Interviewer Questions - Company

Questions that the company may ask in an Interview:

  • Tell me about a time when you failed to meet a deadline. What things did you fail to do? What were the repercussions? What did you learn?
  • Discuss a situation during the past year in which you had to deal with an upset customer or coworker.
  • Describe the system you use for keeping track of multiple projects. How do you track your progress so that you can meet deadlines? How do you stay focused?
  • Do you have the qualifications and personal characteristics necessary for success in your chosen career?
  • What is the most significant contribution you made to the company during a past job or internship?
  • Describe a time when you were faced with problems or stresses that tested your coping skills.
  • By providing examples, convince me that you can adapt to a wide variety of people, situations and environments.
  • What short-term goals and objectives have you established for yourself?
  • Would you describe yourself as goal-driven?
  • Tell me about a time when your work was criticized.

Interviewee Questions - Canidate

Questions that you should considering asking your future employer:

  • What are the attributes of the job that you'd like to see improved?
  • How do you envision this position supporting you?
  • What sort of communication style works best with this team?
  • What are the criteria that you are looking for in the successful candidate for this position?
  • How would you describe the responsibilities of the position?
  • Does the management encourage the policy of promotion from within the organization?
  • How many people work in this office/department?
  • Is this a new position? If not, what did the previous employee go on to do?
  • What were the major strengths and weaknesses of the last person who held this job?
  • What does the client expect at the end of the project?