15 Most Commonly Asked Employer Interview Questions5/30/2011 6:47 PM By Jeff Orloff
Whether a company is looking to hire a full time employee or they are trying to find a freelancer, the people interested in the job are going to have to perform well in some sort of interview. Like any performance, prior knowledge gives you a distinct advantage. To gain the upper hand in the hiring process, it helps to know the employer’s interview questions before you meet so you know how to best answer. While getting the exact employer interview questions may be unlikely, there are some standards that are commonly used. For any interview, be prepared to hear many of the following:
- Why did you leave your last job?
- Why do you want to work here?
- How can you be an asset to this organization?
- What is your greatest strength?
- What is your greatest weakness?
- What is something in your last job that you found to be a challenge?How did you overcome this challenge?
- Have you ever had a problem with a supervisor?
- Have you ever had problems with co-workers?
- What motivates you to do your best?
- Give an example of a time you learned from a mistake.
- Describe your work ethic.What do you look for in a company?
- Describe a person that you would refuse to work with.
- If you were hiring someone for this job what type of person would that be?