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Common Interview Questions

1. What interests you most about this position?

2. Why did you choose this company (or agency)?

3. Why do you feel you're qualified for this position?

4. What interests you least about this position?

5. What do you think you can do for us?

6. What are your goals for the next five years?

7. Have you ever worked as a (name of job) before?

8. Give me an example of a time you had to work under a deadline or in a pressure situation. Tell me what happened, who was involved, and what you did to solve the problem.

9. Tell me about yourself.

10. Have you ever had an experience when you did something that inspired or motivated others? Tell me about it.

11. What do you consider to be 3 of your greatest strengths?

12. What is your greatest weakness?

13. Tell me about the jobs you have had.

14. What are your long-range career goals?

15. How would your fellow workers describe you?

16. Name 3 accomplishments you're most proud of.

17. What do you enjoy doing in your free time?

18. Tell me about your favorite supervisor, what did you like about him/her?

19. What kind of people do you like to work with the most?

20. Have you had any experience working on teams?

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