Updated: May 30
Upcoming job interview? Don't stress! We have complied a list of common job interview questions below for you to practice. Don't forget, you actually need to practice to be prepared.
Why are you looking to leave your current job?
This question is used to get an idea of your motivation for leaving your current job and if there are any red flags that could potentially impact your future performance. If you’re leaving your job for positive reasons, such as growth opportunities, be sure to emphasize that. If you’re leaving due to negative circumstances, be honest but keep your response professional and avoid blaming your previous employer or coworkers.
What are your long-term career goals?
This question is used to determine if you have a clear idea of where you want to be in the future, and if the job you’re applying for fits into those plans. When answering, be honest about your goals and how the role you’re applying for can help you reach them. Make sure to highlight how you plan to contribute to the company and the role.
Can you tell us about a time when you demonstrated leadership?
This question is used to gauge your leadership skills and ability to take charge in a group setting. When answering, provide a specific example of a time when you demonstrated leadership, explain the situation and your actions, and discuss the outcome. Make sure to highlight your ability to take charge, motivate others, and achieve a positive outcome.
How do you handle stress and pressure?
This question is used to determine if you’re able to handle the stress and pressure that comes with the role. When answering, provide specific examples of how you handle stress and pressure, and highlight your positive qualities such as adaptability, resilience, and determination.