Microsoft Mock Interview

To help you prepare for a Microsoft job interview, here are 35 interview questions and answer examples.

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Can you name one Microsoft product for me that is not a part of the Microsoft Office Suite?

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List of 35 Microsoft Interview Questions & Answers

  1. 1.

    Can you name one Microsoft product for me that is not a part of the Microsoft Office Suite?

  2. 2.

    What would you consider to be your niche specialty in your work, and how will it benefit Microsoft?

  3. 3.

    What questions do you have for me?

  4. 4.

    How is Microsoft infusing AI into our products?

  5. 5.

    If hired for this position, where would you like your career with Microsoft to take you?

  6. 6.

    Discuss a tech product that you do not like. What changes would you make to improve it?

  7. 7.

    At Microsoft, we are on a mission to hire and develop the most globally diverse workforce. Do you have experience working in a culturally diverse environment?

  8. 8.

    What role do you feel comfortable taking in a team-based environment?

  9. 9.

    What is Microsoft's company mission, and what does it mean to you?

  10. 10.

    What is your favorite Microsoft product?

  11. 11.

    How do you handle critique, constraints, and new information in the work that you do?

  12. 12.

    Why are you the best candidate for this role at Microsoft?

  13. 13.

    In your opinion, what has been the biggest launch from Microsoft in the past three years?

  14. 14.

    What is the biggest challenge Microsoft faces today?

  15. 15.

    Tell me about the most exciting project you have worked on this year and the most significant thing you learned from it.

  16. 16.

    Tell me about the most rewarding experience you have had while working in a team environment. What made it so satisfying?

  17. 17.

    What do you believe Microsoft does best?

  18. 18.

    We take great pride in the workplace culture we have built at Microsoft. Tell me about your ideal work environment.

  19. 19.

    How do you keep up-to-date on new trends in your line of work?

  20. 20.

    We encourage innovation at Microsoft. What does innovation mean to you?

  21. 21.

    Walk me through your post-secondary education and training. How do you feel this has prepared you for this role with Microsoft?

  22. 22.

    If your current company shut down today, what would you do to quickly adapt?

  23. 23.

    Microsoft attends many university outreach events to find top talent. How would you 'sell' Microsoft to a talented graduate?

  24. 24.

    How would you explain the cloud to someone with zero internet knowledge?

  25. 25.

    How would you work in the cross-functional environment we have here at Microsoft?

  26. 26.

    Are you aware that all Microsoft employees take unconscious bias training? Do you understand what unconscious bias is?

  27. 27.

    What do you know about Microsoft's flexible employee perks?

  28. 28.

    What do you know about Microsoft's nearly 50 community groups and employee resource groups?

  29. 29.

    If a team member or colleague wasn't pulling their weight at Microsoft, how would you handle that situation?

  30. 30.

    Describe your communication style. How would your style help benefit you as part of the Microsoft team?

  31. 31.

    What would providing excellent customer service mean to you in this role with Microsoft?

  32. 32.

    If hired at Microsoft, what values and traits would you bring to our team that would help promote teamwork and collaboration?

  33. 33.

    What do you like to do in your free time outside of work?

  34. 34.

    What would you find to be most rewarding in this role at Microsoft?

  35. 35.

    How would you handle the job-related stress that comes with working in a fast-paced environment here at Microsoft?