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ABOUT YOURSELF (JOB RELATED) 1. Tell me about yourself. 2. What do you consider to be one of your weaknesses (strengths)? 3. What qualities do you have that indicate you will be successful in your field?/ How would they relate to our position?/ What do you have to offer? 4. What are your own special abilities? 5. What new skills or capabilities have you developed over the past year? 6. What have you done which shows initiative and willingness to work? 7. What are your greatest work and non-work accomplishments during the past two years? 8. Describe three things that are most important to you in a job. 9. What motivates you? Have you ever been motivated? 10.What are your interests outside of work, college? 11.What qualities do you admire most in others? 12.How would you describe your own work style? ABOUT YOURSELF (SELF DISCOVERY) 1. What makes you happy? 2. What makes you sad? 3. What is the best thing that ever happened to you? 4. What is the worst thing that ever happened to you? 5. What one thing did you accomplish that you are most proud of? 6. What is your biggest regret? 7. What do you enjoy most? 8. What is one thing you would like to change in your life? 9. Whom do you admire most? 10. What is the most important thing you have learned in school? 11. What five words would you use to describe yourself to another person? 15. How could you overcome that obstacle that stands in your way? 16. What does success mean to you? 17. What bothers you most in life? 18. What brings you the most joy in life? 19. What do you do well? QUESTIONS ABOUT YOUR CAREER GOALS 1. Where do you see yourself five/ten years from now? 2. What is your goal in life? 3. What obstacle could stand in the way of reaching your goal? 4. What type of position are you interested in? 5. What are your salary requirements? 6. What is success? What personal characteristics will contribute to your success? 7. How will employment with us contribute to your career plans? 8. What do you expect from a job? 9. What are your career objectives - short and long term? 10.What are your location preferences?

EDUCATION 1. How does your education relate to this position (or how does your education prepare you for this position)? 2. What activities did you engage in at college? 3. What classes did you like most in college and Why? 4. Why did you choose your particular specialisation? 5. Describe your academic strengths and weaknesses? 6. What are your plans for continuing your education? Higher Education 7. What career related skills do you possess as a result of your academic preparation? 8. Something about your project work. QUESTIONS SPECIFIC TO THE COMPANY/JOB 1. Why should we hire you? 2. Why do you want to work here? 3. What do you know about this organization? 4. What salary do you expect? 5. Why do you think you would like this type of position? Company? 6. What kind of boss do you like to work for? 7. How long do you intend to stay here? 8. What do you think determines a person's progress in an organization? 9. What interests you about our product or service? How would you improve it? 10.What do you think would be your greatest contribution to our operation? 11.How do you solve problems? 12.When can you start to work? 13.Can you travel overnight? 14.Do you have any questions? BEHAVIORAL/HYPOTHETICAL

1. Describe a conflict with one of your friends and how you handled it.
2. Describe a complex problem you solved. 3. Describe a work situation in which you were not proud of your performance. What did you learn from this mistake? 4. Describe an important goal you have set and tell me how you reached it. 5. Describe how you have been able to apply something you learned from your degree program to a real-life or work-related situation. 6. Describe a (recent) project in which you failed? What did you learn from this? 7. Describe a (recent) situation in which you asked for advice? 8. Describe a (recent) situation in which you asked for help? 9. Describe a (recent) situation in which it took several tries or approaches before you were able to figure out what was going on. 10.Describe a (recent) situation in which you had to quickly establish your credibility and gain the confidence of others. What did you do ? 11. Describe a (recent) situation when you didn't know who you needed to speak with in an organization too get something done. What did you do? 12.Describe a (recent) situation when you were able to identify a conflict between two individuals and were instrumental in the solution to that conflict. (skills) 13.Describe a (recent) situation when you worked in a team environment. 14.Describe a (recent) situation when miscommunication created a problem on the job. 15.Describe a (recent) situation when you were confronted by a difficult problem and how you solved it.

16. Describe a time when you had to take on something very new or different and you had

little or no guidance and support in doing so. How did you handle it? 17.Describe a time when you accomplished a challenging goal. 18.Describe a time where your performance went above and beyond expectations. 19.Describe how you work under pressure. Do you anticipate problems effectively or just react to them? 20.Describe how you would handle rude, difficult or impatient people. 21.Describe projects that have required accuracy and attention to detail. 22.Describe situations you have been under pressure in which you feel you have handled well. 23.Describe techniques you've used with great success in your field. Have you ever managed people in the positions you've held? 24.Do you feel you can ask for help? 25.Do you feel you can assist others in their jobs? 26.Explain how you overcame a difficult situation. 27.Finish this sentence: Successful managers are the ones who.... 28.Given a situation when you disagree with your supervisor, how would you deal with it? 29.Has competition had any positive or negative impact on your achievements? How? 30.Have handled rude, difficult or impatient people? 31.Please tell me a situation where you were in a dilemma to make a decision and how you dealt with it. 32.Please tell me a situation where you were very stressful and how you handle it. 33.Tell me about a particularly difficult or awkward conversation you needed to have with someone? 34.Describe a particularly difficult or risky challenge you took on because you felt it was important for you to do so. 35.Tell me about a significant failure in your life. MISCELLANEOUS 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. Strengths & Weakness Achievements Five years from now.. Ever faced any conflict & resolved as well. Aim of life Money or Job satisfaction Project work Given a chance to become an Interviewer, what qualities would you seek for in a candidate? 9. What is important for you in a job? 10.Your Short term and long term goal 11.Describe yourself in five words. 12.What kind of person you are? 13.Why do you want to take up this job? 14.Why should we hire you? 15. If you are a manager how will u establish rapport with your subordinates and superiors? 16.If your boss is angry without any reason, How would you react? 17.If you had to live your life again, what would you change. 18.Any three of your prejudice or biases 19.What have you learnt from your mistakes? 20.Do you think you are the best 21.What you find most difficult for you? 22.Any appreciation you received in the PAST. 23.Ideal job 24.Success & life 25.Are you a team player