1. Why do you want this job as Contract Labour?

I want this job because I want to deliver my skills and expertise to maximize the efficiency of construction projects

2. Explain what is your greatest weakness?

I cannot refuse someone straightforwardly (This is a positive weakness - actually it will go in favor of you)

3. Explain why do you think time management is important if you are working as a labourer?

Labourers often have to finish many tasks at the same time and this is why they have to make sure that every task is done in a time-efficient manner.

4. Explain what are the common duties of a general labourer?

General labourers are expected to handle a lot of duties within a construction or production environment. Depending on the actual environment in question, he or she may be required to operate equipment in a safe manner, clean water tanks, dispose of trash and prepare work sites.

5. Explain what made you choose the profession of a laborer?

To be honest, I came into this profession by sheer chance. I was an ace student in shop class in high school and when I graduated from high school, I realized that this was my vocation. I have been working as a laborer ever since.

6. Tell me what makes you a great choice for a general labourer position at our company?

I am well-versed in preparing jobsites by clearing away debris and hazardous materials. I am also physically dexterous which makes it easy for me to manage physically demanding work easily. Additionally, I am great at taking and following instructions properly and ensuring that work assigned to me is done on time.

7. Tell me how do you measure your performance as a labourer?

I believe that I am highly qualified for this position as I have performed quite well over the years. With a lot of experience over the past nine years, I would rate myself at least an 8 on a scale of 10.

8. Do you have questions?

When asked if you have any questions about the role or the organisation, always have a few questions prepared to ask the interviewer. It is important to ask questions as this will illustrate your enthusiasm and desire to join their company. As with the other typically asked job interview questions, research and prepare some typicalinterview questions for the recruiter. You will find tons of content and guidelines to assist in preparing ahead of time to ask the interviewer and display your interest in the company as well as joining the team.

9. Explain what are you looking for in a job?

This may seem like an easy common interview question to answer, it is in fact a tricky job interview question. While the interviewer is asking you what you are looking for in a job, in actual fact they want you to answer with what they are looking for from you. Again when preparing for this question, be sure to have the job ad close at hand in order to assess in precise detail what the recruiter is looking for in a candidate. Answer this question the way you think the interviewer wants you to answer it, by describing desires that the job you have applied for will be able to deliver to the candidate.

10. Can you please describe your working experience?

Study your CV prior to your job interview and indentify areas of your work experience that is specifically relevant to the job that you are being interviewed for. Be sure to scrutinise the job advert as this will guide your answer and provide you with clues on what exactly the recruiter is looking for in a candidate. Your answer should be concise and relevant; the recruiter has already seen your Curriculum Vitae and already has a good idea of your experience. Try to get the recruiter to specify what areas they would like you to discuss so as to avoid digressing off the topic with long winded explanations. The reason why the recruiter is asking this question even after having seen your CV application is because they want to hear how you would describe your experience verbally and to ensure that your verbal explanation is consistent with the information detailed in your CV.

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