1. have you ever had fire anyone? How did you feel about that?

This is serious. Do not make light of it or in any way seem like you like to fire people. At the same time, you will do it when it is the right thing to do. When it comes to the organization versus the individual who has created a harmful situation, you will protect the organization. Remember firing is not the same as layoff or reduction in force.

2. Which kind of salary do you need?

A loaded question. A nasty little game that you will probably lose if you answer first. So, do not answer it. Instead, say something like, That's a tough question. Can you tell me the range for this position? In most cases, the interviewer, taken off guard, will tell you. If not, say that it can depend on the details of the job. Then give a wide range.

3. Would your previous supervisor say your strongest point is?

There are numerous good possibilities: Loyalty, Energy, Positive attitude, Leadership, Team player, Expertise, Initiative, Patience, Hard work, Creativity, Problem solver.

4. Which disappointed you about job?

Don't get trivial or negative. Safe areas are few but can include: Not enough of a challenge. You were laid off in a reduction Company did not win a contract, which would have given you more responsibility.

5. Which irritates you about co-workers?

This is a trap question. Think real hard but fail to come up with anything that irritates you. A short statement that you seem to get along with folks is great.

6. What are you looking for in job?

Stay away from a specific job. You cannot win. If you say the job you are contending for is it, you strain credibility. If you say another job is it, you plant the suspicion that you will be dissatisfied with this position if hired. The best is to stay genetic and say something like: A job where I love the work, like the people, can contribute and can't wait to get to work.

7. Tell me about your dream job?

Stay away from a specific job. You cannot win. If you say the job you are contending for is it, you strain credibility. If you say another job is it, you plant the suspicion that you will be dissatisfied with this position if hired. The best is to stay genetic and say something like: A job where I love the work, like the people, can contribute and can't wait to get to work.

8. What you think you would do well at this job?

Give several reasons and include skills, experience and interest.

9. How you can be an asset to this organization?

You should be anxious for this question. It gives you a chance to highlight your best points as they relate to the position being discussed. Give a little advance thought to this relationship.

10. Have you ever been asked to leave the position?

If you have not, say no. If you have, be honest, brief and avoid saying negative things about the people or organization involved.

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11. If you had enough money to retire would you resign?

Answer yes if you would. But since you need to work, this is the type of work you prefer. Do not say yes if you do not mean it.

12. Why we hire you?

Point out how your assets meet what the organization needs. Do not mention any other candidates to make a comparison.

13. How long would you expect to work for us if hired?

Specifics here are not good. Something like this should work: I'd like it to be a long time. Or As long as we both feel I'm doing a good job.

14. What is your philosophy towards work?

The interviewer is not looking for a long or flowery dissertation here. Do you have strong feelings that the job gets done? Yes. That's the type of answer that works best here. Short and positive, showing a benefit to the organization.

15. When answering some questions how you need to have your thought process running?

Make your self clear about your project, graduation subjects, technical aspects of your project, etc. Try to have a clear voice and fresh breath because they can act as a major distracts to the interviewer.

16. How to answering this question very imperative that you be honest try not to fake your image?

This question might be kept on record during your employment. There are instances when candidates were rejected partly because of the answer to this question. Always remember that the interviewer has much knowledge about what he is speaking.

17. State a major problem you faced during the project in detail and explain us how you approached it and solved?

While answering this question you need to be honest. If you do not know enough about the project then politely address the basics. Remember they know much more about the technicalities than you don't try to fool them.

18. What do you know about this company, your job opening and explain about the possible job environment?

While answering this question make sure that you do enough research about the company and your job opening. It is imperative that you know about the job, its environment, technical aspects and possibly what type of projects you would be working with then do explain to him about all these.

19. Are you passionate about open content and open source project?

State whether you are passionate about them and your contributions to the society. Also tell them whether you like to develop open source projects or proprietary projects and state the reason.

20. Some of the basic questions you need to know are as follows: -

Project details, its uses and benefits, environment, team, client name?
You need to be as detailed as you can about these specific questions as they will decide your future job prospect and opportunity.

21. Technical interviews will test on your technical knowledge make sure that you are?

Technical interviews will test on your technical knowledge make sure that you are thorough with the basics and most of the companies ask you basics. If you do not know answer to a specific question tell them that you don't know the answer to that specific question it is no harm but if you try to attempt it with having knowledge it will have a catastrophic effect.

22. Some of these tips should help you out during a video interview they are: -

1) Planning is crucial do contact the company or its facilitator whether they require any information prior to the interview.
2) Don't be late to the interview because you may never know to whom you will be speaking with. He can be the chief of your company also.
3) Ask for basics on how to use the equipment even if you know how to handle it.
4) Dress professionally as you would dress for an in-person interview. Don't be on a wrong assumption that the interviewer will be having a half-length view of your body.
5) Only have important papers, pen and a glass of water on your work station which will have a professional look.
6) A microphone picks up even minute sounds so don't make any sounds, tapping, etc.
7) Eating, chewing, smoking, etc during the interview process are negative habits and they should be avoided at any cost. They distract you and the interviewer.
8) Eye to eye contact is very necessary during the entire duration of the interview.
9) If there is a feature such as picture in picture then it is better to turn it on also it shows your looks.
10) All the questions which will be asked during the in-person interview will be asked in the video. Try to have answers to all of them before hand. Difference lies in the fact that you will be speaking with the client directly. Ask questions if you have any. Prior information on how long the interview session might last could help you in planning for the interview. All this process should be viewed as a step towards getting hired.

23. Although you can have a video conference scheduled in your home?

Although you can have a video conference scheduled in your home many companies prefer to have them either in a recruiting firm or in a company which provides these facilities. It requires the same amount of professionalism which is required in a one to one interview session. Generally video interview is conducted as the last phase where you will have the chance to interact with the overseas client directly so make good use of it.

24. For a job seeker it provides a challenge although they are familiar with the technology.

Questions asked will be have a similar resemblance to the ones which are asked during face to face interview (one-one interview) the only difference lies in answering them in front of a camera with a head phone. It also tests your body language and if you have applied for a position which has strong presence in the service sector then importance will be placed on facial aspects and soft skills.

25. Video interview saves transportation costs and it makes recruiting much more fun.

For recruiting agencies or companies it can add an extra advantage as they can record the whole process and show it to their clients.

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