Module 4: My job interview

3. Most common questions


  • Why are you applying to this position?

  • What do you know about it?

  • What do you know about the company and why do you want to work with us?

  • Tell us about your family. Who do you live with? 

  • What are your responsibilities in your household? 

  • Briefly talk about your school path. Why did you choose the course you have taken? 

  • Describe your previous job experience.

  • Why did you decide to change jobs?

  • How do you evaluate your school/formative/ professional performance? 
  • What was your most fulfilling job? Why? 
  • Concerning  your  previous  job  experience,  what  was  your  biggest  difficulty/  most complex situation?What did you do to solve it?
  • In terms of career, which aspects , both positive and negative, do you highlight? 
  • How do you react when someone criticizes you?Give examples. 
  • If you could go back in time, what would you change in your life? What other choices would you have done and why?
  • What are your free time activities? State their importance to your life. 
  • Why do you think you should be selected? 
  • What can the company expect of you if hired? 
  • Why are you unemployed? What measures didi you take to change that situation?
  • Are you able to work under pressure?
  • What are your qualities and defects?
  • Are you a team worker?
  • Where do you want to be in three years time?
  • What are your salary expectations?