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30 questions you may be asked at interview

  •  Posted on May 27, 2020  by  | No Comments
  1. Talk me through your CV.
  2. Why did you decide to study languages at University/College?
  3. How would you rate your fluency in your foreign language? Is it important for you to use your language skills on a day to day basis?
  4. What duties did you most enjoy in your last position?
  5. What functions did you least enjoy and why?
  6. Describe what you did if you weren’t busy at work and had some down time.
  7. Did you prefer to work as part of a team or on your own?
  8. Give me an example of when you had to prioritise a task and talk me through the process.
  9. Give me an example of when you had to meet a strict deadline and how did you manage the process.
  10. How do you cope and manage a challenging client?
  11. How do you manage conflict in the workplace?
  12.  Why do you want to leave your present role/company?
  13. What would need to happen for you to want to stay with the present company?
  14. What attracts you to this role?
  15. Tell me about a great achievement in a previous role.
  16. Tell me what you know about this company and the Senior Management team here.
  17. What research did you undertake about us?
  18. If you didn’t pursue a role in this sector, which other sectors are you interested in?
  19. Where else are you interviewing and where are you in the process?
  20. What are your medium and long term career aspirations?
  21. What motivates you?
  22. Tell me about your hobbies and outside interests.
  23.  What main 3 attributes could you bring to the role?
  24.  Are soft perks important to you and if so why?
  25.  What are your salary expectations in your next role?
  26. Describe your ideal company culture.
  27. What are your immediate thoughts so far about this role?
  28. What questions do you have for me?
  29. Have you any holidays booked in the next 6 months?
  30. How did you hear about the role?


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