range for this position+ $n most cases" the interviewer" taken off guard" will tell you. $f not" say that it can depend on the details of the job. Then give a wide range.
12. )re you a team player?
You are" of course" a team player. Be sure to have e&les ready. pecifics that show you often perform for the good of the team rather than for yourself are good evidence of your team attitude. 1o not brag" just say it in a matter-of-fact tone. This is a key point.
13. ,o" lon% "ould you expect to "or# for us if hired?
pecifics here are not good. omething like this should work2 $/d like it to be a long time. 3r 's long as we both feel $/m doing a good job.
14. ,ave you ever had to fire anyone? ,o" did you feel about that?
This is serious. 1o not make light of it or in any way seem like you like to fire people. 't the same time" you will do it when it is the right thing to do. *hen it comes to the organi#ation versus the individual who has created a harmful situation" you will protect the organi#ation. emember firing is not the same as layoff or reduction in force.
1. What is your philosophy to"ards "or#?
The interviewer is not looking for a long or flowery dissertation here. 1o you have strong feelings that the job gets done+ Yes. That/s the type of answer that works best here. hort and positive" showing a benefit to the organi#ation.
1$. -f you had enou%h money to retire ri%ht no" "ould you?
'nswer yes if you would. But since you need to work" this is the type of work you prefer. 1o not say yes if you do not mean it.
1'. ,ave you ever been as#ed to leave a position?
$f you have not" say no. $f you have" be honest" brief and avoid saying negative things about the people or organi#ation involved.
1(. /xplain ho" you "ould be an asset to this or%ani&ation
You should be an&ious for this question. $t gives you a chance to highlight your best points as they relate to the position being discussed. 4ive a little advance thought to this relationship.
1*. Why should "e hire you?
5oint out how your assets meet what the organi#ation needs. 1o not mention any other candidates to make a comparison.
2+. Tell me about a su%%estion you have made
,ave a good one ready. Be sure and use a suggestion that was accepted and was then considered successful. 3ne related to the type of work applied for is a real plus.
21. What irritates you about co!"or#ers?
This is a trap question. Think real hard but fail to come up with anything that irritates you. ' short statement that you seem to get along with folks is great.
22. What is your %reatest stren%th?
!umerous answers are good" just stay positive. ' few good e&les2 Your ability to prioriti#e" Your problem-solving skills" Your ability to work under pressure" Your ability to focus on projects" Your professional e&pertise" Your leadership skills" Your positive attitude .
23. Tell me about your dream job.
tay away from a specific job. You cannot win. $f you say the job you are contending for is it"