LinkedIn Mock Interview

To help you prepare for a LinkedIn job interview, here are 30 interview questions and answer examples.

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What experience do you have using team-based messaging applications?

"I have used a variety of team-based messaging applications. I am best versed in Slack and Freedcamp. No matter which system you use I am sure that I can pick it up very quickly."

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30 LinkedIn Interview Questions & Answers

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  • 1. What experience do you have using team-based messaging applications?

  • 2. How would you rate your performance in this interview so far?

  • 3. Tell me about your learning style and study patterns.

  • 4. What is the riskiest decision you have ever made in the workplace?

  • 5. LinkedIn celebrates diversity. In which ways do you honor those different from you?

  • 6. At LinkedIn, we greatly value teamwork. Have you ever worked in a cross-functional environment?

  • 7. What would you gain from working at LinkedIn?

  • 8. What questions do you have for me?

  • 9. We want to hire people at LinkedIn who have the desire to lead others. When do you best demonstrate yourself as a leader?

  • 10. What does greatness, and success, mean to you?

  • 11. How do you keep up-to-date on new technologies and trends in this industry?

  • 12. What do you think you will like about this role with LinkedIn?

  • 13. At LinkedIn we seek to hire leaders. Tell me about a time when you took the initiative to improve work related procedures.

  • 14. We encourage innovation at LinkedIn. What does innovation mean to you?

  • 15. Culture fit is important to us at LinkedIn. How would you describe your personality?

  • 16. At LinkedIn we prefer to hire those with an education in computer science or another related field. Walk me through your post-secondary education and training.

  • 17. Who is the smartest person you know? Explain your answer.

  • 18. If you could start your career over again, what direction would you take?

  • 19. At LinkedIn we value organization. Tell us about a time when you were particularly effective on prioritizing tasks and completing a project on schedule.

  • 20. Working at LinkedIn, you will experience changes on a regular basis. When have you had to change a significant component of your project due to new information being presented?

  • 21. Tell me about your greatest work related accomplishment.

  • 22. I would like to have a full understanding of your experience and portfolio. What types of industries have your previous projects been involved in?

  • 23. We consider research to be the backbone of what we do at LinkedIn. Do you think it's important to conduct research before beginning a project or would you rather jump right in?

  • 24. At LinkedIn we take privacy and confidentiality very seriously. Are you willing to sign a non-disclosure agreement, if hired?

  • 25. Looking at our products and services, what do you think we do better at LinkedIn than any of our competitors?

  • 26. At LinkedIn we take pride in our ability to stay one step ahead of our competitors. How will you contribute to this trend?

  • 27. Tell me about the most interesting project you have worked on this year and the biggest thing you learned from it.

  • 28. In your opinion, what has been the biggest advancement in job search technology this past year?

  • 29. This role with LinkedIn is highly technical. What is your understanding of this position and the responsibilities that come with it?

  • 30. We seek to hire highly ambitious people. Where would you like your career with LinkedIn take you?