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150 most important interview questions

1. Tell me about yourself? 2. Why should we hire you? 3. What is your major achievement? 4. What do you consider yourself good at doing? 5. What sort of person are you? 6. What are your strengths? Prove with examples 7. What are your weaknesses? Prove with examples 8. What do know about our organization? 9. Why do you want this job? 10. What interests you most in this organisation? 11. What have you done recently that has taken your interests? 12. What do you do in your spare time? 13. In what environment do you perform best? Define Congenial working atmosphere? 14. What motivates you? 15. If you could change any facet of your personality in anyway how would you do it? 16. How have you changed over the last five years? 17. Describe a time when you felt you were doing well?

18. Describe a time when you felt that things were not going too well? 19. How do you work in a team as a team player or a group leader? 20. What would your colleagues say about you? 21. Tell me about a time when you successfully managed a difficult situation at work? 22. Describe how you typically approach a project or any given task? 23. If we asked for a reference what would it say about you? 24. What sort of salary are you expecting? 25. On a scale of 1 to 10, with 10 being the highest, how important is your work to you? Why? Not 10?

26. What do you like best about this organization? 27. How can this job influence your career? 28. What will you do if you dont get this job? 29. What other jobs have you applied for recently? 30. What decisions do you find easy or tough to make? 31. How does this job fit into your career plan?

32. How long do you plan to stay with this company? 33. How do you respond under stress? Can you provide a recent example? 34. What support/training will you need to do this job?

35. What sort of person are you socially? 36. In your view, what are the major problems/opportunities facing this company/industry/sector? 37. What will be your key target in this job if we appoint you? 38. What makes you think you can be successful with us? 39. What questions have you for us? 40. Have you been coached in interviewing skills? 41. Why did you switchover from technical stream to management? - If Applicable 42. What is the difference between a technical job and a management job? - If Applicable 43. What is a successful manager like? Your definition for successful technocrat. 44. What has your college given you? 45. What have you given back to your college? 46. Describe an incident which brought the best in you? 47. What if you dont get selected in this particular interview? 48. Tell me something about your family background? 49. Your most unforgettable moment of your life? 50. What does your name mean? 51. Would you sign a bond with the company? 52. Tell us about your projects/industrial training?

53. Where did you do you factory training. Why didnt you join them? 54. Did the training help you in getting some special skills? 55. Your definition of a good job? 56. Why you have selected this particular career? 57. What is your short term and long-term career goals? 58. What are your strengths? Why do you think those are your strengths? 59. What are your weaknesses? Why? Why do you think those are your strengths? 60. How are you different from others? 61. What are the managerial skills you have? 62. Three reasons why we should select you?

63. Three reasons why we should not select you? 64. What are your hobbies? What have you gained by having this hobby? 65. What is your place of origin, tell us something. About that place. 66. What are the principles you always follow? 67. Do you think people with work experience should be given preference in the selection process? Why? 68. Tell me about any jobs youve held that are not on your resume. 69. What are your career goals?

70. How long do you plan to stay with us in this organisation? 71. How did you choose your college/graduate school? 72. Why did you choose to specialize in .. ? 73. How has your college experience prepared you for a career? 74. Describe your most rewarding extracurricular experience in college/graduate school. 75. If you had to do it over again, how would you plan your education differently? 76. Who was your favorite professor, and why? 77. Tell me about your internships and part-time jobs. 78. How would your classmate describe you? 79. As alumni, how do you plan to be involved in your recent college? 80. Tell me about a time when you had a personality clash with anyone? 81. What mistakes have you made in the past? 82. What are three words that describe you? 83. How do you define success? 84. Where do you see yourself 5/10/15 years from now? 85. What do you think about (controversial topic)? 86. What qualifies you to do this job? 87. What can you do for us that someone else cant do?

88. What kind of boss do you want to work for? 89. What kind of boss are you? 90. Do you prefer working alone or in groups? 91. When working on a team, which role do you usually take? 92. Are you leader or a follower? 93. Tell me about a person in your family that you find interesting.

94. In your opinion, which of your friends hobbies is waste of time? 95. What is one thing you own that you will never throw away or sell? 96. What is the best advice anybody ever gave you? 97. If you had to be an animal, which one would you be? Why? 98. What are your expectations regarding career progress and promotion? 99. Are you willing to work flexible or long hours? 100. What criteria are you using to evaluate the company for which you hope to work? 101. What qualities should a successful manager have? 102. If you were hiring for this position, what qualities would you look for? 103. What factors besides salary are important in making up your mind on a job positions? 104. Are you willing to go where the company sends you?

105. Can we cross check your references? 106. Can you quote an example that didnt work out so well? 107. Can you work under pressure? 108. Describe a difficult problem you had to deal with? 109. Describe a situation where your work or idea was criticized? 110. Describe how your job relates to the overall goals of this organisation? 111. Do you consider yourself a natural leader or a born follower? 112. Do you have any questions? 113. Do you prefer working with others or alone? 114. Give me an example of a method of working you have used. How did you feel about it? 115. Have you ever had difficulties getting along with others? 116. Have you successfully worked with a difficult person? 117. How did you approach for your project/summer training in the mentioned companies? 118. How do get along with different kinds of people? 119. How do you handle rejections / objections / criticisms etc.? 120. How do you handle tensions? 121. Have you applied for the interviews in any other organizations? 122. How much are you looking for/ making / do you want?

123. How would you define your profession you are going to join? Its plus & minus? 124. How would you evaluate me as an interviewer?

125. Is there anything which you have learnt in your college that can benefit me directly or indirectly? 126. See this OBJECT I am holding? Try to convince me for purchasing this __________? 127. Tell me about an event that has really challenged you? How you accepted and met with it? 128. Tell me about something you are not very proud of. 129. Tell me any story? 130. We have tried to hire people from your institute before and they proved to be wrong? What makes you the different candidate?

131. What are some of the things that bother you? 132. What are some of the things that you find difficult to do? Why do you feel that way? 133. What can be the reasons or mantra to be successful in the _________ Profession? 134. What are the things in your CV that you can really be proud of? 135. What are your outstanding qualities? 136. What are the things / people you hate most? 137. What are your money requirements? 138. What area of your skills / professional development do you want to improve at this time? 139. What difficulties do you have tolerating with different background and interests from yours?

140. What do you hope to be earning from 2-5 years from now? 141. What to you think are determining factors for making progress in this corporate world? 142. What have you done that shows your initiative and willingness to work? 143. What is the worst thing you have heard about our company? 144. What kinds of people you would like to work with? 145. What kinds of things you worry about? 146. What levels are you most comfortable with? 147. What personal characteristics/ qualifications are necessary to be successful in this company? 148. What was the last book you read or the film you saw? How did it affect you? 149. When do you expect a promotion in this organisation? 150. Tell me about something which is not mentioned herein in your CV?