Why you? Why our company? What are your strengths and weaknesses? These are common questions frequently asked during a job interview and finding the perfect answer may be difficult. Spring Professional gives you some tips to perfectly answer the recruiters’ questions and cope with trap questions.
The interviewer is saying “Are you an achiever”? Select an achievement that is work-related and fairly recent. Identify the skills you used, the achievement and quantify the benefit.
The interviewer is asking about your self-esteem and self-confidence, your career aspirations and whether you are a happy, positive person.
The interviewer is trying to find out what your definition of difficult is and whether you can show a logical approach to problem solving using your initiative. Select a difficult work situation which was not caused by you and which can be quickly explained in a few sentences. Explain how you defined the problem, what the options were, why you selected the one you did and what the outcome was. Always end on a positive note.
The interviewer is trying to understand and evaluate your motives for moving. This should be straightforward. State how you are looking for more challenge, responsibility, experience and a change of environment. Never be negative in your reasons for leaving, and rarely will it be appropriate to say that salary is the primary motivator.
The interviewer is asking about your self-perception and level of self-awareness.