Why should we hire(US)/employ(UK) you?

Do you prefer to work alone or as part of a team?

  • Almost certainly the interviewer wants to hear the second answer. But you must be able to back your answer up with an example.
  • Be careful not to be overcritical

How would you change things if you came to work here?entrevistas-en-ingles

How long would it take for you to make a contribution here?

What can you do for us that another applicant couldn’t do just as well?

What qualities do you think this position calls for?

  • You should have thought this through when preparing the interview, show that you have.

Can you work under pressure?

Give evidence to show that you are used to meeting deadlines?

How do you motivate others?

What aspects of work provide you with job satisfation?

  • Job satisfaction can take any number of forms but below we give a list of some of the most commonly clited. Think about the job you are being interviewed for. Which of your job satisfaction factors fit most closely with the job. Make sure you tell the interviewer.
  • A challenge
  • The possibility to learn something new
  • Security – job tenure (duration of a job)
  • Teamwork
  • Promotion possibilities
  • The respect of my collegues
  • Personal freedom
  • Status
  • Money
  • Power & responsability