Imagine you knew exactly what questions you would be asked in your next job interview.

While there is no way to know for sure what topics will be covered, we will provide you with the next best thing: a list of the most frequently asked interview questions.

We wouldn’t recommend having an acted response for each interview question. But we do recommend the practice to get comfortable with the questions you might be asked, what human resource managers are actually looking for in your responses, and how you can demonstrate you are the right person for the job.

Commonly Asked Interview Questions

  1. Tell me a little about yourself 
  2. How did you hear about this position?
  3. What do you know about the company?
  4. Why do you want this role?
  5. Why do you want to leave your current job?
  6. Why were you fired?
  7. What did you like most about your last position?
  8. What did you like least about your last position?
  9. Where do you see yourself in five years?
  10. What are your career goals?
  11. Why should we hire you and not someone else?
  12. What are your professional strengths?
  13. What do you consider to be your weaknesses?
  14. What’s your management style?
  15. Are you willing to relocate?
  16. Tell me about your greatest professional achievement.
  17. Could you tell me about a challenge or conflict you’ve faced at work, and how you dealt with it?
  18. What is your salary range expectation?
  19. What motivates you?
  20. What are you passionate about?
  21. What’s your dream job?
  22. How do you handle pressure or stressful situations?
  23. How would your boss and co-workers describe you?
  24. If I asked your boss what is an area that you could improve on, what would he/she say?
  25. What do you like to do outside of work hours?
  26. Do you have any questions for me?