Types of questions

There are many types of interviews and questions that you face in your job search. In this section, I tried to collect the most frequent types of questions with some of their more common to help you be prepared for that great day features.

Questions about skills. During any interview, always appear questions about your abilities or skills. The key to answering these questions is to focus on how your skills are related to that specific job.

Questions about your previous work. One of the curiosities of the interviewer is to know why you do not work at your old job. Were you fired or did you leave? Reasons? Try to focus on the positive without going into the blame game everyone. It assumes part of the responsibility. Perhaps the main reason was a lack of chemistry between corporate culture and your way of working. Or maybe there were overall budget cuts across the enterprise.

Questions about salary. Not every interview the subject Salarias be mentioned although you should be prepared to answer any questions about it. Sometimes the interviewer will ask about your previous salary. In that case, I am honest as the company can investigate and find your real salary. In other cases, they may ask you about your desired salary. Here, you have to have information about average salaries in your industry and in your geographical area to respond more knowledge.

Questions about strengths and weaknesses. Although the answer on your strengths does not represent much anguish, sometimes underestimates the candidate and does not list all its positive qualities. When you answer about your strengths, do not underestimate and presents all your qualities without any modesty. As for weaknesses, I am honest. For more information on how to answer questions about strengths and weaknesses, read on.

Questions behavioral background. These types of questions away a little of the typical script of common interview to get into a hypothetical terrain and situational. The interviewer will ask questions about certain specific situations on your professional or a fictitious situation past. What it is is to identify the problem presented and knowing evaluate and document alternatives, recommendations and implementation plan. For more information on these questions, read on.

Questions about your professional background. Limit yourself how long you employ to answer these questions about your professional background. If you have more than twenty years of experience, it is not necessary to list every job and function of your past. Make a summary of the most significant of your career condensed in a few minutes.

Questions about your communication skills. Avoid the typical responses when you get to this section of the interview. Do not just say that you communicate well orally and in writing. Uses specific examples of your communication style and whether you think it’s something you can improve and how.

Questions about corporate culture. Corporate culture is one of the most important aspects when it comes to establishing a connection between the candidate and the company. If they ask about the corporate environment where you want to work, he responds candidly about the expectations you have. And take the opportunity to ask about how is the corporate culture in the company to find out if you really like to work there.

illegal questions. There are many questions considered illegal when interviewing in this country. Often the interviewer does not even know that they are illegal and, in other cases, try to ask to see if they get the desired response. To confront illegal questions, you have several options: you refuse to answer, you approach them from a different angle, and simply denounce it. In this article, we move a little more about illegal questions.

Specific questions about the industry. In any interview, always be questions related to your specific field of work and even questions that sound like straight out of a college exam. These questions are designed to go into your professional mind and see how you come under pressure. First, it is always advisable to be aware of current events in your industry to have a good topic of conversation professional.

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