Typical Interview Questions

Interviewing can be a stressful experience. We at GuruLink want to give you the upper hand. We have compiled a list of traditional generic questions that may have slipped your mind in preparing for your next interview.

Be ready for these!

  • Could you please tell me about yourself?
  • How can you help us to grow? Why should I hire you?
  • What is it that you expect from us so that we are the best employer in your eyes?
  • What are your goals? Both sort-term and long-term? How did you establish them?
  • How did you learn about our organization? What made you apply for this role?
  • What would you consider are your greatest strengths and weaknesses?
  • What are the qualities that you would look for if you were in charge of hiring new employees?
  • Are you willing to take courses?
  • How do you work under pressure? Give examples from your previous jobs?
  • Where do you see yourself in 2 years? What about 5-10 years from now?
  • In what ways do you think you could make a valuable contribution to our company?
  • What things about a job give you the most satisfaction?
  • Tell me about an accomplishment that you are proud of.
  • Describe your ideal job.
  • What have you learned from your mistakes?
  • What is your biggest frustration with your current or most recent position?
  • Why did you leave your last position or why are you looking to leave?
  • How would you like your next position to be different?
  • How do you get along with your current supervisor?
  • Tell me about a conflict you had with someone in your work environment and how you dealt with it.
  • How do you spend your time at work?
  • How has your college experience prepared you for a career? (If applicable)
  • What motivates you to put forth your greatest effort?
  • Why did you choose the career for which you are preparing?
  • What qualifications do you have that make you think you will be successful?
  • What do you REALLY want to do in life?
  • What do you think it takes to be successful in an organization like ours?
  • How would you define the word, "success"?
  • Do you have a geographical preference? Are you willing to relocate? Travel?
  • What criteria are you using to evaluate the company for which you hope to work?
  • Why have you been out of work for so long?
  • Who do you admire?