Interview Questions Overview
for Handling the Oral Interview we outlined some tips for
handling the oral interview. Here, we wanted to expand on the
issue and provide some interview questions.
The interview is your best opportunity
to pull ahead of others competing for the same job. Your
performance will be a direct result of how much you prepared.
Sample Interview questions will be your
number one source of preparation for any job interview.
Practicing with common interview questions will achieve several
First, you will become more proficient
at speaking to a group. Your speech will become clearer, your
style smoother, and your overall presentation more refined.
Second, practicing with interview
questions will allow you to develop a well of information in your head
from which to pull answers. If you have already repeatedly
answered practice questions about "your best trait," "your biggest
regret," "what you have to offer," and "your proudest moment," you
will save yourself from the uncomfortable silence of thinking up an
answer in the actual interview. You will have already faced the
actual or a similar interview question, and will be able to answer it.
Finally, the act of preparation will
instill a confidence in you which is intangible. Of course you
will be nervous, but when the interview questions begin, you will be
surprised at how familiar they sound. You will find yourself on
familiar ground. This is where your confidence will emerge, and
the members holding the interview will be able to read this
Interview Question Categories
Interview questions can be broken down
a number of ways into a number of categories. Below are a few of
the main categories for which you should be prepared.
Practicing with Interview
Using actual job interview questions in
preparation is useless if you do not take the exercise seriously.
It is not something you do while you are distracted. The only
time you should even read the questions is when you are in a position
to verbally provider the answers.
The best way to practice is when you
can devote 100% of your attention to the exercise. We recommend
that you practice with interview questions in front of a mirror.
This will allow you to also see your body language as you answer the
Also, when using sample interview
questions, close your eyes beforehand and imagine a panel of uniformed
officers in front of you. While this is not the real thing, if
you do it right you can add an element of nervousness which makes the
exercise more realistic.
Again, do not practice with
questions unless you are fully prepared to fully answer the questions.
We cannot emphasize this enough. The benefit of using
Interview Questions Answers
Some have come here looking for answers
to interview questions.
We do not have the answers, you do!
Preparing answers to interview
questions is just about impossible. Each applicant is different
and has different attitudes, skills, opinions, and experiences.
One question could literally have a hundred different answers.
If you try to remember canned responses, your answers will appear
robotic, and your overall performance will be affected.
You have the answers to the
interview questions. They are in your head. Practicing
with sample interview questions will bring them out. Memorizing
pre-prepared answers will not.
Sample Interview Questions
Okay, are you ready?
Our collection includes some very tough
interview questions along with basic, common interview questions.
It is better to face difficult questions here than in front of a panel
We broke down all of the interview
questions into seven categories. Including the tag questions,
there are more than 150 questions provided which should prove to be an
excellent source of preparation.