Questions You May be Asked at Interview.


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Interview Questions To help you prepare for that all important interview, we've come up with a few sample questions to help you practice and ensure your interview goes as smoothly as possible - Good Luck!

  • What kind of people do you like working with?
  • What kind of people do you find it difficult to work with? Why?
  • Do you prefer to work alone or in a group?
  • Have you ever had to manage or supervise others? Give examples
  • Is there anything you would rather avoid doing in your job? Why?
  • In your previous job, what kind of pressures did you encounter?
  • How do you feel about travel? On average, how many nights a week would you be willing to stay away from home?
  • What do you feel you have done particularly well in your job? In what areas have you achieved the greatest success? Why do you think this is?
  • In your last job, did you find anything difficult?
  • Why do you want to leave your present job?
  • What are you looking for in a company?
  • What are your salary expectations at the moment? And five years from now?
  • What do you see as your best qualities?
  • What about the other side of the coin? Apart from knowledge or experience, what traits do you feel could be improved upon?
  • Do you consider yourself a self-starter? If so, explain why.
  • What would you consider to be your greatest achievement to date? Why?
  • How do you feel about working long hours and weekends?
  • Deep down, do you consider yourself to be, a) An Accountant? b) An Entrepreneur? c) A Manager? Why?
  • Are you a good communicator?
  • How do you schedule your time? Are you good at setting priorities?
  • How often do you attend formal meetings with peers? What role did you play at the last meeting?
  • Describe the biggest problem that you have faced within the last six months. How did you handle it?
  • Explain your biggest mistake in delegating.
  • Explain your biggest mistake in not delegating.
  • What is the toughest decision you have had to make while at your present company? Tell me about it. What alternatives did you consider?
  • What change has caused you the most difficulty and why?
  • What are your standards of success in your job?
  • How far have you ever compromised your standards? Give examples.
  • Give some instances in which you have anticipated problems or influenced new direction.
  • Do you feel pressure? Tell me about it. How do you deal with it?

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