Nervous, Jitters, sweated palms, fast heartbeats….These nerves expressions are endless and everyone experiences these right before the interview. So why not to prepare yourself with some common interview questions and bang the interview with confidence.
- Tell me something about yourself.
Aahh… the most common and expected question of the interview. But to prepare for this, start with your educational qualifications in deep because this is the first step of creating an impact in the interviewer mind. This answer should be well versed and well written.Do not give him any detail which is unnecessary and you think it can create a fuss for you.The maximum limit for this answer should be 2 minutes
Hi..I am Himanshee Singh and starting from my educational background i have completed my MBA from Pune University ……………..(Gradually you can come down to your graduation detail) and the last step will be to introduce your family and may be hometown if you are willing to look for a job in different city.
- Explain your weakness.
An employer is always interested in knowing how creative you are in manipulating your answers. Everyone has some weakness and some strengths but the art lies in presenting your weakness as strength.
I am extremely impatient in nature . I feel frustrated if i find my team working in not the expected manner. And this leads me to start thinking about upgrading their skills and developing a training program.
- .How would you solve a problem with your lateral thinking.
Employer here is interested in checking your creativity in order to measure how much you can contribute in the organisation with your innovative thinking. Lateral thinking is the ability to use your imagination to look at a problem in a fresh way and come up with a unique solution. Thus form an answer may be from your personal life also whee you have solved a problem with your innovative idea .Trust me we all have this ability and we all do something amazing in our day to day life.
- Describe any situation where you have depicted leadership skill.
- What motivates you to do good job.
- How do you define success.
- Where do you see yourself five years from now.
- Do you think you ca be the asset to the company.
- Why should/should not hire you
- How do you manage your time and prioritize tasks.
These are the commonly asked questions.Keep following the blog for more rigorous questions.