Common Interview Topics

  • Tell me a little about yourself.
  • What are your strengths? Weaknesses?
  • What causes you stress and how do you handle it?
  • Give me three adjectives that describe you.
  • What do you consider your greatest accomplishment?
  • What do you like to do in your spare time?
  • Where do you see yourself in five years?
  • How do you define success?
  • What type of supervision do you prefer?
  • How do you feel about working nights and weekends for special events and activities?
  • What do you know about our company/organization?
  • What do you know about this position?
  • Why do you want to work in this field/for our company?
  • How did you decide on your career/field/major?
  • How would your co-workers/supervisors describe you?
  • Give me an example of a time when you had to make an important decision and how you came to that decision.
  • Tell me about a time when you had to work with a difficult person and how you handled it.
  • Please give me an example where you demonstrated the ability to be an effective member of a team.
  • Give me three reasons why I should hire you.
  • What did you like the most and the least about your last place of employment?