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1 :: What position do you prefer on a team working on a project?

Be honest. If you are comfortable in different roles, point that out.
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2 :: Describe your work ethic?

Emphasize benefits to the organization. Things like, determination to get the job done and work hard but enjoy your work are good.
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3 :: What has been your biggest professional disappointment?

Be sure that you refer to something that was beyond your control. Show acceptance and no negative feelings.
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4 :: Tell me about the most fun you have had on the job?

Talk about having fun by accomplishing something for the organization.
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5 :: Do you have any questions for me?

Always have some questions prepared. Questions prepared where you will be an asset to the organization are good. How soon will I be able to be productive? and What type of projects will I be able to assist on? are examples
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6 :: If you were hiring a person for this job, what would you look for?

Be careful to mention traits that are needed and that you have.
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7 :: Do you think you are overqualified for this position?

Regardless of your qualifications, state that you are very well qualified for the position.
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8 :: How do you propose to compensate for your lack of experience?

First, if you have experience that the interviewer does not know about, bring that up: Then, point out (if true) that you are a hard working quick learner.
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9 :: What qualities do you look for in a boss?

Be generic and positive. Safe qualities are knowledgeable, a sense of humor, fair, loyal to subordinates and holder of high standards. All bosses think they have these traits.
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10 :: Tell me about a time when you helped resolve a dispute between others?

Pick a specific incident. Concentrate on your problem solving technique and not the dispute you settled.
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