UNIQUE ANSWERS TO SOME OF THE QUESTIONS ASKED DURING AN INTERVIEW

  1. Tell us a little about yourself- The most often asked yet critical question that sets the tone for the interview. Introducing yourself can be a time-consuming task, and when going through an interview, you should be specific about the points you want to make and use your words wisely. Your hobbies and interests that are important to the work profile, achievements that have made a difference in your life, and any personal experience that you think could be relevant and give you an edge with the interviewers are some key topics that you can discuss when presenting yourself. Make sure your introduction isn’t longer than 30 seconds. Always, avoid being too formal. When necessary, you should lower your tone to convey that you are being genuine rather than crafty.
  1. Tell us about your strengths and weaknesses- This topic is not as simple as it seems. It’s easy to answer your strengths, but what about your weaknesses? Speaking about your flaws will work in your favor because it gives the impression that you are self-aware. But it can be difficult to respond to this issue. This is, however, where diplomacy comes into play. When it comes to talking about your flaws, you must be very careful what you say. Make your explanation creative so that your flaws seem to be strengths. Include what steps you’re taking to change the situation, and make sure to finish on a positive note.
  2. How do you believe you have contributed to society while being employed in the corporate world? This question is looking for a response that includes you doing something selflessly for society. For example, if you have done some voluntary work, such as social service, you should include that. The answers to this question could reveal a lot about your personality. As a result, be very careful what you say and never say something which you haven’t done. Don't give a negative answer to this question. This topic has the potential to make or break an interview.
  3. Why should we hire you? This is one of those questions that any candidate, regardless of the position for which he is interviewing, is expected to answer. By posing this question, the interviewer isn’t interested in what attributes you say you have; rather, he’s interested in how you use your imagination to stand out from the crowd when answering excessively generalized questions. Apart from technical and materialistic points, strive to remain grounded and offer a personal angle to the story, then align it with the business by demonstrating how you can accomplish a personal purpose and contribute to societal progress by using their benefits.
  4. Why do you want to work with the company? When this question is posed, you should deliver your prepared response in a polished yet natural manner. By asking this question the interviewer is trying to determine if you would fit in at the company and if you would add value to their existing team. You should be fully familiar with the company’s mission and vision before writing this response. The response should be a combination of your and the company’s ideas.
  5. In five years, where do you see yourself? That is one of the most cringeworthy interview questions ever. Interviewers ask about your future career goals and objectives for two reasons: They want to know if you’re going to stay put in the new position and whether your long-term goals align with the company. There is some stuff they don’t want to hear, such as jokes about how you’ll be sitting on the other side of the table in five years. Detailed plans for advancing your career within the organization. Or your fantasies about being popular, starting a company. So don’t make the error of using these lines in your answer. By this question, they basically want to know that the position will satisfy you and that you’ll work hard and stay with the company for a long time. So when answering this question keep these points in mind.
  6. Do you think it’s more important to work quickly or to do a good job? Be cautious in how you react when asked to explain your working speed. This is one of those interview questions where being quicker isn’t always better. The majority of employers choose to recruit workers who work at a consistent pace and deliver high-quality results. Avoid exaggeration when answering this query, and show that you are a consistent and dependable worker.
  7. Do you have any questions that you’d like to ask us? You may groan inside when you hear this question because you might feel like you’ve covered everything during the interview. It’s often preferable to ask a question rather than respectfully decline. Otherwise, you risk giving the impression to interviewers that you aren’t paying attention or that you aren’t interested enough in the role to leap at the chance to learn more.

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