Interviewer Questions - Company

Questions that the company may ask in an Interview:

  • Tell about a time when you built rapport quickly with someone under difficult conditions.
  • What criteria are you using to choose companies to interview with?
  • Give me an example of a time you had to persuade other people to take action. Were you successful?
  • Give me an example of a time when you were able to successfully communicate with another person even when that individual may not have personally liked you (or vice versa).
  • Tell me about a time when you had to go above and beyond the call of duty in order to get a job done.
  • Give an example of how you applied knowledge from previous coursework to a project in another class.
  • What kinds of things have you done at school or on the job that were beyond expectations?
  • Describe a time when you took personal accountability for a conflict and initiated contact with the individual(s) involved to explain your actions.
  • Give me a specific occasion in which you conformed to a policy with which you did not agree.
  • Which college classes or subjects did you like best? Why?

Interviewee Questions - Canidate

Questions that you should considering asking your future employer:

  • What are the goals of this department?
  • What can I tell you about my qualifications?
  • How much travel is expected?
  • I read in Business Week that a major competitor of yours is increasing its market share in your main market. What plans does your firm have to regain its lost market share?
  • What don't you like about working here and what would you change?
  • What would I go to work on first, and what would my function be?
  • What types of people seem to excel here?
  • What are the organization's three most important goals?
  • What is the budget this department operates with?
  • How would you describe the responsibilities of the position?