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Common Interview Questions

Below a selection of questions you may be asked in the course of the interview. Prepare answers to the standard ones.

  • What could you tell me about yourself?
  • What would your colleagues say about you?
  • How would your boss describe your work?
  • What do people assume about you that would be wrong?
  • What do you know about our organisation?
  • How would you describe your leadership style?
  • What are your strengths?
  • What are your weaknesses?
  • What do you do when you know you are right and someone else disagrees with you?
  • What are the important elements of good customer service?
  • How important are details to you?
  • How do you get the best out of people?
  • How do you work under stress? Can you provide a recent example?
  • What sort of person are you socially?
  • Do you prefer working in a team or independently?
  • All jobs have their good and bad points. What are the worst and the best aspects of your current job?
  • Which achievement is the most significant in your career so far?
  • What is the biggest mistake you have ever made?
  • What is the biggest conflict you ever experienced with another HOD?
  • Which kinds of situations do you find hard to handle?
  • Do you prefer working in a team or independently?
  • How do you see your career developing from here?
  • What are your personal long-term and short-term goals?
  • What would you want to achieve in your first 6 to 12 months in this role?
  • What would you do during your first 3 months in this role?
  • Why do you want this job?
  • Why should we hire you?
  • Which value do you think you can add to this position and company?
  • Which other jobs have you applied for recently?
  • Do you have any questions for us?

Global Expat wishes you good luck!