Top 50 Interview Questions To Be Ready For

Top Interview questions

An interview process can be stressful. You might have phone interviews or 1:1 interviews with multiple people. The best way to help yourself is to be prepared. Don’t walk in without reviewing the questions below.

  1. Can you sell yourself to me?
  2. What are your greatest strength?
  3. What are your greatest weaknesses?
  4. Tell me about something you did or failed to do that you are ashamed of?
  5. When is the last time you made a mistake and how did you rectify it?
  6. Awkward silence…Are you ready for it?
  7. Why are you leaving or have left your positions?
  8. Why should I hire you?
  9. Aren’t you overqualified for this position?
  10. Where do you see yourself in five years from now?
  11. Describe your ideal company and position?
  12. Why do you want to work for us?
  13. Why have you not found a job yet?
  14. Tell me about the strong points and weak points of your past boss’.
  15. What good books have you read lately?
  16. Tell me about a situation when your work was criticized.
  17. What are your outside interests?
  18. What is your “Fatal flaw”?
  19. How do you feel about reporting to someone younger than you?
  20. Have you ever felt overwhelmed, why and how did you handle it?
  21. Looking back, what would you do differently in your life?
  22. Could you have done better in your last job?
  23. Can you work under pressure?
  24. What makes you angry?
  25. What makes you lose your patience?
  26. Why aren’t you earning more money at this stage of your career?
  27. Who has inspired you in your life and why?
  28. What was the toughest decision you ever had to make?
  29. Tell me about the most boring job you’ve ever had.
  30. Have you been absent from work more than a few days in your previous position?
  31. What changes would you make if you cam on board?
  32. I’m concerned that you don’t have as much experience as we’d like in….
  33. How do you feel about working long hours and weekends?
  34. Are you willing to relocate or travel?
  35. Do you have the stomach to fire people?
  36. Why have you had so many jobs?
  37. What would you say to your boss if he’s crazy about an idea, but you disagree with it?
  38. How could you have improved your career progress?
  39. What would you do if a fellow co-worker was not pulling their weight and it was hurting your department?
  40. You’ve been with your firm a long time, won’t it be difficult to switch now?
  41. Give me an example of your creativity…
  42. Where could you use some improvement?
  43. What do you worry about?
  44. How many hours a week do you normally work?
  45. What’s the most difficult part of being a (job title)…?
  46. What was the toughest challenge you’ve ever faced?
  47. What are your goals?
  48. What are your salary expectations?
  49. How do you define success?
  50. Give me five adjectives that best describe you?