After the usual questions about your background, your flaws and qualities, your history and your expectations about the job, suddenly a question may arise that leave you speechless and you unstable. Well, that’s the point: to evaluate your reaction to an unforeseen situation.
Let’s talk about “What can you tell me?”
This question is usually done at the beginning and can lead trap, so be careful with what you say. The first few seconds are sometimes crucial to your partner a review of your true motivation is made for the post. You must be convincing and accurate if you lengthen this can bore your interviewer and shows that you are the person who best meets the expectations of the employer as evidenced by your values, your experience, your motivation and your organizational skills and adaptation .
Sample the best of you
prepared carefully “weak” points of your resume: long in the same position, lack of promotion, dismissal, frequent job change … The fact answer such questions will demonstrate your mastery of the situation and do not let impress as well. Prepares a response to present the positive side of things, putting highlight your experiences, for example like this: “It is true that remained in the same position for five years, but my responsibilities were expanded steadily.” Do not ever speak ill of someone, lying, accusing others of your disappointments or complain.
Five trick questions, among others …
Train yourself to answer this exhaustive list of questions-not “trick” to not run out of voice if necessary. Become schemes answers to be prepared for any eventuality.
How do you work under pressure?
Be professional: explains that stress is not a problem and that this is part of any work, and illustrates your purposes with personal experiences. Explain what are your tricks to relax and drain voltages. Add even pressure is very useful for enhancing the efficacy medium.
Where do you see yourself in five years?
Show that you have a strong professional project, you want to progress and you can project on a medium-term future. Ambition, if reasonable, always valued. It also demonstrates that know the reality of working (rotation, training throughout your professional life), you are able to adapt to a changing environment.
Do you prefer working alone or in teams?
Everything depends on the position you intend, of course, but generally loneliness is no taste to any dish employer, as currently the collaborative work is our daily bread. Your interviewer wants to know what your adaptation abilities as a leader or member of a team are.
comentale your good experiences in this field, even outside the work context (sports, cultural, social, etc.).
How do you organize your time?
List specific examples, prove you’re an organized person and do not let overwhelm by work, and adds how you organize to perform all your tasks on time. And why not illustrate your examples telling a usual day …
What conclusions do you draw from our interview?
Do not comment too flattering … Moderate your vocabulary. Simply answer the interview you thought interesting and explains why they think. Insist on professionalism and quality of dialogue, and concludes that the interview has served to motivate you if it fits in your willingness to join the company.
Especially for women
The question asked more or less subtle or disguised way, on forecast ahead of a possible motherhood is common when it comes to young women. Explain that this is not within your short-term projects because it is what the employer wants to hear. Once you have the job, things can change and that will have demonstrated your organizational skills. If you already have children, and if the question about the high availability required for the position for which you are applying is repeated, you can answer you’re binds well organized person and so far you’ve always managed to reconcile your work life and family