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Common Interview Questions


Practice, practice, practice! It's true the more you prepare for the interview the more successful the interview will be. Preparing will benefit you in many ways, such as:

  • build confidence

  • develop a mental script to interview questions

  • practice personal brand

  • check non-verbal body language

  • prepare appropriate dress

  • print out resume

  • gather references

  • if it's an in-person interview, drive to the location the day before to map out the drive and parking. If the interview is online, then set up a quiet space with a neutral background.


First Impressions will prepare you for the most common interview questions, job relevant behavioral and situational questions.  Below is a sample of common interview questions hiring managers ask across industries and jobs.

  1. What do you know about our company?

  2. Tell me about yourself.

  3. Why are you looking for a job?

  4. Share with me a weakness that you have.

  5. Why are you looking for a job?

  6. What frustrates you the most in your current or recent job?

  7. What was your greatest accomplishment?

  8. What is your greatest strength.

  9. Why should we hire you?

  10. Why did you leave your last job?

  11. Why were you fired?

  12. What do you like least about your current job?

  13. What other companies are you interviewing with?

  14. Share a work situation where you were under tremendous stress.  How did you handle this?  What was the outcome?

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