The most common questions during an interview

QUESTIONS COMMONLY ASKED ON THE INTERVIEW AND YOU SHOULD BE PREPARED FOR:

  • Give a job description of your latest position.
  • Describe a schedule of your typical day in your latest position.
  • Describe your most significant project you have worked on so far.
  • How did you gain your last position and why are you leaving?
  • Is there anything exceptional you can offer?
  • What can you tell us about our company?
  • How long have you been looking for a job?
  • How did you find out about this open position?
  • What is the reason you have left your current position for?
  • Do frequent changes in your work environment and work procedures worry you?
  • What attitude do you have towards working overtime?
  • What advantages and disadvantages did your latest job have?

Initiative

  • In what areas would you like to further develop yourself?
  • How do you intent to work on it?
  • How do you believe you will contribute to our company?
  • If you are offered this position, what first steps will you take to achieve a really good start?

Experience with leadership

  • Describe your leadership style.
  • Why do you think you are a capable leader?
  • What do you enjoy the most about being a leader? What do you enjoy the least about it?
  • What do you find the most complicated about being a leader?
  • How do you cope with responsibility?
  • What do you do to motivate others the best?

Communication skills

  • How do you spend your leisure time?
  • What professional targets do you have?
  • What has motivated you to achieve these targets?
  • What are your most valuable skills?
  • Are you able to defend your point of view in a foreign language?

EXAMPLES OF QUESTIONS YOU DON´T HAVE TO ANSWER:

  • Do you regularly attempt church?
  • What is your political orientation?
  • What is your sexual orientation?

Interview can but does not have to be concluded with a discussion about level of payment and benefits the company provides. Before your departure you can expect to be informed about the time and form, the personal agency is to advise you about further steps in the selection process.