Work Readiness

99 More Practice Interview Questions

Just in case you didn’t have enough to practice with “99 Practice Interview Questions,” I’ve compiled a list of 99 more practice interview questions. As an added bonus I threw in a few two-part questions, surprise now you have a few more than 99 questions to practice. I know you’re excited to get practicing!

  1. What were the five most significant accomplishments at your last job?
  2. How would you convince me to hire you?
  3. What salary do you expect if we offer you this position?
  4. What other positions are you considering?
  5. What are your lifelong dreams?
  6. If you were the Executive Director/CEO of this organization, what would be the top two things you would do?
  7. When was a time you shared a coworker’s or supervisor’s achievements with others?
  8. How would you go about establishing your credibility with a team?
  9. How do you want to improve yourself in the next year?Board Game
  10. What has disappointed you about a job?
  11. What is your favorite board game?
  12. If you were a fruit, what type of fruit would you be?
  13. When is a time when you helped resolve a dispute between others?
  14. Do your skills match this job or another job more closely?
  15. What will you do if you don’t get a job offer?
  16. What things do you not like to do?
  17. How would you describe your work ethic?
  18. What are you looking for in terms of your career development?
  19. If you were an insect, what type insect would you be?
  20. Are you willing to put the interests of the organization ahead of your own?
  21. What would be your ideal work environment?
  22. How would you describe your ideal organization?
  23. What experience do you have in this field?
  24. If you could meet any historical figure, who would it be, and why?
  25. What assignment has been difficult for you, and how did you handle it?
  26. When was a time you when you went above and beyond at work?Best Movie
  27. Have you ever been on a team when someone was not pulling their own weight, and if so, how did you handle it?
  28. What is the best movie you’ve seen within the last year?
  29. Do you know anyone who works for us?
  30. How would you describe your work style?
  31. What is a favorite childhood memory?
  32. What have you done to improve your knowledge in the last year?
  33. If your supervisor asked you to do something you disagreed with, what would you do?
  34. What do you see yourself doing within your first 30 days in this position?
  35. Is there a person in your career who has really made a difference? Please describe how.
  36. When was a time you helped someone?
  37. How do you get along with your older co-workers?
  38. How do you get along with younger co-workers?
  39. What would you bring to a potluck lunch?
  40. What is your favorite amusement park ride?
  41. When was a time you had to give someone difficult feedback?
  42. Why is a manhole cover round?
  43. Do you like the color of this room?
  44. If you found out that your organization was doing something against the law, like fraud, what would you do?
  45. When was a time that you didn’t work well with a supervisor?
  46. What salary are you seeking?
  47. When was a time that you did not work well with a supervisor, what was the outcome, and how would you have changed the outcome?
  48. How would you feel about working for someone who knows less than you?
  49. Have you worked with someone you didn’t like, and how did you handle this?
  50. Which do you think you are most like: an owl, a wolf, or a chameleon, and why?
  51. If you stayed with your current organization, what would be your next move?
  52. What goals do you have in mind for this job?Tennis balls
  53. When was a time you participated in a team, and what was your role?
  54. Why is there fuzz on a tennis ball?
  55. When was a time when things didn’t go the way you wanted (for example, a promotion you didn’t get, or a project that didn’t turn out how you had wanted)?
  56. What accomplishment(s) have you’ve achieved in a previous position that indicate you will thrive in this position?
  57. What problems have you encountered at work?
  58. How do you approach multiple tasks?
  59. How would you handle a situation if you were required to finish multiple tasks, and at the end of the day, there was no way that you would be able to complete them?
  60. What have you learned from your mistakes?
  61. If I were to ask your last supervisor to provide you additional training or exposure, what would they suggest?
  62. What is your salary history?
  63. If I were to give the salary that you requested but let you write your job description for the next year, what would that description be?
  64. If you were hired, loved everything about this job, and were paid the salary you asked for, what kind of offer from another company would you consider?
  65. What are 10 ways to use a pencil other than for writing?
  66. If you had a superpower, what would it be?how-many-times-do-a-clocks-hands-overlap
  67. What are some ideas you have implemented?
  68. How many times do a clock’s hands overlap in a day?
  69. If you had three wishes, what would they be, and why? You cannot ask for more wishes.
  70. How has your education prepared you for your career?
  71. What qualities do you think a successful manager would have?
  72. If you had to do one part of your life over again, what would be one thing you would change?
  73. What relevant experience do you have?
  74. Have you done anything to further your job experience?
  75. What motivates you to do a good job?
  76. When was a time you weren’t working hard enough, and how could you have worked harder?
  77. What are some of the things that you and a supervisor have disagreed about?
  78. What challenges are you looking for in your next job?
  79. Why did or didn’t you finish college?
  80. What was your favorite job, and why did you like it?
  81. If you got the position, how long would you stay with us?
  82. Your resume suggests that you may be overqualified or too experienced for this position. What’s your opinion?
  83. Are you a good manager? Please give me some examples.
  84. How would you describe the pace at which you work?
  85. Do you feel that you have top managerial potential, and why?
  86. Have you ever had to fire people? What were the reasons, and how did you handle the situation?
  87. What do you think is the most difficult thing about being a manager or executive?
  88. What important trends do you see in our industry?How to tie your shoe
  89. Why aren’t you earning more at your age?
  90. With your eyes closed, tell me, step-by-step, how do I tie my shoes?
  91. What was a difficult experience you’ve had at work, and how did you handle it?
  92. Have you gotten angry at work? Please describe what had happened.
  93. When is a time you faced conflicting priorities, and how did you choose your top priority?
  94. How do you measure success?
  95. What job would be your worst nightmare?
  96. If we unplugged the clock on the wall, why would we do that?
  97. Why did you choose your major?
  98. Have you ever been asked to leave a position?
  99. When can you start?

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