The Top Five Most Common Interviewing Questions

Mar 22, 2016 |
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The Top Five Most Common Interviewing Questions

How would you like to go for an interview and already know at least 5 questions you’ll be asked?  Let me guess.  You’d be thrilled.  Who wouldn’t?

Interviewees stress and worry over what their prospective employer will ask them but there is really no need.  The real concern should be over whether or not they come prepared to their interview.

Most interviews consist of similar questions.  Job seekers should do some research and prepare their answers in advance.

If you can relay your answer with ease and couple it with a salesy spin about you, then you’ll stand out over your competition.

Prepare Answers for the following 5 Interview Questions:

  1. What’s your dream job?
  2. Why should we hire you?
  3. Why are you leaving you current job?
  4. What are your greatest strengths and weaknesses?
  5. How would you benefit this company?

These 5 questions are asked regularly so why not have your answer prepared?  A new job takes work to acquire.  A savvy interviewee does their homework, prep work and is more likely to get the work!

Check out these 5 tips for ways to prepare for those 5 interview questions.

  1. Write down your answers
  2. Tweak and enhance your responses.
  3. Make your story interesting, funny and likeable.
  4. Remember to play to your strengths and always be honest.
  5. Practice, practice, practice!

Employers are bombarded with tons of resumes and only the cream of the crop actually get contacted for an interview.  If you are in that ever so fortunate group then you’ll want to maximize the opportunity.

Why go into a meeting unequipped, nervous and unsure of how you’ll answer potential questions?  A better plan is to go prepared.

If you heed this advice, then you’ll be more memorable and sound confident as you respond with your well thought out answers.

Interviews can be summed up in about 5 interview questions.  Strategically prepare and you’ll be incomparable against those up for the same position.

Prepare your story and facts ahead in a way that portrays you in the best light.  Finally, practice your responses to these 5 interview questions over and over.  Your goal is to sound flawless, effortless and strongly describe why you will be their next employee.

If you have any questions about this article, or about how we can help you prepare for your next interview, contact Otis & Tina Bishop!

Thanks for your readership.

Sincerely, Otis & Tina Bishop

Bishop Placement Services

150 Uptown Square suite D Murfreesboro, TN 37129

http://www.bishopplacement.com ~ otis@bishopplacement.com ~ 615-367-6177

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