I have had the opportunity to have [insert number] internships/jobs.
The first was at [insert name of company], one the largest companies for [insert what the company does].
This job/internship was very interesting, and it was in [insert name of industry here…e.g. There, I gained experience [what did you gain experience in? troubleshooting problems, assisting the sales team and following up on customer inquiries, etc.] I would like to leverage the knowledge and skills that I learned during my two jobs/internships in order to deliver immediate value to the [insert the name of the job] role at [insert the name of the target company].
The characteristics of my personality that are aligned with this job is the fact that I am positive, self-motivated, and enjoy pleasing and helping other people. Focus, attention to detail and the ability to execute to the very end.
I am better than average, but I will never be a 10 because 10 is perfect, and there is always room for improvement. I have always enjoyed giving presentations and meeting with people individually, however one area I’ve worked on since the beginning of my career is getting comfortable introducing myself to new people.
I am content about the decisions I’ve made in the past about my career.
While I was there, I was responsible for [insert what were you responsible for].
We were able to [insert an accomplishment here…e.g.
If you have a job interview coming up, you know how hard it can be to prepare and know exactly what to say and how to say it. In order to do the research for this article, I spent several weeks scouring the web and job interview books for the most common job interview questions, and then I spent several more weeks speaking with human resource specialists across a variety of industries.
And while there are a number of articles on the web that list the most common job interview questions, most of these articles take one of two forms: None of these articles give you a comprehensive list of all the questions you are likely to be asked with actual sample answers, the types of answers that will make a hiring manager salivate and get you hired. The result of this work was the comprehensive list below that will cover most of the general interview questions that you could be asked during your job interview.