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1) Tell me something about yourself?

I am a person with strong interpersonal skills and have the ability to get along well with people. I enjoy challenges and looking for creative solutions to problems. OR Besides the details given in my resume, I believe in character values, vision and action. I am quick in learning from mistakes. I am confident that the various tests that you have conducted will corroborate my competencies aptitude and right attitude for the job. 2) What do you seek from a job? I would like a job which gives me a chance to apply all that I have learned in college as well as one which enables me to grow as a professional. I would like a role which enables me to make a difference. OR Great learning opportunities, challenging roles, rational career progression, good job satisfaction and opportunities to use my strength organization that gives me the opportunity to serve the organization and the society. 3) How would you resent your strengths? lways remember !"# $#% &I'()* &% %+ *#,- &%-+$G%.&. *#, "# . /+ &#'+ &%-+$G%.& $" %-* %# 0#$/+-% *#,- &%-+$G%.& I$%# B+$+1I%&. I$ &.#-% %-* %# "/+-%I2+ *#,-&+)1 B* 0#$/+-%I$G *#,- 1+ %,-+& I$%# &%-+$G%.&.3 !ou "an answer in two ways # $ a4 I am a hard worker and because of this ability I can work for additional hours to accomplish my tasks. I am commitment oriented and hence I always enjoy the trust and confidence of my team mates which enables me to perform my duties very easily. I am adaptable, so I can handle any type of people and situations and also bring out the best from them in spite of conflicting situations or opinions. I am a quick learner, so I can any subject quickly and analyze my job and add value to it as well as I can identify the problem and solve them faster and better. b4 'y strength is that I have very strong values and ethics and a very good eye for detail. I believe in strong relationships and have a very supportive family and very good friends. %) &o you ha'e any weakness?

:e had a disagreement on how to present our project report. I e.3 &o never highlight your weakness unless specifically asked.plained my point of view to her and asked her for her view point.3 %here6s a saying 5 (uote# !. .) How do you deal with "riti"ism? !*ou can6t please everyone. ccept it. I worked hard for it but scored less than what I e. 10) What ha'e you learnt from your failures? www.%echnicalsymposium. *) Tell us an in"ident where you had a roblem with your team$mate+ How did you handle it? #nce I had a problem with my team9mate in college who was my partner in my field work assignment. t that point we found a compromise could be reached by incorporating both our ideas. I6ve found that when conflict occurs. .) -s there anything else that we should know about you that would im a"t our de"ision? I am a continuous learner and try to keep myself abreast of all developments in the field of I%. it6s because of a failure to see both sides of the . I am certain that I would be able to achieve the targets that I set for myself and beyond.pected. lso since I do not quit in the face of toughest challenges. so just please yourself.lways remember 5 !%ry to specify your weakness as your strength and also highlight it as a benefit.3 /) &id you ha'e any failures in your life? I failed to score a good percentage in my intermediate. I shall be able to make up a valuable and meaningful contribution to your organization.owever small the thorn maybe it has the ability to pierce. nswer7 #ne of my weaknesses as I perceive it would be occasional compromise on time for quality and perfection. &ome people are just not going to like you. )) Where do you see yourself ) years from now? I see myself as a 8888888 in your esteemed organization where by with all my enhanced learning and skill. *ou are your best critic.

3 11) -f after sometime you start disliking the job? What would you do? :ell. with your kind permission I would like to know more about induction and developmental programs=3 OR & . place of posting. 13) 2an you gi'e three reasons why would you like to join our "om any? %hree reasons why I would like to join your company are7 a4 &ince your company provides a strong core competency. &till if I don6t get an answer then I will speak to my seniors and colleagues to learn my mistakes so that I become more user friendly to my organization. If such things happen then I would try to improve and rectify myself. (uote# ! ccepting a failure is a man6s great trait. %ry to ask more about the company to show how early you can make a contribution to your organization like !&ir. I would like to have my feedback. leave.1rom my failures I have learnt to analyze myself and find out my shortcomings. never to feel rejected. %hose shortcomings are the areas of future improvement for me and I have undertaken seriously to improve myself on those relevant areas. regarded questions. so that I can analyze and improve my strengths www. perks. etc.%echnicalsymposium. very strong value systems and best practices so I believe I have a strong vision of viewing me as a project leader in your company. 12) What are your salary e1 e"tations? !$ever bargain for your <st job.3 &ir. if such situation then my first priority would be to look within myself and try to find out any shortcomings or lack of skills and techniques. 1%) &o you ha'e any 3uestions to ask us? $ever ask &alary. It6s a cardinal rule. #ne more thing I learned is never to give up. b4 *our company has one of the fastest growth rates and turnover in the industry and that would mean a faster growth rate for me as a professional. before answering to your question I would like to ask you with your kind permission what salary you provide to new entrants in your organization at this level. c4 %he practices of your company are more employee and customer oriented.

e how well one is able to perform his job with the least possible supervision.ibility must be there within us to progress in life.terior. b4 0o9operation or Interpersonal skills . since I am a student of +0+. c4 Integrity of characters 5 well a man with the above mentioned factors but lacks character is incomplete and unsuccessful.3 from +0+ to I%.3 1/) 6u ose you find yourself in a deserted island+ What three things you will need to sur'i'e? www. for which you are now interviewing me.t big things are and their risk taking abilities.don7t like your fa"e8 then why should . issues are so thoughtfully analyzed. I would associate my determined attitude with the can6s tough e.and rectify my shortcomings. I would know how almost intuitively. nd I believe fle. as u know that +0+>0&+>I% are sister branches and all are interrelated and secondly I think it will be of my best if I utilize my sharp analytical skills in a software industry so I basically do not have any problem to !&:I%0. OR I would like to be the mind of the 0+# 5 I would then know e. how prioritizing happens and how accurate decisions which affect numerous stakeholders are made. %here6s a saying 5 (uote# ! man6s face is not indicative of his abilities. bubbling with enthusiasm. 1*) Why from 424 to -T domain? &ir. 1)) How do you think our "om any determines su""ess in an em loyee? :ell.e how well the employees adapt or adjust themselves with a wide variety of situations. I think your company measures success in an employee in three parameters 5 a4 0ompetence i. the content are always a surprise.) 6u ose .) -f you were an animal5 a "an of sou 5 some other random obje"t whi"h one would you refer and why? I would be a can of soup 5 one that has a variety of flavors. they know what the ne. I would believe that whatever the label on the can.tell you . you definitely would agree that I have other qualities that appealed you. 1.sele"t you? +ven if you do not like my face.3 ! book is not judged by its cover but it is judged by its contents. 1.%echnicalsymposium.actly how comple.

www. &tart with the item farthest back and work up to the present.+&%I#$& $" $&:+-& -eview these typical interview questions and think about how you would answer them. 21) How do you think you "ondu"ted or erformed during this inter'iew? I think I have conducted myself in the best possible manner by satisfying your queries through my specific answers which I feel were logical. )imit it to work9related items unless instructed otherwise. Be careful that it does not sound rehearsed. )0 2ommon -nter'iew (uestions and 9nswers AB 0#''#$ I$%+-/I+: C. )et me e. systematic and to the point. we need to tackle it from the mental and physical stand9point. *ou need to have a short statement prepared in your mind.1ood. 22) 2an you work under ressure? -f yes8 how lease e1 lain? &ir.%echnicalsymposium. %hrough my answer my true worth as a dynamic and competent professional has come out fair and square and I am happy with my performance which would ensure my selection in this esteemed organization. :ater and . 1+ Tell me about yourself# %he most often asked question in interviews. 'ental stand9point would mean being in a state of rela. :henever there is pressure of work.act order of merit and importance so that I can dispose them off quickly and effectively. I can handle pressure of work. 20) How mobile are you? I am absolutely mobile.ation and composure so that I do not feel stressed out during the course of my work and from physical stand9point@ I always prioritize my job in their e. :ell I can go to any part of the country or even abroad if situation permits.plain how. -ead the questions listed@ you will also find some strategy suggestions with it. %alk about things you have done and jobs you have held that relate to the position you are interviewing .ope ?that one day I will definitely come out from this island4.

you will be the one looking bad.perience. $ever refer to a major problem with management and never speak ill of supervisors.%echnicalsymposium. )+ What do "o$workers say about you? Be prepared with a quote or two from co9workers. and you have met some and are on track to achieve the others.planation is that you have set goals.ave some good ones handy to mention. 3+ What e1 erien"e do you ha'e in this field? &peak about specifics that relate to the position you are applying for. always said I was the hardest workers she had ever known.2+ Why did you lea'e your last job? &tay positive regardless of the circumstances.plain why.+ What ha'e you done to im ro'e your knowledge in the last year? %ry to include improvement activities that relate to the job. If you do. It is as powerful as Eill having said it at the interview herself. Eill 0lark. . If you do not have specific e. +ither a specific statement or a paraphrase will work. Deep smiling and talk about leaving for a positive reason such as an opportunity. wide variety of activities can be mentioned as positive self9improvement. 1ind out where they have been and where they are going. www. %+ &o you "onsider yourself su""essful? *ou should always answer yes and briefly . a chance to do something special or other forward9looking reasons. :hat are the current issues and who are the major players= . a co9worker at &mith 0ompany. good e. co9workers or the organization. *+ What do you know about this organi:ation? %his question is one reason to do some research on the organization before the interview. get as close as you can.

11+ What kind of salary do you need? loaded question. Instead. 12+ 9re you a team layer? *ou are. If not. %hen give a wide range. &incerity is e. will tell you.tremely important here and will easily be sensed. -elate it to your long9term career goals. a team player. &o. 13+ How long would you e1 e"t to work for us if hired? www.. say that it can depend on the details of the job. 10+ &o you know anyone who works for us? Be aware of the policy on relatives working for the organization. Deep the focus on this job and what you can do for this .%echnicalsymposium. %hatFs a tough question. the interviewer.amples ready. nything else is a distraction. &pecifics that show you often perform for the good of the team rather than for yourself are good evidence of your team attitude. /+ Why do you want to work for this organi:ation? %his may take some thought and certainly. %his can affect your answer even though they asked about friends not relatives.+ 9re you a lying for other jobs? Be honest but do not spend a lot of time in this area. say something like. Be sure to have e. taken off guard. of course. do not answer it. just say it in a matter9of9fact tone. should be based on the research you have done on the organization. 0an you tell me the range for this position= In most cases. nasty little game that you will probably lose if you answer first. Be careful to mention a friend only if they are well thought of. %his is a key point. "o not brag.

-emember firing is not the same as layoff or reduction in force. say no. t the same time. this is the type of work you prefer. Give a little advance thought to this relationship. "o not make light of it or in any way seem like you like to fire people. #r s long as we both feel IFm doing a good job. 1. brief and avoid saying negative things about the people or organization involved. :hen it comes to the organization versus the individual who has created a harmful situation. "o not say yes if you do not mean it. %hatFs the type of answer that works best here. If you have. But since you need to work. be honest. It gives you a chance to highlight your best points as they relate to the position being discussed. 1%+ Ha'e you e'er had to fire anyone? How did you feel about that? %his is serious. you will protect the organization.&pecifics here are not good. "o you have strong feelings that the job gets done= *es. 1)+ What is your hiloso hy towards work? %he interviewer is not looking for a long or flowery dissertation here.+ Ha'e you e'er been asked to lea'e a osition? If you have not. you will do it when it is the right thing to do. 1*+ -f you had enough money to retire right now8 would you? nswer yes if you would. showing a benefit to the organization.ious for this question. &omething like this should work7 IFd like it to be a long time. &hort and .%echnicalsymposium.+ 41 lain how you would be an asset to this organi:ation *ou should be an. 1. 1/+ Why should we hire you? (oint out how your assets meet what the organization needs. "o not mention any other www.

%echnicalsymposium. just stay positive. 20+ Tell me about a suggestion you ha'e made . 21+ What irritates you about "o$workers? %his is a trap question. Be sure and use a suggestion that was accepted and was then considered successful. #ne related to the type of work applied for is a real plus. *our leadership skills. greatest strength? few good e. like the people. *our positive attitude 23+ Tell me about your dream job+ &tay away from a specific job.perience and interest.amples7 *our ability to prioritize. you plant the suspicion that you will be dissatisfied with this position if . 2)+ What are you looking for in a job? www. 22+ What is your $umerous answers are good. *our professional e. *ou cannot win. *our ability to work under pressure. If you say another job is it.pertise. *our ability to focus on projects. %hink real hard but fail to come up with anything that irritates you. If you say the job you are contending for is it.candidates to make a comparison. e. you strain credibility. 2%+ Why do you Give several reasons think and you would do well at this job? include skills. %he best is to stay genetic and say something like7 job where I love the work. short statement that you seem to get along with folks is great. can contribute and canFt wait to get to work.ave a good one ready. *our problem9solving skills.

2. 30+ "onFt What get trivial has or disa negative.ample that relates www. %his is a test to see if you will speak ill of your boss. violence or lawbreaking to get you to object. +.ard work. but the work is the most . 31+ Tell me about your ability to work under ressure+ *ou may say that you thrive under certain types of pressure.%echnicalsymposium. If you fall for it and tell about a problem with a former boss. you may well below the interview right there. Initiative. 0reativity. 2. which would have given you more responsibility. %here is no better answer. %eam player. (roblem solver 2/+ Tell me about a roblem you had with a su er'isor Biggest trap of all. (ositive attitude. (atience. )eadership.&ee answer G HI 2*+ What kind of erson would you refuse to work with? "o not be trivial.+ What would your %here are re'ious su er'isor say your strongest numerous good oint is? possibilities7 )oyalty. *ou were laid off in a reduction 0ompany did not win a contract. Give an e.+ What is more im ortant to you# the money or the work? 'oney is always important. &tay positive and develop a poor memory about any trouble with a supervisor. . +nergy. 'inor objections will label you as a whiner. ointed &afe areas you are about few but a can job? include7 $ot enough of a challenge. It would take disloyalty to the organization.

*our outcomes are a success. "o not say yes just to get the job if the real answer is no. -ecognition 3%+ %his 9re is you willing up to to work you. 3. Be honest at this point and save yourself future grief. chievement.*our boss tell you that you are successful 3*+ Would you be willing to relo"ate if re3uired? *ou should be clear on this with your family prior to the interview if you think there is a chance it may come up.ights? totally Weekends? honest. o'ertime? Be .to the type of position applied for. "o not give fuel to the suspicion that you may want another job more than this one. but good e. 3)+ How would you ways know you are were su""essful good on this job? &everal measures7 *ou set high standards for yourself and meet them.+ 9re you willing to ut the interests of the organi:ation ahead of your own? . 32+ &o your skills mat"h this job or another job more "losely? (robably this one. %his can create a lot of problems later on in your career.amples are7 0hallenge. 33+ What moti'ates you to do your best on the job? %his is a personal trait that only you can say.%echnicalsymposium.

point out ?if true4 that you are a hard working quick learner. salesman or consensus. they are no longer blind spots. "o not hand it to them. "o not worry about the deep ethical and philosophical implications. 3.pert you listen to.%his is a straight loyalty and dedication question. &ome of the more common labels.+ &es"ribe your management style+ %ry to avoid labels. %2+ &o you think you are o'er3ualified for this osition? -egardless of your qualifications.ere you have to come up with something or you strain credibility. bring that up7 %hen. instead of one size fits all. %0+ &o you ha'e any blind s ots? %rick question. %1+ -f you were hiring a Be careful to mention erson for this job8 what would you look for? traits that are needed and that you have. Eust say yes. "o not reveal any personal areas of concern here. like progressive. )et them do their own discovery on your bad points. because it says you will manage according to the situation.perience that the interviewer does not know about. state that you are very well qualified for the position. 'ake it small. if you have e. If you know about blind spots. www.ample would be working too far ahead of colleagues on a project and thus throwing coordination off. n e.%echnicalsymposium. can have several meanings or descriptions depending on which management e. 3/+ What ha'e you learned from mistakes on the job? . %3+ How do you ro ose to "om ensate for your la"k of e1 erien"e? 1irst. %he situational style is . well intentioned mistake with a positive lesson learned.

point roje"t? that out. comfortable %. fair. &how acceptance and no negative feelings. osition do you If you are refer on a team working on a in different roles. %*+ What Be honest.+ What has been your biggest rofessional disa ointment? Be sure that you refer to something that was beyond your control. %hings like. %. )0+ &o you ha'e any 3uestions for me? lways have some questions .+ &es"ribe your work ethi"+ +mphasize benefits to the organization.%echnicalsymposium. %/+ %alk Tell about me about fun the by most fun you ha'e had for on the the job+ having accomplishing something organization. determination to get the job done and work hard but enjoy your work are good. Cuestions prepared where you will be an asset to www. ll bosses think they have these traits. %)+ Tell me about a time when you hel ed resol'e a dis ute between others+ (ick a specific incident. 0oncentrate on your problem solving technique and not the dispute you settled.%%+ What 3ualities do you look for in a boss? Be generic and positive. &afe qualities are knowledgeable. loyal to subordinates and holder of high standards. a sense of humor.

the organization are good. www.ow soon will I be able to be productive= and :hat type of projects will I be able to assist on= are . .amples.%echnicalsymposium.