Interviewer Questions - Company

Questions that the company may ask in an Interview:

  • Describe the ideal working environment to do your best work.
  • Compare and contrast the times when you did work which was above the standard with times your work was below the standard.
  • Describe a situation in which you found that your results were not up to your professor's or supervisor's expectations. What happened? What action did you take?
  • What kinds of things have you done at school or on the job that were beyond expectations?
  • When you have been made aware of, or have discovered for yourself, a problem in your school or work performance, what was your course of action?
  • How would you describe your leadership skills?
  • Do you think that your grades are a indication of your academic achievement?
  • What two or three things are most important to you in your job?
  • Describe a time when you had to use your written communication skills to get an important point across.
  • Describe a situation that required a number of things to be done at the same time. How did you handle it? What was the result?

Interviewee Questions - Canidate

Questions that you should considering asking your future employer:

  • How would you describe your management style and interaction with your staff?
  • How big is the team I'd be working with?
  • What would you consider to be the most important aspects of this job?
  • Is this a new position? If not, what did the previous employee go on to do?
  • How many people would I be managing?
  • How do you envision this position supporting you?
  • What is the deadline for this project? How will success be measured?
  • What are the criteria that you are looking for in the successful candidate for this position?
  • Where have successful employees previously in this position progressed to within the company?
  • What do you like about working here?