1. Tell me what you know about our company and its position in the industry.
In what ways will our company gain by hiring you?
How does your work and education experience help to qualify you for the job on hand?
If you are presently working, why do you want to switch jobs at this time?
Your resume indicated that all the jobs you have held have been only for a short duration. Why?
How long do you plan to stay with our company?
How would you define your longrange
goals and career objectives?
Would you be able to work overtime on occasion, if needed?
Would it be feasible for you to relocate
to one of our branches in another city if that proved necessary?
How do you respond to criticism?
How do you spend your vacation and spare time?
Briefly, what are your financial
status and obligations at the present time?
How did your previous employer treat you?
How did you secure your previous job?
Were you ever dismissed from a job for a reason that seemed to you unjustified?
Ifso, tell me something about it. ,
Have you other job offers you are
considering now, and on what basis would
you select this job rather than the others?
It is our company policy to require
a prospective employee to submit to a lie detector test. Would you agree to take such a test as a condition of employment?
Do you consider yourself a natural leader or are you inclined to be more of a loyal follower?
Looking back, what is the worst thing that has happened to you? What is the best?
What do people think of you? In your opinion, do they size you up correctly?
How is it that you are unemployed at present?
Do you have any mixed emotions about working for a person considerably younger than you are, or for a woman supervisor?
How do you cope under pressure?
What are your major strengths and how have you capitalized on them?
What do you consider to be your major weaknesses and how have they affected
your work, life and general attitude?
Does your present employer know that you are looking for another job?
When you consider your total employment history, what type of work did you enjoy the most? Which least?
As you grew up, what have you contributed towards your family finances, or your own schooling? Are you still doing it?
Have you been able to maintain a systematic savings program through planned budgeting?
What courses in school did you find exciting and most beneficial? Which bored you and were a waste of time?
Based on your knowledge of the field, who would you say are our chief competitors?
In what ways are you active in community work, social, fraternal, civic or other organizations?
33. Which of the previous firms you worked for did you like the best? Why are you no longer there?
Not all of us are blessed with a happy home life. How has yours been up to now?
Your resume shows that you've been with one firm for a long time without any appreciable increase in rank or. salary. Why didn't you venture forth to seek a job with better prospects?