at this job. It’s an all-time favorite interview question, although many people hate it, and can be asked in various forms. When you do answer the question, remember to be natural and tell me only the parts about yourself that paint a picture of someone who fits the job you’re interviewing for.

Example

I’m a people person. I really enjoy meeting and working with a lot of different people.

I’m a creative thinker. I like to explore alternative solutions to problems and have an open mind about what will work best.

I’m efficient and highly organized. this enables me to be as productive as possible on the job.

I enjoy solving problems, troubleshooting issues. and coming up with solutions in a timely manner.

What is you Greatest Strenght? 

When you are asked questions about your strengths, it’s important to discuss attribute that will qualify you for the job. Sample answers:

When I’m working on a project, I don’t want just to meet deadlines. Rather, I prefer to complete the project well ahead of schedule.

My time management skills are excellent and I’m organized and take pride in excelling at my work.

I pride myself on my customer service skills and my ability to resolve what could be difficult situations.

How would you Describe your Work Style? 

When you are asked about how you work during an interview, it’s important to impress the interviewer with your competency and accuracy, rather than just your speed. Sample Answers

I am very focused on my work, and consequently, being able to work quickly.

I keep a steady pace and check my work as I go along, to prevent mistakes from snowballing.

Because I am very organized, I am able to accomplish a lot in a limited amount of time.

What is your Greatest Weakness?

When you’re asked what your greatest weakness is, try to turn a negative into a positive. Sample Answer

Being organized wasn’t my strongest point, but I implemented a time management system that really helped my organization skills.

I like to make sure that my work is perfect, so I tend to perhaps spend a little too much time checking it. However, I’ve come to a good balance by setting up a system to ensure everything is done correctly the first time.

I’ve learned to make my perfectionism work to my advantage at work. I am excellent at meeting deadlines, and with my attention to detail, I know my work is correct.

How do you handle Stress and Pressure?

Now days doing a job is very hectic and the employee or executive have to bear lots of stress and pressure. The person who is able to handle this sort of pressure can survive the job successfully otherwise there is no place for them.So this is a typical interview question can be asked to get a sense of how you handle stress and pressure on the job. There are some examples of good responses include;

This one could be the best answer that actually I work better under pressure and enjoy working in a challenging environment.

I am able to handle the stress and pressure because I know how to differentiate between the good stress and bad stress. I can make the correct balance between good stress and bad stress. So stress is very important to me.

To eradicate the stress I visit daily to the gym. By doing some exercise I remove all my stress because I think it is the best mean to handle the stress and pressure.

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