Questions Asked During An Interview

Here are some questions that could be asked during an interview.

Working style

Do you prefer to work alone or as part of a team?

What are your working relationships like?

How do you get on with your boss?

Give evidence to show that you are used to meeting deadlines.

How do you motivate others?

Questions regarding ambition and personal motivation

Where do you want to be in five years’ time?

What sort of work would you most like to do if you are given the choice?

Which is more important to you, money or power?

What sort of people do you get on with best?

What sort of people do you find it difficult to get on with?

Are you a competitive person?

How long do you think you will stay in this job?

How much do you know about this organization?

Do you know the name of the chairman of this company?


What are your leisure interests/activities?

What television programmes do you watch?

Which newspaper do you read?


How often did you have time off in your last job?

How many days sick leave did you take in the last year?

Have you had any serious illnesses?

How do you cope with stress/pressure?


Tell me about yourself?

What is your greatest weakness?

What do you consider to be your strengths?

Are you political/ religious?


Where were you brought up?

Which school did you attend?

Tell me about your family.