We all have some behaviors that are typical of us and which sometimes results in us making mistakes. In this interview set, the interviewer will ask you to name a work or career related mistake that you have done. What the interviewer will be more interested in knowing is how you handled your mistakes and what you did to rectify it and turn things around.
This set of questions aims to establish whether you are ambitious or easy-going and what your short and long term career goals are. This tells the interviewers a lot about whether or not you are likely to stay on and prove your mettle or whether you are just looking for a stop-gap arrangement. Think carefully about how you are going to answer questions regarding your career goals.
Communication skills are essential for any workplace to function efficiently. However, not many workers understand this; nor do they take the time to improve their communication skills. This set of questions aims to establish two things - your communication skills and how you use it to boost productivity and efficiency int he workplace.
How you relate with your coworkers and your bosses is a crucial aspect that any interviewer will factor into their hiring decision. Questions related to compatibility focus on trying to determine how well you work as part of a team. Do you cooperate and encourage your teammates or are you more inclined to challenge all decisions and create a stressful working atmosphere?
Competency in the workplace is one of the primary requirements that all employers look for when hiring new staff. No company wants to hire a candidate who is academically smart but otherwise incompetent in the workplace. Competency questions aim to find out whether or not have you have what it takes to handle all kinds of situations as and when they happen.
Almost every job has its own inherent stress factors, some more than others. However, letting the stress get to you can leave you burned out and unproductive. Stress based questions help the interviewer establish whether you have the coping mechanisms to deal effectively with stress on the job or whether you will succumb to the stress and get burned out.
One of the many things that employers want to know about prospective employees is whether they are ambitious and have any plans to participate in continuing education or take next-level courses to advance their careers. Employers prefer to hire candidates who are ambitious because they know they will put in their best at work, which is a win-win for both the employee as well as the company.
This interview set consists of various unusual questions that you would never expect to be asked at a job interview. These questions have nothing to do with the job at hand, but interviewers ask them for several reasons. It gives them insight into your personality and your innermost thoughts, which you would otherwise never reveal when answering traditional interview questions.