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Top Most Common Job Interview Questions and Their Best Answers

What are the top most common job interview questions asked by interviewer and their best answers?

Top Most Common Job Interview Questions and Their Best Answers
Top Most Common Job Interview Questions and Their Best Answers

Well there are a large number of questions which are generally asked almost in every interview no matter whats the position you have applied for and whats your job will be.

Below I am enlisting the top most common interview questions and their best answers to help you out :

1- Tell us about yourself ?

This is the best question where you can show your value and you can differentiate yourself to others. Don’t tell full detail of yours.Just be specific and answer it confidently. Most of the us give our full detail like hobbies, family background detail etc.

2- Where do you see yourself in 5 years?

This is another most common question asked by interviewers, this question doesn’t mean that you describe exactly what you will do in coming 1820 days? In-fact no can describe what he/she will do in coming 5 years so, best answer for where do you see yourself in 5 years is You can say I know there are a lot of things to learn, but I’m going to be work hard, make myself skillful, gain practical experience so that company would promotes me to some managerial position.

3- What are your weakness?

Weaknesses is not something that you can’t overcome or it remains with you forever but it can be overcome with time with your willingness. For answering this question you should don’t directly say your weakness. Just twist this question and answer it very smartly and say your weakness that shows your positivism.

For example you can say:

  • I can’t say no to any project.
  • I focused to much on details.
  • I trouble in asking for help.

4- What are your Strengths?

This is the most common question asked in interview, regardless of level of position or industry. Main prospective of interviewer from this question is that they wants to know what you can do for our company that no one could do or why company would select you for the position. So you must be prepared to give answer about your strengths. Many candidates don’t do very well in answering this question so there is a opportunity for to give best answers so that employer will pick you from crowd.

Below are the some best example of strength that you can answer and explain:

  • Time Management
  • Creative Thinking
  • Task prioritization
  • Organizational Skills
  • Communication Skills
  • Discipline
  • Trustworthiness
  • Team Work

5- Why do you want to join us Or why do want this job?

Some of clear reasons behind leaving previous jobs and joining new one is is because of better salary package, company stability, learn new skills sets and enhance yourself professionally etc. Below is example for why you want to join us?

“To be honest, I want to join this company because I want better career progress, I want to learn new skills and use my existing skills which I gained in my previous career and use those skill here to make a major difference in this company”

6- Why did you leave your last job or reason behide to leave your last job?

There are many reasons behide leaving your last jobs for example company you worked for went out of business, you are looking for better opportunities, you feel undervalue in past company etc.

You should always be very truthful in answering this question, always tell true reason behind leaving last job, if you didn’t leave your last job under the best circumstances, be direct and positive– don’t over-explain or try to dodge the question.

7- Why we should hire you?

Be genuine and answer this question according to company requirement. Use your strengths and relate them to the requirements for the position. For example you can say If you hire me, it will be a great platform to showcase my skills for the betterment of the company. I think there are a lots opportunities associates with this position that will polish my skills set and I will learn a lot from there.Whatever responsibility that you will give me , I ensure to complete them within the stipulated time.

8-Do you have any question for us?

This is a question that allows you to respond and overcome any objections they might have. Always say ‘Yes,’when an interviewer asks if you have questions because if you say no it gives very bad impression and then you will be one of those who gets the rejection letter.

You can ask questions about:

  • The job and its requirement in detail.
  • Why company is hiring, is this is new position or you will be replacing someone.
  • What are the company expectations from you?
  • What will be you salary?
  • What are the company norms, culture and work style?

That’s all folks, I hope after reading this you will be able to get success in your next interview and hopefully you will get job. If this article helps you remember me in your prayers, Thanks.

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